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Viola's Ascent

from Elements Of Surprise by Delay Tactics

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    Elements of Surprise is the third album by Delay Tactics. The nine song CD comes in a 4 panel digipak featuring artwork by Walt Whitney and design by Tom Carlson.

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“Viola’s Ascent” is the new single from Delay Tactics, a prelude to the forthcoming new Delay Tactics album to be released in fall 2022. Produced and recorded by the original members Walter Whitney (keyboards, synthesizers), Carl Weingarten (slide guitar) and David Udell (acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards), with special guest Michael Manring on fretless bass, “Viola’s Ascent” is a beautiful pop-ambient instrumental with the Delay Tactics signature sound.


from Elements Of Surprise, track released July 8, 2022
Walter Whitney – synthesizers, electric guitar, manipulated sounds, fizzy guitar, drums
David Udell – electric guitar, steel and nylon string acoustic guitars, bass, keyboards, synthesizer, cut and paste
Carl Weingarten – acoustic and electric guitars, slide guitar, loops, delays


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Carl Weingarten Alameda, California

"Carl Weingarten is an American guitarist, photographer, and founder of the independent music label Multiphase Records. Regarded as "one of the best indie musicians working today" by the San Francisco Chronicle, he is best known for his atmospheric sound and use of the slide guitar and Dobro. Weingarten has played a significant role in progressive underground music for nearly 40 years" ... more

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