Matthew Lien – Arctic Refuge (2004)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 47:04 minutes | Scans included | 3,07 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 890 MB
Genre: New Age
Matthew Carl Lien is a Yukon, Canada based World music singer-songwriter and producer. His primary lyrical and musical focus is on environmental and cultural themes. Preferring his native San Diego to Los Angeles, he discovered Signature Sound recording studios in San Diego, California, which is owned by his friend and musician/producer Luis Arteaga whom he met earlier at Mix Masters, where he recorded most of his albums to date, with the exception of his Hybrid SACD “Arctic Refuge” which was recorded at Bryan Adams’ Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He now has a fan base of millions in Taiwan and China, where he is known for his environmental music and his work with aboriginal and traditional cultures.
01. Among The Rafters Of The Earth
03. Under Mountain and Valley
04. Moon Over Crow Mountain – Intro
05. Moon Over Crow Mountain
06. A Perilous Trek
07. The Journey Home
09. One River To The Sea
11. Heart Of The Refuge
All music compositions, Lyrics and Arrangements by Matthew Lien.
Produced by Matthew Lien. Recording Engineer (Stereo & 5.1): Michael W. Harris.
Recorded and Mixed in June and July of 2003 at the Warehouse Studio, Vancouver B.C., Canada.
Editing and Authoring by Lon Neumann of the Sony SACD Project, Hollywood, California.
Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, California.
Field recordings of the Alaskan and Canadian arctic gathered by Matthew Lien during arctic expeditions from 1994 to 2002.
Additional beluga and narwhal recordings provided by John К. В. Ford of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.