The Sussex Workings Volume 1: Nine Of Swords

by Michael Tanner



Artwork and packaging design by AYITC Ocular Signals Department.

A Year In The Country Artifact #35/52.
Audiological Research and Pathways; Case #3

"The Nine Of Swords:

Divinatory Meanings
- Death, failure, miscarriage, delay, deception, disappointment, despair.

Divinatory Meanings - Reversed
- Imprisonment, suspicion, doubt, reasonable fear, shame.

Additional Divinatory Meanings
- An ecclesiastic, a priest; generally, a card of bad omen.

Additional Meanings - Reversed
- Good ground for suspicion against a doubtful person."

Nine tarot cards allocated to nine sonorous, percussive instruments, played in the order of their drawing from the deck.

Recorded at Greenwitch 04/06/2014 using an X-Y positioned Beyer M101 and Shure SM57. No plug-ins or FX were used in the making of this piece.


released June 5, 2014

Michael Tanner:

4 x Water Bowls
2 x Singing Bowls
2 x Temple Bells
1 x Cymbals



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Eschewing teeth, skin and expensive electrical equipment since 1977 - Plinth, The A.Lords, The Cloisters, Thalassing, Bible Student and other silly names.

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