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Relaxed Machinery: Sleepmode

by Various Artists

Relaxed Machinery presents a two hour snapshot of the rapidly-growing label celebrating it's first anniversary. Thirteen global artists bring their own unique perspectives on ambient, soundscape, electro-acoustic, and modern minimalism music.
Genre: Electronic: Ambient
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1. Slow Rust
Max Corbacho
9:22 $0.99
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2. Forgotten Feast
Steve Brand
13:35 $0.99
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3. REMcycle
åpne sinn
7:30 $0.99
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4. What Dreams May Come
Beta Cloud
12:58 $0.99
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5. Neon Shroud
Benjamin Dauer
6:42 $0.99
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6. Deepest Blue
Bob Ohrum
13:59 $0.99
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7. Going Under
I've Lost
12:28 $0.99
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8. Dream States Fourtet
Leonardo Rosado
14:45 $0.99
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9. Lila's Dance
Beed and Fascia
7:15 $0.99
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10. AN
Ishq
10:07 $0.99
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11. Parallel Truths
Nettless
7:06 $0.99
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12. Mechanical Slumber
Chris Russell
10:32 $0.99
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13. A Dream of Awakening
John Koch-Northrup
3:09 $0.99
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Relaxed Machinery presents, "sleepMODE", a snapshot of the rapidly-growing label celebrating it's first anniversary. Thirteen global artists bring their own unique perspectives and life experiences to "sleepMODE". With the album at just over two hours, each artist had free rein to use as much track length as needed to evoke the feelings and emotions they wished to express for this project. The music ranges from ambient soundscapes, electro-acoustic, to modern minimalism; using synths, guitar, bass, field recordings, and processing.

Max Corbacho --- Slow Rust --- 9:22
Steve Brand --- Forgotten Feast --- 13:35
åpne sinn --- REMcycle --- 7:30
Beta Cloud --- What Dreams May Come --- 12:58
Benjamin Dauer --- Neon Shroud --- 6:42
Bob Ohrum --- Deepest Blue --- 13:59
I've Lost --- Going Under --- 12:28
Leonardo Rosado --- Dream States Fourtet --- 14:45
Beed and Fascia --- Lila's Dance --- 7:16
ISHQ --- AN --- 10:07
Nettless --- Parallel Truths --- 7:06
Chris Russell --- Mechanical Slumber --- 10:32
John Koch-Northrup --- A Dream of Awakening --- 3:09

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Greg M (eyes cast down)

Excellent selection from a fast-growing ambient/electronic label
The Relaxed Machinery label celebrates its first anniversary with its 9th release: sleepMODE, a compilation featuring all 13 of the label’s artists.

As can be discerned from the track titles, some of the artists used the Philip K. Dick-inspired question “When machines sleep, what do they dream of?” as a starting point. Much of the music is fairly minimal, some starkly so, and many pieces have an industrial component. But sleepMODE has – and needs – no overarching theme or concept.

Any concerns with track length were ruled out fom the get-go, giving the musicians free rein to take all the time needed to set down their journeys. The result is a 128-minute ambient-electronic feast, averaging nearly 10 minutes per track. All but one are unique to this release...

Read the full review at: http://relaxedmachinery.com/2011/02/08/album-review-sleepmode/
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