Packaged in a sturdy white paperboard jacket, with custom green text decals on the front and back cover and an in-house duplicated/printed white 5" recordable disc. Also contains the bonus tracks Automatic Writing (Version) and Summoning UFOs as disc-exclusives. Total runtime 67:13.
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Following his Automatic Writing single, issued on the Autumn Equinox in late 2018, Brother Blue opens 2019 with Shoreline Drive, a 5-track EP of dub techno cuts and RP's first release of the new year. It is also fitting that it should come out today, during the Super Blood Wolf Moon, a rare celestial event that echoes some of the themes on these tracks.
Musically, Shoreline Drive brings more excellent electronics on the deeper side of the spectrum to play with the rest of the Bedroom Compost catalog. Tim's work is never less than superb and intimately engaging, and these five tracks are equal parts rugged techno rhythms, sultry dub chords and textured atmospheres that displace the listener. Shoreline Drive recalls not only Detroit classics like Echospace and Deepchord, but also many other deep moments in the Recycled Plastics library, from Ohrwert, Mon0, Axs, Zzzzra, Coppice Halifax and Textural Being, among others...In short, we are beyond happy to have Tim once again here with us, and Shoreline Drive feels both new and home-worn familiar, in all the best ways.
NOTE: The physical edition of Shoreline Drive also contains two additional tracks: "Automatic Writing (Version)" from BC72 and a 2018 remaster of "Summoning UFOs", which previously only appeared on a compilation at the luxurious Silent Season label. With these two extras, Shoreline Drive becomes a 67-minute long dub trip, not to be missed!
released January 21, 2019
W/P by Tim Gray. Recorded in Portland, OR in Winter of 2015 with Drumcomputer MFB-522, Roland Alpha Juno-2, Waldorf Microwave II & FX pedals, sequenced & recorded with Ableton Live. Dedicated with love to Vivian Sophia and my family.
CD-R bonus tracks "Automatic Writing (Version)", previously released on Recycled Plastics (BC72), and "Summoning UFOs", previously released on the Silent Season Wandering II compilation, recorded in the same time-frame as Shoreline Drive.
"It matters not whether anyone recognises truth or accepts it. The truth does not depend upon anyone's approval. Creator's truth stands by itself, and nobody has any power over it."
Text and design by ABM&D. This is Recycled Plastics number BC75, and 75th in the Bedroom Compost catalog.
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This is a momentous collection! Rohs has been consistently excellent in its offerings throughout its catalogue. I’m proud to have bought this extra super compilation album full the type of beautiful music that I love to mix and share on Mixcloud & Soundcloud. I cheekily used the Summer19 code, so this is simply doubly awesome! Checkout Bethelina’s Dub Techno Radio monthly podcast for much more music of this high calibre! Bethelina_DJ