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by Ed Pettersen

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Live, improvised score to the silent film "Transparency".
No overdubs were used in this recording.

YouTube version here: youtu.be/1xq83uPOipU

Film by Alan Smithee, shot by Max Louis-Raugel

I decided to include the outtakes of my first live pass at the film and a few others even though I wasn't entirely happy with the sound I got because I thought some of the performances were cool and worth sharing. I actually did 6 passes at the film over the course of a month. It was very challenging for some reason. Much more so than Collected Abstractions even though it was a much shorter film.


released July 3, 2020

Ed Pettersen-8 string lap steel guitar

Produced by Ed Pettersen
Recorded at Elk Dog Studio, June 19, 2020
Mastered by Ed Pettersen


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Ed Pettersen Nashville, Tennessee

Ed Pettersen has earned respect for his own Folk/Americana albums, but it is his nine year effort behind the production of the 3-CD, 50-song compilation Song of America and frequent jazz/free improv collaborations that have garnered him international recognition. His songs have been recorded by Bettye LaVette and Candi Staton among others. ... more

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