Aerial Boundaries

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Aerial Boundaries
Studio album by Michael Hedges
Released 1984
Recorded Various locations
Genre New Age, world
Length 37:36
Label Windham Hill
Producer Will Ackerman, Michael Hedges, Steven Miller
Michael Hedges chronology
Breakfast in the Field
Aerial Boundaries
Watching My Life Go By
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Aerial Boundaries is the landmark recording by guitarist Michael Hedges released on the Windham Hill label. Considered to be one of the greatest acoustic guitar records of all time,[2] it was nominated for a Grammy Award as Best Engineered Recording.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Michael Hedges except "After the Gold Rush" by Neil Young.

No. Title Length
1. "Aerial Boundaries"   4:45
2. "Bensusan"   2:30
3. "Rickover's Dream"   5:00
4. "Ragamuffin"   3:15
5. "After the Gold Rush" (Neil Young) 4:10
6. "Hot Type"   1:31
7. "Spare Change"   5:45
8. "Ménage à Trois"   7:10
9. "The Magic Farmer"   3:50
  • Tracks 1-4 & 6 recorded in the Living Room at the Windham Hill Inn, West Townshend, VT.
  • Track 5 recorded at Sheffield Studio, Baltimore, MD.
  • Track 7 realized at the Peabody Electronic Music Studio, Baltimore, MD.
  • Track 8 recorded at Mobius Music, San Francisco, CA.
  • Track 9 recorded at Different Fur Studio, San Francisco, CA.


Production notes[edit]