After Many A Summer Dies The Swan

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Heat Death 05:26
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Summers End 10:09

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Plans go unrealized as summer ends.
Empty hands, empty beds, short nights seem longer.
The passage of time on a man's face, death approaches.
Even the universe is cooling. Try to hold on to the warmth.

"If you were to look at the cover of this cassette without reading the title/without any insight or context, you could be forgiven for thinking that you might be getting into some sort of Skaters-type new age hippie zone, but the title's Huxley-ism says a lot more about this tape's tone. Deliberate, plodding industrial sickness... if Thomas was more of a goof, he could've easily called this one 'Psychic Driving Miss Daisy' and still have accurately evoked the sounds herein." - FM DUST / ARCHAIC FORMATS

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released August 17, 2011

recorded 6/7 AUGUST 2011 Anchorage, Alaska
synths, guitar, tapes, pedals, metal, vox

the title of this release comes from the novel by Aldous Huxley

originally released in an edition of 18

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"Somewhere in between the homemade industrial gristle of Wolf Eyes, damaged basement black metal ambience and the mysterious blackened textures of Prurient's recent output [... F]ans of disquieting graveyard drift and occult basement industro-buzz should check this guy out." - CRUCIAL BLAST RECORDS

"Anchorage's major bummer kingpin" - FM Dust
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