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Helen Money / Atomic
Album:Atomic Collection:General
Artist:Helen Money Added:03/2020
Label:Thrill Jockey Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2020-03-11 Pull Date:2020-08-26 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:15 Mar

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 30, 2021:Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles
2.Mar 11, 2020:Brownian Motion
Many Arms

Album Review
Reviewed 2020-03-05 
– General Description: Helen Money is the stage name used by Alison Chesley, a Chicago-based cellist and composer. Her work employs extensive sonic manipulation and an array of plucking and bowing techniques. This album is very spare with a pervasive haunting melancholy.
– FCC Compliant: YES
– Recommended Tracks: 4, 5, 8, 11
– Track Reviews:
1. (4:44) Midnight - cello w/ambient atmospheres
2. (4:57) Understory - cello w/ambient atmospheres
3. (6:27) Nemesis - pounding industrial rhythms in middle
4. ***(4:37) Coil - rock-n-roll ambient
5. ***(4:11) Coppe - harp w/modular electronics; peaceful
6. (3:18) Something Holy - new age-y but stark
7. (3:39) Brave One - two cello parts, w/electronic pulse
8. ***(2:10) One Year One Ring - thoughtful and meditative
9. (5:53) Marrow - meditative then awakening
10. (3:33) Redshift - very sad and raw
11. ***(4:15) Many Arms - more solemn sadness w/pulsing ambient undertones

Track Listing
1.Midnight 6.Something Holy
2.Understory 7.Brave One
3.Nemesis 8.One Year One Ring
4.Coil 9.Marrow
5.Coppe 10.Redshift
 11.Many Arms