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Hourly, nightly, I return to my ritual of sifting, considering, reshaping, mis-remembering, recontextualizing. FERINE ALEMBIX are sessions of burnt out elemental recall, doused in smoke, urgent crusts of Halifaxian tectonics thrust ever upward. What does this mean? What does anything ever mean? In the green face of the tree-lined valley I laugh and exhale and spit, Earth to Earth, returning, remembering, reconsidering. Fingers dirty with the thick resins of porch perspectives. A chair beside a window, looking out into the negotiated and acceptable overgrowths in a picturesque neighborhood street. For a moment, which could itself be many moments, years and universes zoomed in upon with the scrutin-eye of vaporized gods, the forest returns, blooms and leaves and stalks defiantly resistant of change and human hands, mocking and refuting the oblong vessels, orange inside like a candlelit coffin, welcoming you and I as guests in this great opened house. I laugh again, and make a joke, but neither of us can hear it as my words are swallowed up by a swirling, expanding breath of forestial celebration. Lungs full of wind, stars peeking out from behind clouds like some sea-sprayed beach above our heads. Another night, another dream, another alter to throw ourselves upon in wild delight. The curtains of evening are drawn across the landscape and beneath these canopies we melt, rendered down to sweet oils and quiet pigments, a vibrant pool of lucid navigation that we'll swim up to the surface of tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow, barely remembering.
released October 2, 2020
W/P by Brian Grainger. Recorded late Summer 2020 at White Pillar, using source material from the 2019-2020 Anthelion/Compost sessions and Post Process, in conjunction with Korg ES-1/KP-2/Volca Sample, Akai S2800, Boss RC-20 and the R-EW Audioholistics modular processing path. Mastered by The Analog Botanist. Text and photography by Brian / No filters Summer 2020. This is Milieu Music number ABX115D. milieu-music.comanalogbotany.com
Special thanks to all of the members of the Milieu Music Fan Club at Patreon ( patreon.com/analogbotany ). With their continued support, more music like this release can happen! At the present moment, the members of the Fan Club are: Burt T / Brian S / Jake P / Chris S / Tyler L / David HS / Peter H-B / Rik J / Jose AMS / Tarek E / Kevan F / Justin W / Michael R / JC Bastos / Helge J / Peter C / Alan A / Seth B / Daniel F / Joel B / Charlie 82 / Devin H / Mathieu L / Andy B / Francois H / Benoit P / Alex G / Rimas C / James S / Joseph S / Giovanni R / Gavin McF / Balz B / Juan D / Gavin C / David P / Andrew O'K / Peter T / Jona W / Alex B / Axl559 / Gordon C / Frank S V / Aba D O / Bernd H / Miles B / Tony S / Sean W
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As always, I am in utter awe at the vastness of our musical universe, comprised of beautiful stars for our ever-listening ears. Let the gorgeous waves of this incredible album wash over you, perhaps taking you to another realm, out of space & time. One of the most pleasurable experiences I have had in a long while. GoryLori