Secret Chiefs 3 ‎– Book M

Web Of Mimicry ‎– WOM - 006
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Observance Of The Word
1 Knights Of Damcar
Baglama [Saz], Keyboards – Trey SpruanceContrabass, Cello – Tim SmolensGoblet Drum [Darbuka], Tambourine [Riq] – Shamou (2)Goblet Drum [Dumbek] – Danny HeifetzSantoor [Santur] – Fatima*Violin – Timb HarrisWritten-By – Spruance*
2 Hagia Sophia
Keyboards, Guitar, Programmed By [Programming], Electronics [Electro] – Trey Spruance
3 Vajra
Arranged By – Spruance*Drums – Danny HeifetzSympitar [Electric Sitar/guitar], Keyboards, Guitar, Bass – Trey SpruanceViolin – Eyvind KangWritten-By [Rat Puriya] – Traditional
4 Ship Of Fools (Stone Of Exile)
Contrabass – Tim SmolensGoblet Drum [Darbuka], Tambourine [Riq] – Shamou (2)Goblet Drum [Dumbek], Tambourine [Riq] – Danny HeifetzMandolin [Cumbus Mandolin], Acoustic Guitar – Jason SchimmelSantoor [Santur] – Fatima*Tar (Drum), Baglama [Cumbus Baglama], Keyboards, Organ [Organs], Guitar [12-string], Electric Guitar – Trey SpruanceWritten-By – Spruance*
Engagement Of The Sword
5 Horsemen Of The Invisible
Finger Cymbals [Zils], Drums – Danny HeifetzKeyboards, Programmed By [Programming], Guitar [Microtonal Guitar], Guitar – Trey SpruanceTom Tom [Concert Toms] – William WinantViolin – Eyvind KangWritten-By – Spruance*Written-By [Two Bars Of Melody] – Traditional
6 Combat For The Angel
Bass – Tim SmolensDrums – Danny HeifetzKeyboards, Organ, Electronics [Electro], Guitar – Trey SpruanceViolin – Eyvind KangWritten-By – Spruance*
7 Zulfiqar III
Keyboards, Organ, Programmed By [Programming], Percussion, Guitar [Guitars], Remix – Trey SpruanceViolin, Cello – Eyvind KangWritten-By [Various Rhymic Bits] – M. Glover*, P. Jackson*, Z. Mindwarp*Written-By [Zulkifar] – Spruance*
8 Siege Perilous
Baglama [Saz], Tar (Drum), Goblet Drum [Dumbek], Electronics [Electro] – Trey SpruancePercussion [Frame Drum], Cymbal [Cymbals], Bass Drum – William WinantViolin, Viola – Timb HarrisWritten-By [Salterello Iv] – Traditional
9 Dolorous Stroke
Bass – Trevor DunnDrums – Danny HeifetzKeyboards, Sampler, Guitar – Trey SpruanceWritten-By – Spruance*
Ritual Of The Cup
10 Blaze Of The Grail
Drums – Danny HeifetzKeyboards, Electric Piano [Elec. Piano], Zither, Trumpet, Guitar – Trey SpruanceSaxophone – Bar McKinnon*Violin – Eyvind KangWritten-By [Main Theme] – R. D. Burman
11 Lapsit Exillis
Contrabass, Cello – Tim SmolensFinger Cymbals [Zil Stick] – William WinantGoblet Drum [Dumbek], Finger Cymbals [Zils], Tambourine [Riq], Drums – Danny HeifetzKeyboards, Guitar – Trey SpruanceSantoor [Santur] – Fatima*Violin – Timb HarrisWritten-By – Spruance*
12 Lapis Baitulous
Bells [Ankle Bells] – William WinantCello – Tim SmolensGoblet Drum [Dumbek], Finger Cymbals [Zil Stick], Tambourine [Riq] – Danny HeifetzKeyboards, Baglama [Saz], Sympitar [Electric Sitar Guitar], Guitar – Trey SpruanceViolin – Timb HarrisWritten-By – Spruance*
13 Safina
Drums – Danny HeifetzKeyboards, Trumpet, Guitar, Bass – Trey SpruanceSaxophone – Bar McKinnon*Violin – Eyvind KangWritten-By [Musicawi Silt] – Girma Beyene

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  • Art Direction, Artwork [Concept], Illustration [Original Drawings/cypher Calligraphy]Trey Spruance
  • Engineer [Drumset Recordings]Billy Anderson (tracks: 1 to 8, 10 to 13)
  • Layout, Artwork By [Parchments]Mari Kono
  • Mastered ByThom Canova
  • Producer, EngineerTrey Spruance
  • Recorded By [Drums And Bass]Thom Canova (tracks: 9)
  • Typography [Typesetting], Layout [Additional Layout]Earl Kluck


Produced and engineered at Forking Paths Studios.

All drumset recordings were done at Coast (RIP) SF, except Dolorous Stroke drums (and bass), recorded at Found Sound SF.

All mixing was done at Forking Paths. Forking Paths is a laptop computer, three mics, three mic pre's and a few compressors.

Tim Smolens, Timb Harris, Jason Schimmel and John Wooley were recorded at Rohypnol Studios 911. Fatima was recorded at Feast or Famine SF, courtesy of Jai Young Kim. Shamou was recorded at Littlefield Pipe Organ Chamber, Los Altos Hills, CA. Eyvind Kang and Heifetz percussion parts were recorded in various bedrooms, and at the "old" Forking Paths. William Winant was recorded at Mills College, Oakland, CA. Two-inch tape transfers were done at Storey Street Music, Santa Cruz, CA.

Recording began in the year 1378 and ended in the year 2001.

Mastered at Found Sound.

Extra note: Track 13 has a silent part after 5:37. An untitled track starts at 7:42 and lasts until the end.

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  • Barcode (Text): 6 78033 30062 8
  • Barcode (String): 678033300628
  • Matrix / Runout: RPP-CA CR50344 BOOK M WoM06 15901-1

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