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Francisco López ~ untitled#281

Untitled #281 was created by extreme mutation and evolution of bird calls from original recordings carried out over a period of fifteen years (1995-2010) in multiple wilderness locations of Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Spain, South Africa, Costa Rica, Mexico, and

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Francisco López ~ untitled#281

Untitled #281 was created by extreme mutation and evolution of bird calls from original recordings carried out over a period of fifteen years (1995-2010) in multiple wilderness locations of Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Spain, South Africa, Costa Rica, Mexico, and

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Thomas Tilly ~ le Cébron / Statics and sowers

Summer and winter rest on opposite sides of opaque vinyl like opposing hemispheres.  Need to cool down?  Try Side A.  Shivering?  Flip to Side B.  There’s always different weather somewhere, and le Cébron / Statics and sowers is a reminder that

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Thomas Tilly ~ le Cébron / Statics and sowers

Summer and winter rest on opposite sides of opaque vinyl like opposing hemispheres.  Need to cool down?  Try Side A.  Shivering?  Flip to Side B.  There’s always different weather somewhere, and le Cébron / Statics and sowers is a reminder that

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Sean Hayward ~ Nowhere Found

The somewhat oxymoronic title of this debut album from guitarist and composer Sean Hayward makes more sense after a first listen. The nine pieces on Nowhere Found transport the listener across much of the globe, in a far-reaching sonic exploration

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Sean Hayward ~ Nowhere Found

The somewhat oxymoronic title of this debut album from guitarist and composer Sean Hayward makes more sense after a first listen. The nine pieces on Nowhere Found transport the listener across much of the globe, in a far-reaching sonic exploration

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Heinali ~ Music to Sleep Under Snow

This year’s winter-themed releases have been arriving before the autumn-themed releases, a strange turn of events for the Northern Hemisphere.  But Heinali‘s native Ukraine has been experiencing a political winter, which lends his latest release a touch of unintentional metaphor.

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Heinali ~ Music to Sleep Under Snow

This year’s winter-themed releases have been arriving before the autumn-themed releases, a strange turn of events for the Northern Hemisphere.  But Heinali‘s native Ukraine has been experiencing a political winter, which lends his latest release a touch of unintentional metaphor.

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Rain Drinkers ~ Wood Violet

The music of Wisconsin duo Rain Drinkers is intelligent and complex, difficult to categorize but easy to enjoy.  A single track can range from pastoral ambience to cumulus drone to small orchestra.  This is especially true on Wood Violet‘s 20-minute title track.  Drum

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Rain Drinkers ~ Wood Violet

The music of Wisconsin duo Rain Drinkers is intelligent and complex, difficult to categorize but easy to enjoy.  A single track can range from pastoral ambience to cumulus drone to small orchestra.  This is especially true on Wood Violet‘s 20-minute title track.  Drum

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Emiliano Romanelli ~ 333 Loops (Volume 1)

Emiliano Romanelli (b. 1979) is well-known amongst the Italian scene for his work in the multimedia duo  Tu m’.  Back at The Site Before  we were pretty fond of their record Monochromes, which made our Best of 2009 list.  Released

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Emiliano Romanelli ~ 333 Loops (Volume 1)

Emiliano Romanelli (b. 1979) is well-known amongst the Italian scene for his work in the multimedia duo  Tu m’.  Back at The Site Before  we were pretty fond of their record Monochromes, which made our Best of 2009 list.  Released

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Disemballerina ~ Undertaker

Beautiful or ugly?  This is the primary question posed by Disemballerina, a band whose music, imagery and history converge at this juncture.  The look and feel of the album hearken back to the classic years of 4AD (His Name Is Alive,

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Disemballerina ~ Undertaker

Beautiful or ugly?  This is the primary question posed by Disemballerina, a band whose music, imagery and history converge at this juncture.  The look and feel of the album hearken back to the classic years of 4AD (His Name Is Alive,