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Artist Ernesto Diaz-Infante
Title Civilian Life
Label Pax Recordings - PR90290 -
Released On 2/6/2012

released February 6, 2012

Ernesto Diaz-Infante: acoustic and amplified bajo sexto, steel-string acoustic guitar, acoustic backpacker guitar, voice, singing bowl, electronic tanpura, and field recordings.

Edited by Ernesto Diaz-Infante
Mastered by Jeff Arnal
CD Design by Jeff Petersen
Front cover art (stills from 'Sun Heals Life') by Marjorie Sturm and inside art (journal drawings) by Ernesto Diaz-Infante

All compositions by Ernesto Diaz-Infante (Itz'at Musica/BMI)
Recorded by Ernesto Diaz-Infante using a Sony Portable MiniDisc Recorder and a Tascam Portastudio 4-track at various places including: Next Door to the Jefferson Airplane Studios (2,6,8,9,11,13), Golden Gate Park (12), And BART (1), September 2003 to August 2008; excerpts from 'Sun Heals Life' live performances at Bang On a Can Marathon at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, February 2008 (4); at Palais Idéal: A Festival of Adventurous, Strange and Visionary Music, Chico, California, October 2006 (7); at Conciertos Chicano for the Pintora de Atzlán art exhibition at La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain March 2007 (10); a live phone-in performance for 'It's too Damn Early' radio program on WDBX, August 2009 (3).

Thanks to Marjorie, Ezra, Shoshana, Sadie, Yellow and Goldfish for prioritizing these sunset mantra rituals with me! Thanks to Jeff Arnal for mastering and Jeff Petersen for the design! Thanks to Ignacio Marin for bringing me to Madrid! Thanks to Jack Cassidy at Palais Idéal Festival! Thanks to DaveX at ITDE! Thanks to the poets Gregory Corso, Diane Di Prima, Jack Hirschman and Octavio Paz for their inspiration! Thanks to the Bagwell family for being the best landlords in the world! Thanks to the San Francisco Public Library for employing me in all of "my states." Thanks to Dr. Harry Z. Coren. my email is my homepage is Peace and abrazos! ernesto.