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Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Lend Me Your Shorts

Revelling in one day's plenty while trying not to drown in it, a quick & dirty acknowledgement of thrilling new music from five distinct, diverting voices - Chris Herbert, talkingmakesnosense, Seaworthy, Tone ColorDentist. Second & last in this list have not featured on LMYE before, but will again...

rock-1/vl-tone by chris herbert

Chris Herbert coaxes improbable, poignant depths from a Casio - striking shifts of gear & slippery tones in a ravishing, moonlit piece. 

Backstory ("As a tribute to its limited charms I thought I'd try and use sounds from the VL-1 for a short piece..."). 

Photophobic by talkingmakesnosense

From an outstanding new release on Rural Colours (Hibernate's sidekick), Dominic Dixon's affecting, blissily accumulating talkingmakesnosense...

Talkingmakesnosense - Coruscates

Live in Bowral August 2011 by seaworthy

As ever, Cam Webb's lulling, moving sound mounts to something profoundly more than the sum of its trilling, arpeggiated parts.

"Live performance at Lucindas Cafe, Berkelouw Books, 28 August 2011. Guitar, loop pedals and ebow."

Ebowed an' Clear by Tone Color

Framed & freighted by a subtly percussive, field recorded rattle, TC's blithe, swelling tone poem...

"if i could i'd ebow my synths...a bit obsessed with my ebow at the moment..."

fine by dentist

A slo-mo vampy distillation (like a dub techno X-ray) - meditative, inward, sepulchral.

Free to download

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