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Twells And Christensen / Coasts
Album:Coasts Collection:General
Artist:Twells And Christensen Added:12/2010
Label:Digitalis Industries 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-01-02 Pull Date:2011-03-06 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:13 Feb6 Feb23 Jan16 Jan9 Jan

Recent Airplay
1.Thu, 10 Feb 11:Kremit The Horn
BBW Radio: The Hunt For The Lost Pirate
4.Wed, 19 Jan 11:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Motion
2.Tue, 08 Feb 11:qara koz
the X files
5.Thu, 13 Jan 11:Brick
3.Tue, 01 Feb 11:Adam
Ghost Trees
6.Tue, 11 Jan 11:Adam
Ghost Trees

Album Review
Adam Pearson
Reviewed 2010-12-24 
John Twells (Xela) and Matt Christensen (Zelienople) making ambient drone babies together. This collaboration has been in the works for a few years now, and the two finally settled on mixing some sessions recorded in Chicago in 2008. Two long-form collages of dark, ethereal, bowed guitars and unidentifiable synths seeping into a beautiful mess of lonely, drugged atmospheres. This is stunningly good - absolutely some of the fullest, richest, expansive drone music that I have heard. A highlight of 2010 for sure. In addition to Xela and Zelienople, for fans of Aidan Baker, Higuma, reverb, On Land Festival, guitars, landscapes.

1. Dreary, hazy whale calls from the bottom of a foggy, frozen Romanian valley; rumbling, whipping windswept tones; evaporating, bellowing washes of foghorn guitars; would have fit right into Twin Peaks. (24:30)
2. Dark, electric chords, ghost-like hovering vocals, dreary, shimmering, depressing layers of humming fuzz. (21:39)

Track Listing
1.The Crate 2.Burning Bridges Together