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The Two Halves

by Finnegan Shanahan

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The Exile 05:01
The Azimuth 07:58


released February 26, 2016

Produced by Finnegan Shanahan and Chris Rubeo
Engineered and Mixed by Chris Rubeo
Mastered by Nick Zammuto

Recorded at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Mixed in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY and Portland, OR

Design by Emily Dubovoy (
Photography by Jonah Rosenberg (
Artwork by Render Stetson

Commissioned and recorded by Contemporaneous
David Bloom and Dylan Mattingly | co-artistic directors

Finnegan Shanahan | vocals, electric organ, piano, guitars, violin, viola, percussion
Matt Evans | drums, percussion
Jake Chapman | electric guitar
Pat Swoboda | electric bass
Adrienn Kántor | flute
Vicente Alexim | clarinet
Daniel Kochersberger | tenor saxophone
Cameron West | horn
Evan Honse | trumpet
Daniel Linden | trombone
Josh Henderson | violin
Sarah Haines | viola
Dylan Mattingly | cello
Douglas Friedman | electronics, sampling
David Bloom | conductor

Thanks to:
Michael Hammond, Bill Brittelle, Judd Greenstein, and Sarah Kirkland Snider at New Amsterdam Records, the musicians of Contemporaneous, Bard College, Diana Stetson, Jim Chambers, the Stetsons & Shanahans, Tom Mark, Erica Kiesewetter, Peter Laki, Kyle Gann, Thomas Bartscherer, Alan Neumann, George Tsontakis, and Jeff Mertz

Special thanks to all of the exceptionally generous supporters who made this record possible

Album trailer by Jeff Mertz
Concert video courtesy of Nicolas Cusworth (

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