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Growing / Lateral
Album:Lateral Collection:General
Artist:Growing Added:Mar 2008
Label:Social Registry 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-04-20 Pull Date:2008-06-22 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:Jun 22Jun 15Jun 8May 25May 18May 4Apr 27

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 26, 2008:Streams, Highways, and Electrical Grids
After Glow
4.Jun 04, 2008:Beerstains Across Amsterdam (Sub For Y.I.F.)
First Contact
2.Jun 18, 2008:The Afterthought
5.May 24, 2008:Bloodstains Across Atherton
3.Jun 11, 2008:Brownian Motion
6.May 21, 2008:nag champa orangeasm
After Glow

Album Review
Alma Mahler
Reviewed 2008-04-11 
Growing makes "pretty soundscapes, drowning but still sparking" (summed up perfectly by Yr Imaginary Friend). Lots of oscillating loops with minimalist drone textures that are bright and hypnotic. Each of the four tracks is great - and the range will please drone, electronica and indie fans alike. Lovely stuff.

1) Pulsating guitar & hollow, oscillating loops swell into a loud, bright, & semi-melodic soundscape by end of track.
2) Quivering electronic blips over a treated but simple guitar melody --> most structured and accessible track.
3) Starts out as a slowed down, very glitchy trance tune, dark pulsating beat enters around 3:30.
4) Faint melody plays behind - and occasionally breaks through - layers of undulating warm drone.

Track Listing
1.Swell 3.Lateral
2.First Contact 4.After Glow