Being a Fisheries Observer in Alaska can be an Inspirational Experience – Viking Progress

Nothing is fishy about Patrick Morales and his haunting indie folk ballads — except for his inspiration, that is.  “Shortly after college, I took a job working on commercial fishing vessels as a fisheries biologist in the Bering Sea. While on two boats, The Viking and The Progress, I wrote a collection of songs,” he says. “I spent my downtime on the boats writing in small deck closets with a hand-held recorder set to its own soundtrack of diesel boat noise. That low hum would serve as a guide and the backdrop for my record.” [email protected]    A song La Divine 07:33

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