John Haughm - +46 17' 36.30", -124 4' 20.13" [Single]
|Release date:||20 September 2011|
|Style:||Ambient noise , Post-rock|
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01. + 46 17' 36.30", -124 4' 20.13"
Available as an impeccably mastered one-sided 7" vinyl record, pressed on white vinyl and contained in packaging with exhaustive information detailing the natural phenomenon depicted on the cover, in a hand-stamped and numbered edition of 500 copies.
Described as "lush melodic, and beautifully improvised guitar experiments that are sonically and spiritually aligned with originators of such ambiance such as Manuel Gottsching, Tangerine Dream, or Popol Vuh, and contemporary practitioners such as Burning Star Core, Oneohtrix Point Never, or Emeralds."
|Agalloch front man John Haughm has gone rogue.
Back in September he released this single, +46 17' 36.30", -124 4' 20.13", via Anthem Records - which can be streamed and purchased here exclusively.
Being only five-and-a-half minutes in length, it's incredibly difficult to describe what's going on, especially considering how minimalistic a song it is. It's an experimental/ambient style that reflects a natural phenomenon (as depicted in the mesmerizing cover art) with an element of spirituality, something not uncommon in an Agalloch album. Being a spiritually-charged release, you're bound to get a spiritually-charged review. Here she goes.
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