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Mountains - Centralia
Released: 21/01/2013 Thrill JockeyAptly named electro-accoustic drone duo Brendon Anderegg and Koen Holtkamp make music that’s long, meandering and carefully crafted with slow building peaks and shifts. Their fifth album seamlessly blends a wide palette of instruments and sounds like a mini ambient masterpiece in the making, especially on shimmering 20 minute long album highlight ‘Propeller’. For more information visit: http://www.thrilljockey.com/thrill/Mountains/Centralia Buy: http://www.thrilljockey.com/thrill/Mountains/Centralia
BBC“An altogether entrancing experience...” The album unfurls at a leisurely pace, the band’s characteristic blend of burbling electronica and acoustic instrumentation at its most formidable, and most satisfying, yet...
Pitchfork“Finds Mountains expanding outward...” Mountains have finally landed in a place as vast and awe-inspiring as the landforms they're named after. This is an album that causes you to view everything the band did before a little differently...
The Line of Best Fit“Their finest work to date...” If you’re not a fan of drone or ambient music then Centralia is unlikely to change your perception of the genres. However...it's a a testament to their singular vision of how analogue and electronics can best be combined...
The Independent“Engrossing...” Its seven long tracks, averaging between nine and 10 minutes apiece, unhurriedly and meticulously blend discrete acoustic and electronic elements into sublime, meditative passages whose gradual metamorphoses are all but subliminal...
allmusic“A unique majesty to their sound...” An album so well-made it easily tricks the ear into hearing its endless layers and shifts as a singular glowing whole. Much like the best of Eno's ambient work, Centralia is captivating without demanding attention...
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