Milestones is the seventh album of dynamic sequencer-driven synthesizer explorations from Dallas, Texas-based Hollan Holmes, but it’s his first as part of the Spotted Peccary Music family. Along with emotional shifts, melody and counterpoint accentuate this release which is also a deeply personal release for the artist.
Milestones represents significant points in my life that shaped who I am today. Some are personal experiences, some were experienced by all of us. It is my hope that this musical work resonates emotionally with all who hear it.
— HOLLAN HOLMES
Hollan is a multi-disciplinary artist who blankets everything he does with creativity. From photography to graphic design, watercolor and plein air painting to sculpting intimate soundworlds, Hollan effortlessly shifts gears producing a creative output that makes one wonder when he sleeps.
Working on this artwork with Hollan was a collaboration in the truest sense of the word. It’s a rare privilege to be able to use such rich photography as source – expertly taken by the artist himself – and wrapping it all around the music he’s created, allowing a very personal and intimate view into the project. I had to do very little, really, since all of the magic was already there.
Milestones releases on Spotted Peccary Music on February 21, 2020:
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All music written, recorded and mixed by Hollan Holmes
Mastered by Howard Givens at Spotted Peccary NW
Additional mastering by Chad Kettering at Soniclayers Music
Photography and digital editing by Hollan Holmes
Design by Daniel Pipitone