the long falling

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recorded at 4 in the morning in my living room. there is a strange angle between the buildings that creates a wonderfull echo. the birds love it of course. the lyric is from my sister, Anne-Marie Turza who is a well know canadian poet. the poem is taken from her first book of poetry called, "the quiet".


A man is sewing button holes into the wings of moths. The wings tear, and the man keeps sewing. It is long ago. The world still has an end.
The man carries the moths there. Gently. They begin their long falling.
--- Anne-Marie Turza, "The Quiet"


from scrapwood and wire, released May 7, 2014



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martin silver Berlin, Germany

Martin is a Canadian and has been living in Berlin Germany since 2002. He has a wife and two kids and although he loves them very dearly, he was so excited by the fact of being home alone for a weekend at the begining of 2014, that he decided to take apart the bottom bunk in the kids room and build a very small yet cozy recording studio. Scrapwood and Wire is a record of this weekend ... more

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