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Borosque, C.J. Reaven / Machine
Album:Machine Collection:General
Artist:Borosque, C.J. Reaven Added:08/2004
Label:Edgetone Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-10-25 Pull Date:2004-12-27 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:5 Dec14 Nov7 Nov31 Oct

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 01 Dec 04:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
4.Wed, 03 Nov 04:crisco jones
press and release
2.Fri, 12 Nov 04:stirling
Mike's Approximation
5.Sat, 30 Oct 04:the BIG CHIEF
On The Warpath(halloween show)
3.Wed, 10 Nov 04:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
6.Fri, 29 Oct 04:mike
Baptism of Solitude

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2004-10-15 
Local artist, solo guitar noise a la Lee Ranaldo, Caspar Brotzman. Fine layers of distortion, looping industrial machinery effects, hypnotic and droning mostly, like the sound of working in the bowels of a futuristic steel foundry on the planet moon Titan with robot drones standing guard, heavy artillery at their disposal.

1) metallic industrial clanging effect turns heavy harsh drone
2) intense, beautiful noise wash, narcotic
3) 1 min, dischordant guitar bashing and plucking out of tune
4) guitar solo noise
5) low tones, bass-like, turns almost musical, vague melody and harmony to the plucked tones, turns looping hypno-noise
6) takes on a decidedly synth timbre, pretty layers, beautiful noise, angsty, before shifting gears and returning
7) sparse beginning, builds to yet another hellish miasma of noise
8) low rumble with cool looping harmonics/sounds, great
9) more looping, downtuned, clanging dissonance
10) sparser, turns into looping bell-like timbre, less noisey, more arty
11) more looping dissonance

Track Listing
1.In Search of Palmer Eldritch 6.The Pit
2.The Pendulum 7.Surgeion, Corrosion, Melt
3.Sword of Damocles 8.Deus Ex Machina
4.The Foundry 9.Bring Me the Head of E. Dank
5.03 10.Spirit Box
 11.I Married the A-Bomb