Michael Futreal, musician and multimedia artist

Albums

The albums of Michael Futreal and Twang Darkly are available in a variety of formats via Rural Space Music Records.

You can also find music on my youtube channel. And If you're interested, find out more about the homemade instruments I use in this music.

Piper at the Gates of Dusk

Piper at the Gates of Dusk (2020)
Gourd flutes, overtone flutes, electric gourd, and other contraptions abound on this collection of rural space music from the Appalachian end of the solar system.

CD
Bandcamp
Spotify
Apple / iTunes
Amazon
more, via DistroKid

Impossible Things

Impossible Things (2018)
Live, improvisational recordings of new and classic Twang works. Includes tracks from a Red River Radio performance, as well as from our 2018 public recording event, New Research in Rural Space Music.

Bandcamp
Apple Music
iTunes
Google Play
Spotify
Amazon
more, via DistroKid

Woodshed

Woodshed (2017)
Music contemplating a variety of settings: Appalachia, The Avian Kingdom, the Great Basin, and a few otherworldly locations.

Bandcamp
Apple Music / iTunes
Google Play
Spotify
Amazon
more, via DistroKid

Nebula

Nebula (2017)
The power trio of rural space music visits the Nebula — find out more.

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Amazon
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The Court of King Skebal

The Court of King Skebal (2016)
Ambient and experimental music from my sci-fi/fantasy museum exhibition with salvage artist Steve Zihlavsky.

Bandcamp
Apple Music / iTunes
Google Play
Spotify
Amazon
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Recurring Colors

Recurring Colors (2015)
Landscape music for Red Rock Canyon, NV from my time as Artist-in-Residence.

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Apple Music / iTunes
Google Play
Amazon
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Martian Archaeology

Martian Archaeology (2014)
Rural space music for the Red Planet — a meditation on imagination and discovery. Find out more.

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Google Play
Amazon
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Counting for Thunder

Counting for Thunder
(recorded 2013-14, released 2016)
Original score for the independent feature film.

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Amazon
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find out more or watch the film

Modal Creatures

Modal Creatures (2013)
Explorations of the lost and lurking.

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Apple Music / iTunes
Google Play
Amazon
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Mojo Fix

Mojo Fix! (2012)
Our most down-home blues and folk release.

Bandcamp
Spotify
Apple Music / iTunes
Google Play
Amazon
more, via DistroKid

Sound of Secret Names

Sound of Secret Names (2011)
The first Twang Darkly album — and our most rock-oriented offering.

Bandcamp

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