Irvine, Cicely / Excavation
Album:Excavation Collection:General
Artist:Irvine, Cicely Added:Mar 2018

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-03-19 Pull Date:2018-05-21 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:May 13Apr 22Apr 8Apr 1Mar 25

Recent Airplay
1.Jul 21, 2018:Narnia
Takten, Organ
4.Apr 05, 2018:Lucid Lightning: Power Hour
2.May 12, 2018:Music Casserole
5.Mar 31, 2018:Old Fart at Play
Come Around
3.Apr 21, 2018:Old Fart at Play
6.Mar 31, 2018:Music Casserole

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-03-09 
Reviewed: 2018-03-07
Genre: General (X)
FCCs: none
Review: a celestial sonic voyage to distant galaxies. A collection of works by Irvine from 2007-2017
If You Like: Eki Shola, Fripp & Eno, early Pink Floyd, Cocteau Twins
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Bow (4:06) – slow & quiet electronics start> rippling sounds expand into the universe with electronic chorus> fade
2/ Sans (2:47) – slow & quiet ambient noise with occasional plucked strings> spacey evolution> fade
3/ Hjartat (1:36) – bass notes begin> organ-like sound> fade on beats
*4/ Come Around (3:21) – slow vocal-like chorus opens & repeats in waves> switches to electronic beats> morphs into almost orchestral wave> fade
5/ Eftertanken (2:49) – piano starts> slow & deliberate> builds in tempo> quick stop
*6/ Organ (2:07) – slow organ, like a cathedral> fade
*7/ Takten (1:52) – guitar uptempo & fade
*8/ The Deer (2:56) – guitar starts> slow beautiful melody lie a stroll in a park on a beautiful day> gorgeous vocal overlay slows then washes in again like a wave> fade
*9/ Genom Skogen (2:08) – sonic electronic ambient noise builds in volume & complexity, then sows & fades
*10/ Heavy (4:22) – slow ambient noise with choral vocals & slightly abrasive heavy beats enter in followed by gong-like notes> moves like molasses> slow fade
11/ Natt (0:57) – Tibetan bells> slow with electronic pulses> fade
*12/ Slutet (2:49) – slow vibes to start morphs into deep drone/organ & swells> morphs into electronic ambient waves & fades
13/ Right (1:38) – deep bass notes start> stuttering bass/guitar duet> quick stop
*14/ 4:38 AM (2:47) – vocal start swells in volume> shifts melody & soars into the stratosphere> slow fade & birdsongs
*15/ Ljudlad (4:41) – drone starts soft & builds in volume> horns join & increase in volume> organ joins> fade
16/ Your Eyes (3:04) – drone starts> electronic ambient fluttering with handclaps> fade & quick stop

Track Listing
1.Bow 9.Genom Skogen
2.Sans 10.Heavy
3.Hjartat 11.Natt
4.Come Around 12.Slutet
5.Eftertanken 13.Right
6.Organ 14.4:38 A M
7.Takten 15.Ljudland
8.The Deer 16.Your Eyes