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twincities ~ memoirs: to dust

twincities (Fletcher McDermott) has come a long way since Make a Joyful Noise.  The guitar and bass have been swapped for viola and cello, and the post-rock for ambience.  Even the celesta is gone.  On his new album, the artist appears to

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twincities ~ memoirs: to dust

twincities (Fletcher McDermott) has come a long way since Make a Joyful Noise.  The guitar and bass have been swapped for viola and cello, and the post-rock for ambience.  Even the celesta is gone.  On his new album, the artist appears to

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Ubeboet ~ haereo

On the one hand, fans have come to expect the Mystery Sea label to delve into ocean-based electronics and field recordings on every release.  On the other, the label has come to offer sound as a sea of mystery, which has

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Ubeboet ~ haereo

On the one hand, fans have come to expect the Mystery Sea label to delve into ocean-based electronics and field recordings on every release.  On the other, the label has come to offer sound as a sea of mystery, which has

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The Boats ~ Segundo

Is it possible that one of the best post-rock albums of 2015 will be an album recorded in 2007?  The chances are very good, because Segundo is an excellent album, so good that its prior invisibility now seems stunning. I first happened

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The Boats ~ Segundo

Is it possible that one of the best post-rock albums of 2015 will be an album recorded in 2007?  The chances are very good, because Segundo is an excellent album, so good that its prior invisibility now seems stunning. I first happened

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New Godspeed You! Black Emperor

We have never run a press release for an album on our home page before, but if there were ever a reason for an exception, this is it.  We are only 35 days away from a brand new GY!BE album!

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New Godspeed You! Black Emperor

We have never run a press release for an album on our home page before, but if there were ever a reason for an exception, this is it.  We are only 35 days away from a brand new GY!BE album!

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Burstbot ~ Memory Imprints

A listener approaches an album in one of two ways: informational (what’s it about and where is the artist coming from?) and visceral (how does the album look and sound?).  When the two are combined, the former may influence the

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Burstbot ~ Memory Imprints

A listener approaches an album in one of two ways: informational (what’s it about and where is the artist coming from?) and visceral (how does the album look and sound?).  When the two are combined, the former may influence the

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Prairie ~ Like a Pack of Hounds

Marc Jacobs has been working his way up to this full-length debut for two years, releasing a pair of EPs that introduced his dark, immersive style.  i’m so in love i forgot i survived a disaster is included as a bonus

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Prairie ~ Like a Pack of Hounds

Marc Jacobs has been working his way up to this full-length debut for two years, releasing a pair of EPs that introduced his dark, immersive style.  i’m so in love i forgot i survived a disaster is included as a bonus

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EUS, Postdrome & Saåad ~ Different Streams

The opening, shredded melody that lets us into Different Streams is at once transcendent and slightly disturbing, like a trippy hallucination that lasts a little longer than it should’ve done. It is a threat that never really goes away. A drone

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EUS, Postdrome & Saåad ~ Different Streams

The opening, shredded melody that lets us into Different Streams is at once transcendent and slightly disturbing, like a trippy hallucination that lasts a little longer than it should’ve done. It is a threat that never really goes away. A drone