Using the OP-1 as a modern folk instrument, this short single was written and recorded on a cross country train trip, utilizing local signals and the writer's fancy.
"Cardinal" is an old style industrial piece utilizing FM radio static and some manufactured/manipulated drum sounds, recorded on Amtrak #51, "The Cardinal," somewhere around the borders of West Virginia and Kentucky.
"Bridgeport, California Zephyr" samples an impromptu tabletop noise session AODL (Eucci), Fatale, Personal Injury Lawyer, & Arvo Zylo and loops and droops it into decaying feedback barriers. Original sample recorded in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago, played and recorded on the OP-1 on Amtrak #5, "The California Zephyr" across the plains of Iowa and through the Colorado Rockies, into the Utah desserts. Often under beautifully stormy skies as seen from the observation car.