Field recording vs studio
The second album Thou by Port Mone Trio was released in Slovakia in 2014, by Hevhetia jazz label.
The recording of the album turned into experiment with the sound. The musicians stepped away from the laboratory-like conditions of the studio and opted for the natural acoustic environment. The studio equipment was moved to a forest where all the tracks were recorded. Such a method of recording was determined not only by the acoustic preferences of the musicians but also by the concept of the main creative aim of Port Mone Trio – an appeal to the natural, pure, and primordial in the human soul; to something that exists beyond social regulations and codes. The tracks of the album form a peculiar canvas of genuine feelings familiar to everybody – love, betrayal, waiting, loss, despair, peace, and happiness...