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Thespian Drummer There is so much poetry in this song - in the entire body of work, limitless poetry. Beyond ethereal, their beauty found, each one, in simplicity. Every song is a painting, images of Life unbound by the imagination of love. Favorite track: southbound formations.
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Berkdrums This is painting with sounds... incredible... My wintersoundtrack for next season -2017/2018- To me it's as if the sounds on this album are being made & played outdoors with the specific damped acoustic sounds when there's some heavy snow outside...
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Ludvig Cimbrelius halfway through the second track and i'm quite sure i've never been touched by music before as i am by this. perhaps i am more open on this night than i've ever been before, perhaps it is the music. perhaps both. breathtaking. Favorite track: southbound formations.
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Running time: 49:10

This collection of songs was composed specifically for sleep and reflects my memories of winters growing up in Cleveland... The endless gray skies, the magic of a fresh blanket of snow, and more wonder still once Lake Erie transforms into a vast, frozen desert. The music brings me to my favorite lakeside park, standing with waves of solid ice below and a pale sky above. All is silent but for a flock of geese in the distance, making its way to warmer land...

Some of my earliest attempts at ambient music were selected to be in this mix, namely 'lake-effect' and 'the park at night'. 'southbound formations' features a sound that I hope to later expand into an entire album, as I've long loved the nostalgic effect of a piano washed in reverb. 'quilted' and 'when the sun is a stranger' are experiments with the drone or minimal sound, and 'clouds of breath' comes from a batch of similar tracks I recored at the start of this season.

Thank you for listening ^_^

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Kind reviews:

stationarytravels.wordpress.com/2017/07/16/sound-impression-soft-ice-by-poemme-polar-seas-recordings/

acloserlisten.com/2017/07/20/poemme-soft-ice/

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released February 26, 2017

music & artwork by Angela Klimek

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