My good friend, frequent collaborator, and excellent Thereminist Victoria Lundy has released her debut solo album – Miss American Vampire – Songs on Theremin by Victoria Lundy. Just in time for Halloween, the album is available on Bandcamp https://victorialundy.bandcamp.com. Also, when you buy on Bandcamp, you get a PDF with four panels of album art.
Disturbing experimental mood pieces, melodic theremin, and gothic horror.
released October 31, 2015
1 Demon on your chest – Night terrors and sleep paralysis
2 Kojo no Tsuki – Moonlight over Ruined Castle
3 Maria Callas has been brought back to an unnatural life – theremin, theremin samples
4 Solar wind reveals ghosts – includes theremin and sampled sounds from NASA’s Cassini mission and the Van Allen belts.
5 A bad day at Carlsbad Caverns – Theremin, overtracked theremin, NI Reaktor Molekular
6 Miss American Vampire – he’s won the pageant, now it’s time to ride on a Halloween carousel
All songs written, arranged, performed and recorded by Victoria Lundy except Kojo No Tsuki written by Rentaro Taki
© 2015 Victoria Lundy | victorialundymusic.com
This recording used Moog Etherwave Pro Theremin, Ableton Live 9, Logic, Native Instruments Absynth, Reaktor and Molekular.
Thanks to Thomas Lundy and Mark Mosher for endless help and encouragement.
“I sung of Chaos and Eternal Night,
Taught by the heav’nly Muse to venture down
The dark descent, and up to reascend…”
—John Milton, Paradise Lost
Checkout Victoria’s web site for more info on her work http://www.victorialundymusic.com.
Note – I got to hear this album performed live last night in Denver and it was real treat. Here is a teaser video for that show. I animated Victoria’s original art in Resolume. This also gives you a sense for the live visuals during the concert.