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Posts about FaceOmeter releases

Hallowe'en Again

What’s scary about the fact that it’s been five years since The Spooky EP? That we are brief flickers of cognisance shortly to be blown out in the gusts of deep time,¬†and that each of our meaningless lives is over … Continue reading

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Covers

So I was on a covers album. I just had a nice postcard from Jamie “Currently in Australia” Doe, also known as The Magic Lantern, and it made me want to write a word or two about the distant experience … Continue reading

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Recent Reviews

In the chaos of early 2015, two new reviews of Why Wait for Failure? went up. I wouldn’t normally post these, but since they’re very nice and since they came out on adjacent days… why not? It’s not every day … Continue reading

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Insane Sale

It is the time of my insane sale. EVERYTHING MUST GO, WHICH IS WEIRD BECAUSE IT IS DIGITAL MUSIC AND THERE ARE THEORETICALLY INFINITE COPIES. For the next few days, there are hefty discounts on pretty much everything in the … Continue reading

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Album and Aftermath

I put this record out at the start of November – most of you know that. It took four years to write and another ten months to crowdfund, record, produce, and release. There are fourteen tracks, some highly orchestrated, some … Continue reading

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Released this Year

I’m listening to two records over and over again at the moment: Two White Cranes’s twowhitecranes and The Magic Lantern’s Love of Too Much Living. They’re both beautiful and gripping and mature works, they’re both notable for how well-crafted they … Continue reading

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Let the Hype Commence

Last weekend I went to see the Magic Lantern launch his new album. It was a solemn and moving occasion, full of good vibes and lovely people. The experience made me wish that I could be like Jamie, and have … Continue reading

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Original Art

Today was another small but important milestone in delivering the album into your loving hands – the arrival of a sofafull of Freya Hartas artwork! Brilliant as it looks on screen, this stuff is even more awesome in real life. … Continue reading

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Of Shirts and Singing

Faced with the surprising success of the crowdfunding campaign for Why Wait for Failure?, I added the possibility of buying T-shirts at about the halfway point. Now that the campaign’s closed, I’ve heard noises of regret from a few people: … Continue reading

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New Year's Eve Sale!

It only just occurred to me to have a look at my bandcamp stats, and I found that they’d rocketed to an all-time high during my crowdfunding campaign for the second album – despite nothing new being on there. It’s … Continue reading

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