Mcguire, Mark / Along The Way
Album: Along The Way   Collection:General
Artist:Mcguire, Mark   Added:Apr 2014
Label:Dead Oceans  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2014-04-18 Pull Date: 2014-06-20 Charts: Classical/Experimental
Week Ending: Jun 15 Jun 8 Jun 1 May 25 May 18 May 11 May 4 Apr 27
Airplays: 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 3

Recent Airplay
1. Jun 12, 2014: stringless balloon
The War On Consciousness
4. May 24, 2014: Live Your Life
In Search Of The Miraculous
2. Jun 07, 2014: Live Your Life
5. May 23, 2014: A Visit From Drum
In Search Of The Miraculous
3. May 31, 2014: Live Your Life
In Search Of The Miraculous
6. May 17, 2014: Live Your Life
For The Friendships (Along The Way)

Album Review
Noel Tum
Reviewed 2014-04-20
Mark McGuire/ Along the Way
Label: Dead Oceans
Noel T.
Reviewed 2014-04-03

This album is so beautiful. Mood reminds me of some kind of soundtrack for a movie about self-discovery. The kind of music you just want to wake up listening to for that tackle the world mentality. Really beautiful musical sequences with dreamy ambience. This is a really great instrumental album.

1. (1:20) Beautiful guitar opening to a great rest of the album.
2. (2:51) More dreamy string work with light percussion.
3. (5:53) Throws in a little vocalization for musical depth.
4. (5:05) Cool beeps in the middle sequence of this one.
5. (1:55) Nice, easy going acoustic guitar and piano accompaniment.
6. (5:14) Somewhat of a gloomy piano opening.
7. (12:00) Cool guitar and synth combination in this one. Cool battle tone.
8. (4:11) Mixes in some recordings of people talking.
9. (8:30) Happy song with electronic instrumentations.
10. (5:11) Continues with the electronic style from the previous one. A little slower percussion.
11. (6:05) Very spacey, sci-fi stuff. Cool mad scientist work music.
12. (5:37) Back to the dreamy ambience from earlier in the album.
13. (3:47) Ends on an electronic note. Upbeat music with some male vocalizations.

Track Listing
1. Awakening   7. The Instinct
2. Wonderland Of Living Things   8. The Human Condition (Song For My Father)
3. In Search Of The Miraculous   9. For The Friendships (Along The Way)
4. To The Macrobes (Where Do I Go?)   10. Arrival Begins The Next Departure
5. Astray   11. The War On Consciousness
6. Silent Weapons (The Architects Of Mainpulation)   12. The Lonelier Way
  13. Turiya (The Same Way)