Broken Hearted Dragonflies / Insect Electronica From Se Asi
Album: Insect Electronica From Se Asi   Collection:General
Artist:Broken Hearted Dragonflies   Added:Aug 2004
Label:Sublime Frequencies  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2004-08-16 Pull Date: 2004-10-17 Charts: Classical/Experimental
Week Ending: Oct 17 Oct 10 Oct 3 Sep 19 Sep 12 Sep 5 Aug 29 Aug 22
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 6

Recent Airplay
1. Sep 02, 2023: Music Casserole
Brood X
4. May 06, 2012: Catharsis miss-informed
Brood X
2. Aug 27, 2014: minimum entropy
Brood X
5. Oct 14, 2004: Murray's Approximation
Particle Swarm Intelligence, Morning Fanfare
3. Mar 13, 2013: minimum entropy
Brood X
6. Oct 07, 2004: Stirling's Approximation
Particle Swarm Intelligence

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2004-08-12
Field recordings of dragonflies and other insects in Burma. Hard to believe that these sounds are not treated or augmented with high frequency synths like the liner notes claim, this is some surreal, ethereal, ambient, trippy experimental. Bird and other environmental sounds are present as well. The title is taken from the Burmese legend that these insects make these sounds after mating, so loud and desperate that their chests explode (apparently the ground is littered with dead insects with exploded chests), that their hearts have broken with love.

1) high frequencies, rise and fall, very chill
2) more of the same, a tad more pensive with thunderstorms and owl sounds
3) mic seems closer to an individual bug, surreal, long
4) briefer, more radio friendly continuation of previous, ends early with dead air so be aware

Track Listing
1. Morning Fanfare   3. Brood X
2. Particle Swarm Intelligence   4. The Dusk Singers