Friday, October 31, 2008

Sloow Tapes – Reed

Sepviva Bells
Halloween In The Sea
CS 63
Sloow Tapes – Reed

Duo recordings by Tara Burke (Fursaxa, Anahita, Tau Emerald) and Grant Acker (Slurp Dogs), smoking one late-period Un/early Fursaxa style. A scorching blend of distorted psychedelia, hypnotic riffing and mellow vocals trapped inside a very trippy atmosphere. Edition of 170 copies with silkscreened fold-out booklet.

Edition of 170 duo recordings from a Philly-area cabal that would reunite Tara Burke of Fursaxa with former Un bandmate Grant Acker. The result is a great Xerox-primitive slice of early 90s private press weirdness with Tara’s gospelised vocal sat deep in the kinda fuzz-clouded zone where weird electric Syd Barrett re-thinks go up against hazy drones and lucid vocal chants in a way that could have been documented by Siltbreeze then or now. Very heavy Un vibe. Excellent. (Volcanic Tongue)

Duo recordings from former Un-bandmates Tara Burke (Fursaxa) and Grant Acker (Slurp Dogs). Hypnotic riffs, stoned lullabies with Tara's vocals buried deep in the fuzz and a bedroom-recorded feel. Silk-screened fold-out booklet. (Boa Melody Bar)

alternatingly folk-oriented/inspired and drone/noise-addled takes from un’s grant acker & tara burke (Mimaroglu Music Sales)

Sloow Tapes – Ivy

Distant Flying-apart
CS 35
Sloow Tapes – Ivy

Mystical trip from Canada, heading for deep exotic zone and ethnic space. Acoustic improvisations and clouded forest rhytms on various instruments, including homemade ones. Ideal companion to your morning meditation. 70 copies.


Exotic ethnic meditations from Canada, played mostly on homemade instruments. Similar to the Henry Kuntz releases. Recommended. (Boa Melody Bar)

Les jeunes filles de Venice Beach flottent dans le ciel, lentement. L’atmosphère est reposante, le rêve est langoureux. L’apaisement est enfin arrivé, Talugung nous a envoyé en apesanteur. Les canadiens nous offrent une lente méditation à travers les forêts humides avec leurs instruments fabriqués à la main. Les ménagères bobos-écolos peuvent revendre leur cd’s de méditation transcendantale à base de sons d’eaux synthétiques, il y a bien mieux et pour bien moins cher. (Venice Beach Communication)