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Gengras, M. Geddes / Collected Works Vol. 1: The Moog Years
Album:Collected Works Vol. 1: The Moog Years Collection:General
Artist:Gengras, M. Geddes Added:08/2013
Label:Umor Rex 

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Add Date:2013-09-01 Pull Date:2013-11-03 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:27 Oct20 Oct13 Oct29 Sep22 Sep15 Sep8 Sep
Airplays:1111232

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 23, 2013:minimum entropy
10.17.2009
4.Sep 25, 2013:minimum entropy
Magical Writing
2.Oct 16, 2013:minimum entropy
Untitled #1
5.Sep 19, 2013:Space House
Untitled #4
3.Oct 09, 2013:minimum entropy sub
Magical Writing
6.Sep 19, 2013:maximum entropy
Untitled #4

Album Review
Lestrygonian
Reviewed 2013-09-01 
M. Geddes Gengras – Collected Works Vol. 1 (Umor Rex, 2013)
Lovely subliminal Moog synth soundscapes: the early works from the influential M. Geddes Gengras, notable for his work with Sun Araw, and also being half of the Voder Deth Squad duo. A lot of delay, looped patterns, ambient hums. Warm and lo-fi, guaranteed to please fans of Celer, White Rainbow, any tape on Constellation Tatsu. Play any track or play ‘em all.


1. (12:36) Windy, shifting tonal patterns, repetitive and sparkling. Meditative bliss.
2. (4:39) Lonely, plaintive drone with some eerie mechanical chirps; like the soundtrack to some bleak, existential montage.
3. (4:51) Cycling loops of blipping tones, not unlike Oren Ambarchi at his most ambient.
4. (5:32) Soft, cloying synth lines and dark whirring helicopter drones
5. (11:58) Dreamy and magical auditory hallucinations—glitchy noise squirming in the distance while foggy ambient shadows drift around; eventually a sharp, frigid hum of distortion adds a dark edge.
6. (4:35) …fade in from previous track, gentle and mournful satellite whale song and fuzzy ambient chatter.

Track Listing
1.10.17.2009 4.Untitled #1
2.Resistor 5.Magical Writing
3.Untitled #4 6.Inductor