Forrest Fang's Sans Serif* ‎– Unbound

Projekt ‎– PRO257
CD, Album


1 Henon's Aurora 13:20
2 Chant Of Urm 8:52
3 Lost Oracle 12:09
4 A Silver Season 12:28
5 Tone In Alium 10:32

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The Sans Serif project grew out of my interest in creating large-scale sonic environments from very small sounds. Some of the sounds originate from unreleased pieces, others from very early pieces dating back to my DIY cassette culture days, and have been pestled into sonic compost.
--Forrest Fang

To my mother, who taught me not to throw anything way.

Packaged in 4-panel disc eco wallet.
Total Time: 57:23
© 2011 Forrest Fang
℗ 2011 Seireenien Music, BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 17026 02572 8
  • Barcode (String): 617026025728
  • Matrix / Runout: [Disc Makers logo] MVA1261
  • Rights Society: BMI



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May 28, 2011
edited over 5 years ago

Forrest Fang "Sans Serif: Unbound" CD

The Chinese-American Forrest Fang is mostly known for his unique, at times quite eclectic and oriental blend of exotic instruments and modern electronics, especially on his earlier albums, but on his side project Sans Serif he focuses on sparse and droning atmospherics. "Unbound" reveals impressively with "Henon's Aurora", deep, imaginative and immersing sky high travel, I am hooked right away! "Chant Of Urm" gets darker and more massive, another masterfully mysterious sonic statement of Forrest and for me, one of the most remarkable and evocative compositions, more please! Culminating tension goes through gloomy "Lost Oracle", but still on its minimal drifting path. "A Silver Season" keeps the tension, slightly more active, but strongly mesmerizing. Closing opus, ethereal "Tone In Alium", is beautifully floating and culminating piece with synthesized heavenly choirs, sounding more orchestral at times. Absolutely gorgeous sonic voyage of deep spaciousness!!! No matter if it's Forrest Fang or Sans Serif, in both cases we are confronted with blissful soundscaping experiences. "Unbound", mastered by Robert Rich and packaged in eco CD wallet featuring simple, but fitting cover artwork (photography by Mark Mushet), is a polished effort in the deepest end of pure atmospheric ambience!!! Well done, Forrest!!!

Richard Gürtler (May 28, 2011, Bratislava, Slovakia)