2008. Sans Serif is an alter ego of Forrest Fang, the
talented multi-instrumentalist and composer whose most
recent solo album Gongland was released on Projekt in
2000. He has also collaborated with Carl Weingarten on
the album Invisibility released on The Foundry, as
well as contributing instrumentally to the works of other
artists such as Robert Rich.
Unlike the more traditionally structured and "musical"
work Fang releases under his own name, the Sans Serif
project is focused on minimalism. This project in
particular is a tribute to the influential minimalist
composer LaMonte Young, whose work was known for the
use of long, sustained tones and alternate tunings.
Tones for LaMonte bridges the two, related worlds
of avant-garde classical influence, and modern ambient
Track listing, with mp3 sample clips:
1. Alpha mp3
2. Omega mp3
3. Gamma mp3
4. Delta mp3
5. Theta mp3
6. (infinity) mp3