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CHALK, ANDREW - Everyone goes Home when the Sun sets

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Faraway Press FP 027
Release Year: 2016
Note: a collection of 19 pieces of impressionistic ambience miniatures, often based on organ and zither (?) sounds, intimate and poetic acoustic drones that give you a warm feeling, like a "koan of lost memory and forgotten landscape.." artwork: oversized gatefold cover, mini-LP style with OBI and insert
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"The arrival of a new Andrew Chalk album is always a cause for celebration. Following last years 'A Light at the Edge of the World' (a single piece), the sequel, out on his Faraway Press imprint, finds a new collection of 19 pieces sequenced in story-like chapter and verse from memories and melodies of a nostalgic past. Played more in thoughtful focus and with a lyrical narrative. In recent years, Chalk's recordings have reconfigured away from the static drama of high minimalism and into collections of miniatures - intimate, languid, sometimes haunted, always lovely snatches of sonic ephemera that could be pieced together as a koan of lost memory and forgotten landscape. An evanescent echo and artfully accreted drone trickle throughout the album, all of which are swimming in illumined, golden baths of hallowed light. The album closes with a solstice in midwinter. 'Everyone Goes Home When The Sun Sets' was mastered for CD release by Denis Blackham and is packaged in handmade gatefold mini LP style sleeve with Japanese language obi."