movietone create beguiling musical statements that draw explicit influence from the coastlines of england. when the band recorded a film as a backdrop to their live shows, it featured band members in home made sea-creature outfits and concluded with one of the group wriggling about in the sand dressed as a starfish while their last, lovely release the blossom filled streets invoked images like "1950s chairs weathered by the salt in the air, rocks and grey and the sand and the yellow and the aquamarine in the ocean.
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closing a cycle. after issuing three editions of this album on cassette, which all sold out in about two days each, i thought it was time to close this cycle with an expanded edition. a last glance to five years of work. not presenting a best of, … just offering a collection. and a reluctant view towards 5 years spent in small studios and tempting environments.
randall mcclellan was a founding member of the electronic music studio at the eastman school of music in 1967 where he later received a ph.d. in composition, theory and musicology. a growing interest in north indian music and vocal technique prompted him to develop his personal compositional practice into an active platform for inducing altered states of mind.