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Plastic Island Pentecost

by Evan Hause

Using the instrumentation of a 70s prog rock group, Evan Hause weaves a 44-minute musical journey of incredible scope and beauty and casts his lot with the classics of Prog.
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1. The Mountain of Signs
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2. Metempsychosis (Palindrome)
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3. Send for the Captain
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4. Bal Des Ardents
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5. Temple of the Moon
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6. Aileron
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7. Winter Flower
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8. Running the Land
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9. Hymn to the Lake
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10. Temple of the Sun
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Composed, recorded, and edited by Evan Hause at Hossmosis Oaks, West Orange, NJ
Mixing and additional tracking by John McEntire at Soma Studios, Nevada City, CA
Mastered by Scott Anthony at Storybook Sound, Maplewood, NJ

Evan Hause - guitars, basses, piano, keyboards, drums, percussion, ocarina, vocals, lyrics
Maureen Hurd - clarinets, bass clarinet (2, 8)
Paul Brantley - cello (1, 7)
David Nadal - classical guitar (7, 10)
Holland Jancaitis - church organ (2, 10)
John McEntire - drums (6)
Elena Hause - vocal (7)
Holly Nadal - backing vocals (7)

Special thanks:
All of the above, first and foremost; in NJ: Morrow Church, Maplewood and The Second Saturday Record Fair, Wayne; in Bogotá: Museo del Oro and B&L Piano Pub; "The Peyote Dance" by Antonin Artaud; U.S. Coast Guard Radio Transmissions; Wikipedia
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Evan Hause's music has been called "spectacularly audacious" and "ingenious" [Gramophone], "from the sublime and elegant to bawdy and vulgar" [American Record Guide], "delightful and clever" [Records International], "astounding" [The Denver Post], "compelling" [The New York Times], and "fresh and dramatic" [Opera News]. In "Plastic Island Pentecost," his fourth and most ambitious rock solo album to date, he has created a 44-minute journey, but from where to where? A craggy, dreamlike mountain pass to a dreamed ancient temple? Or from a disjunct and disoriented present to a sanguine and idyllic future? Using mainly the instrumentation of a typical 70s prog rock group, and a few über-talented guest artists, Hause weaves a musical tapestry of incredible scope and beauty and casts his lot with the Prog classics.

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