"There are some bands that we discovered by blind chance and ultimately prove very excellent. For my part, I discovered the band The Moon And The Nightspirit through the festival Trolls & Legends at Mo(...)"
A transitional release that travels from the scruffiness of the debut’s ambiance to more extended and subtle undulating tides of assembled sound, yet still dominated by processed guitars as the primary sound source.
"The Ballasted Orchestra" finds Sotl on one of their first major transitions, from their early found sound and guitar abstractions to a much more defined and refined compositional structure which would develop into the later miniature symphonies.
Lid One (22:04)
A1. Central Texas (3:43)
A2. Sun Drugs (12:20)
A3. 24 Inch Cymbal (6:01) Lid Two (22:27)
B1. Down II (1:22)
B2. Taphead (12:34)
B3. Fucked Up (3:57 AM) (8:32) Lid Three (21:33)
C1. Music For Twin Peaks Episode # 30, Part I (8:01)
C2. Music For Twin Peaks Episode # 30, Part II (13:32) Lid Four (20:52)
D. The Artificial Pine Arch Song (20:52)
"Avec Laudenum" was originally released on the Belgian Sub Rosa label, and joined cosmic sound explorers Adam Wiltzie and Brian Mcbride who collaborated via mail to create this hypnotic foray into the realm of drones, drifts and dreams.