Coast/ Range/ Arc

June 6, 2011 | Format: MP3

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Product Details

  • Original Release Date: June 6, 2011
  • Release Date: June 6, 2011
  • Label: Glacial Movements
  • Copyright: (C) 2011 Glacial Movements Records
  • Total Length: 54:13
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  • ASIN: B0050XHACI
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #47,016 Paid in Albums (See Top 100 Paid in Albums)

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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By mhouse on July 23, 2011
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Many musicians noted for their percussive and rhythmic music take an occasional break and release music that is its opposite, music with long broad swaths of sound. Loscil's early works were blips, burps, snaps, clicks, and a whole range of created rhythmic noise that somehow coalesced into pieces of music with an overall perceptible structure. It was ultimately listenable and very new, at least to my ears. With this release, the musical notes have been stretched into vast landscapes. Gone are the rat-a-tat staccatos of what made his earlier work so unique. But that absence does not diminish the enjoyment of this music at all. Each track is nearly mesmerizing. With these pieces, I find myself sitting on a rocky outcropping in the high Arctic watching everything as if it's on time lapse. The ocean freezes over as the Arctic night arrives for its long stay. The Aurora Borealis overhead weaves patterns that make me feel like I'm drunk. Glaciers melt as the Spring sun arrives. The sun circles the horizon in mid summer casting shadows on barren mountain ranges.

A lot of ambient music out there drones on far too long without anything happening. And while I know that its pioneer, Brian Eno, wrote that his ambient pieces were intentionally ignorable, I find it very difficult to stop listening to Loscil's Coast/Range/Arc.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By DAVID HALL on November 6, 2011
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Purchased Endless Falls by Loscil some months ago on Amazon, and enjoyed its ethereal ambient glow. Loscil's 2011 release Coast/Range/Arc: Glacial Movements cd takes it a step further. This is music you can turn to that can lead one into inner wellsprings. Or use as atmosphere or background while the focus is elsewhere. The listener is free to choose; the music nestles into and out of that choice. Never intruding. Never calling attention to itself. This is a seamless atmospheric tapestry that has at the center of a still, silent, phosphorous radiance. If you are drawn toward music that is the very opposite of busyness, and neediness for the attention of the listener's ear - you may love this album, and come to value the refreshment it simply offers to the one in need of its musical grace. Downloaded from Amazon after sampling it. Most highly recommended.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By C. Drougas on September 28, 2011
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I love this album. It contains all the elements I really liked from Endless Falls, plus a side that just seems so much more refined. It is watery but not watered-down. It is a unified, dreamy, wispy and mysterious masterpiece.
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