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Light Conductor
Sequence Two

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    Release date: 29 October 2021 

    Duration: 44:30 

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    Tracklist: 
    01 Splitting Light 
    02 The Rooms Are Turning Inside Out 
    03 Pyramids In Slow Rotation 
    04 Life Under A Double Sun



    "Pulsating and highly unpredictable, Sequence Two is an other-worldly delight." - Dominionated

    "The flow is seamless, not focusing on the consciousness of individual songs, but the overall chimerical atmosphere of the album. Simply, Sequence Two feels like one song created for an unwritten cinematic sci-fi expedition in the same vein as Interstellar, or something more arcane like Beyond the Black Rainbow." - Pan-360

    "This music is the dreamlike opalescent nebula of a duo whose respective psych/pop/electro/rock bands are known for stridently declarative, chiselled, heavy sonic statements. The through line is an emotive devotional sensibility, seasoned by a naturalistic studio mastery, and love for the analog that enmeshes the electronic." - Fluid

    "This is a brave and original interpretation of sound design." - Sun-13


    The second album of prismatic slow-burn analog synth instrumentals by the duo of Jace Lasek (The Besnard Lakes) and Stephen Ramsay (Young Galaxy). Expanding on the hypnaogogic ambience of their warm and uncluttered 2019 debut, Lasek and Ramsay add subtle but scintillating structure and electricity to these four new longform tracks. The songs remain predominantly beatless, but burble and vibrate with more ornate, intentional pulses, arpeggiators and control voltages. Light Conductor’s analog palette of gently fuzzed-out chordal drone, mesmeric ostinato, sweeping filters and drifting levitational melody continues to colour the glowing atmosphere of this enveloping space/trance music: like sunrise on another planet, with a profoundly satisfying dimension of heightened ceremony and design. This music is the opalescent deepspace nebula of a duo whose respective psych/pop/electro/rock parent bands are known for more declaratively epic, chiselled, heavy sonic statements. The through-line is an emotive devotional sensibility, seasoned by a naturalistic studio mastery, and a love for the analog that enmeshes the electronic. Fans of Tangerine Dream, Roedelius, Laurie Spiegel and Laaraji should feel right at home.


    PACKAGING NOTES

    180gram vinyl pressed at Optimal (Germany) in uncoated 20pt jacket with inside colour flood + 12”x24” fold-out art poster + DL card. CD comes in a mini-gatefold jacket printed on uncoated 20pt artboard.


    CREDITS

    Performed by Stephen Ramsay and Jace Lasek with Olga Goreas
    Recorded by Stephen Ramsay
    Mixed by Jace Lasek at The Rigaud Ranch
    Masterd by Philippe Gosselin