En Route (2001)
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Mars, the Bringer of War [Doomsday Mix]
(Gustav Holst, arr. Hermetic Science) 7:15

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Ed Macan:  ARP string ensemble, Micromoog, Hammond organ, digital pipe organ
Jason Hoopes:  bass guitar
Matt McClimon:  drums and percussion
Recorded June 2000, July 2001

 

Against the Grain, part one (Hoopes/Macan) 6:39
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Ed Macan:  ARP string ensemble, Micromoog, Hammond organ, vibes
Jason Hoopes:  acoustic piano
Matt McClimon:  drums and percussion
Recorded June 2000

 

Against the Grain, part two (Macan) 5:31
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Ed Macan:  vibes, Hammond organ, Micromoog, ARP string ensemble
Jason Hoopes:  bass guitar
Matt McClimon:  drums and percussion
Recorded June 2000

 

Against the Grain, part three (Macan/Hoopes) 4:57
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Ed Macan:  ARP string ensemble, Hammond organ, Micromoog, vibes
Jason Hoopes:  bass guitar
Matt McClimon:  drums and percussion
Recorded June 2000

 

Against the Grain, part four (Macan/Hoopes) 3:38
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Ed Macan:  Hammond organ, marimba, acoustic piano, Micromoog
Jason Hoopes:  bass guitar
Matt McClimon:  drums and percussion
Recorded June 2000

 

La-Bas [Down There] i.  Toccata  ii.  Dirge  iii.  Fugue (Macan)  7:58
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Ed Macan:  digital pipe organ, acoustic piano, Hammond organ, ARP string ensemble
Jason Hoopes:  electric six-string and bass guitars
Joe Nagy:  drums and percussion
Recorded July 2001

 

Raga Hermeticum (Macan) 9:00
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Ed Macan:  10-string lyre, soprano and tenor recorders, Rhodes electric piano, vibes, ARP string ensemble, Hammond organ, acoustic piano, electronic harpsichord
Jason Hoopes:  sitar, bass guitar, spoken intro
Joe Nagy:  dumbek, drums and percussion
Recorded July 2001

 

En Route (Macan) 6:45
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Ed Macan :  acoustic piano, Rhodes electric piano, marimba, Hammond organ, Micromoog, ARP string ensemble, timpani
Jason Hoopes:  bass and electric six-string guitars
Joe Nagy:  drums and percussion
Recorded July 2001

 

All tracks mixed and mastered at Big Bang Studios, Loleta, California; Mark Mayo, engineer
Arrangements by Hermetic Science
Produced by Ed Macan
Cover art concept and graphic layout by Ed Macan
“Mars, the Bringer of War” public domain
“Against the Grain, part one” and “Against the Grain, part three” © 2001 by Ed Macan/Jason Hoopes
All other tracks © 2001 by Ed Macan

Tracks 2-8 (P) 2001 by Magnetic Oblivion Music/ASCAP

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