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Northern Valentine / Distance Brings Us Closer, The
Album:Distance Brings Us Closer, The Collection:General
Artist:Northern Valentine Added:11/2008
Label:Silber Records 

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Add Date:2008-12-21 Pull Date:2009-02-22 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:22 Feb15 Feb8 Feb1 Feb25 Jan18 Jan4 Jan28 Dec
Airplays:11314121

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 10, 2009:orangeasm: massage ginny
Dimanche
4.Feb 20, 2009:Memory Select
Dimanche [excerpt]
2.Jun 09, 2009:An Analgesic Haze
Dies Solis
5.Feb 10, 2009:Pac Man Fever Valentine's Day Revival Hour
Dimanche
3.Apr 16, 2009:Orangeasm on Yr ______
Born Yesterday
6.Feb 07, 2009:Lost and Found
Dies Solis

Album Review
Rafe McBride
Reviewed 2008-12-20 
Dark, atmospheric, instrumental ambient music with layered guitars and synths (and no percussion) from Philadelphia. The dark layered sound is reminiscent of Godspeed You Black Emperor without the epic climaxes; The composition is more like Eno’s ambient stuff, slow and steady atmospherics with repeating themes. Start with starred tracks.
FCC Clean
1) 14 minutes – dark & atmospheric layered guitars & synths.
2) Repeating ambient synth theme that builds subtly to the end of the track
**3) 8 Minutes - Opens quiet and subtly builds into dark ambient soundscape.
4) Dark Menacing Sounds, looser composition than some of the other tracks.
5) Dark feedbacky guitar layered with ambient guitars/synths

-Rafe

Track Listing
1.Born Yesterday 3.Dimanche
2.Dies Solis 4.Escaping Light
 5.Already Gone