Tiny Portraits - Tobias Hellkvist

by Flaming Pines



This piece is based on a field recording I made at dawn in the garden of the house where I grew up. My parents still live there, and once in a while when I go back I'm reminded of my teenage years and how I sometimes, after coming home from friends or parties at 5 or 6 in the morning, used to lay down in the grass just drifting off - reflecting, contemplating, listening to the emptiness, the distant freeway, the wind and the birds, before falling asleep. Those moments really stuck with me.

After being asked to participate in the Tiny Portrait series, I decided to have a go at recreating, or interpreting that state of mind sonically the way I remember it, making this one of my most personal audio compositions to date.

Tobias Hellkvist, Svedala, Sweden


released November 15, 2016

Track by Tobias Hellkvist
Mastered by Tobias Hellkvist
This single is part of the Tiny Portraits series.
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