Imagine a corridor lined with thirty-foot statues. A bright light shines off in the distance. As you walk along through alternating shadow and light, gazing up at the stone figures that tower above you, the shadows move across their faces, occasionally teasing your eyes with moving figures that quickly disappear the moment your glance shifts.
As these shadows dance across your field of vision, a shimmering blanket of sound slowly emerges from the silence. The air around you charges with energy, and momentarily glitters in a fine mist of moving particles before once again merging with the surrounding darkness.
The distant light that dimly illuminates your path begins to move across the unseen sky. The ebb and flow of the sound grows alternately more intense and more subdued. Heavy atmosphere and near silence envelop you in quick succession; time simultaneously moves forward and stands still.
Drops of light fall through the silence. Calm, like a cloudless sky at night.
You once had a dream like this…
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This digital download edition of Veiled Faces, Moving Shadows contains the original cassette album, plus the bonus track (the short version of 'Tincture #11') and the contents of the bonus cassette (i saw this in a dream) included with the first ten copies.
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Quotes from reviews of the original cassette:
"…a pleasant intermingling of natural ambient noise." —Jester, Sonic Boom
"…evolutionary processes, gradual building to temporary climaxes destroyed by erosion. […] Almost relaxing…thoughtfully arranged." —Five Cent Review (#2)
released March 23, 2014
Original cassettes (Veiled Faces, Moving Shadows and i saw this in a dream) released 16 March 1996.
Re-mastered 20 March 2014 by Kevin J. O'Conner.