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Ameel Brecht
Polygraph Heartbeat


Release Date: 27-01-2018
Design by rr-jw
Limited edition of 300
Mastered by Christophe Albertijn
Mixed by Johan Vandermaelen
Music by Ameel Brecht
Photography by Niels Latomme
Produced by Johan Vandermaelen

1. A Better Time
2. Polygraph Heartbeat
3. Only your Heartbeat can't be Beat
4. Endless Reflection
5. Night Borders
6. Minus the Bloodshed Waltz
7. Breakaway
8. Polygraph Tremors
9. The Banshee

‘Music is an openhearted gamble; whatever lengthens the day, whatever gets you through the night.’ Next to being one of the core members of the acoustic deep listening ensemble Razen, Ameel Brecht is a trained guitar player who has a life-long involvement with the instrument’s repertoire under his belt. On his debut album Polygraph Heartbeat, he puts his guitar-heart on the line by means of 9 compositions for steel resonator and resonator mandolin.

The album is a reflection of polyphonic music as seen through a multi-coloured and highly personal lens, as Ameel’s guitar idiom crossbreeds a classical technique and weird open tunings with a love for early ragtime, slide grandmasters and baroque musi