released November 5, 2015
Sampler one presents the artists of Lena Records in new compositions written especially for this occasion and exclusive only to this release (with the exception of tracks #1 and #7). Spanning ambient, progressive rock, acoustic folk and industrial inspired minimalism, it covers a considerable portion of musical styles that will be the focus of this record label. It also includes a debut- a first ever published recording of Broadcasts From Atomic Age project.
Track #1 written by Radek Kordasiewicz with additional writing by Bill Forth and Juan R Leõn. Recorded between June 2012 and July 2013 at Reedcording Drum Studio, Deltona, Strada Sphere Studio, Davenport, West Hollywood, California and Piława Górna, Poland by Bill Forth (guitar), Reed Hayes (drums), Radek Kordasiewicz (loops & programming) and Juan R Leõn (bass guitar atmospherics). Produced and mixed by Kordasiewicz.
Track #2 by Michał Kacper Waloszczyk (electronics), recorded in September 2015 in Wrocław, Poland.
Track #3 music and lyrics by Gabriela Wasilewska (acoustic guitar, vocals), recorded in September 2015 in Gdańsk, Poland.
Track #4 by Juan R Leõn (4 and 12 string bass guitars, loop station, E-Bow) in September-October 2015 at Strada Sphere Studio, Davenport.
Track #5 written by Radek Kordasiewicz and Bill Forth. Recorded in October 2015 in Los Angeles, California, Piława Górna, Poland and at Jerzy Zając's studio in Kraków, Poland by Bill Forth (guitar, keyboards), Radek Kordasiewicz (loops, programming, keyboards) and Kasia Sokołowska (voice). Lyrics, production and mixing by Radek Kordasiewicz.
Track #6 by Radek Kordasiewicz (electronica), recorded in June, 2015 in Piława Górna, Poland.
Track #7 by Reed Hayes (bass guitar, drums, guitar, keyboards), recorded in 2014 at Reedcording Drum Studio, Deltona.
Artwork and design by Radek Kordasiewicz
A Lena Records release / catalogue number: LRSMP#1