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Music and Ideas demo Dec 2003

Taking the same quiet approach to music as Low and doing it very well. Everything is delicate, the melody, the sentiments, the drums, the glissando guitar and the plucked guitar notes. Even the feedback is controlled and melodic. Imagine My Bloody Valentine on downers then just sit back and enjoy the experience. No biographical details and none needed because the music speaks for itself.

It's difficult to know how this sort of music is going to force itself to the front of the crowd of the baying wannabes, but anyone who likes to step back and listen to beautiful music crafted with sensitivity and skill will find a gem in this EP. The note on the CD says 'nice if you'd take a listen and maybe review us'. Well, I've listened, reviewed, and fallen for the quiet intensity and beauty of these songs.

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