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Glide - Curvature Of The Earth (2004)

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Glide - Curvature Of The Earth (2004)

Glide - Curvature Of The Earth (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 266 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 109 MB | Covers (7 MB) included
Genre: Psychedelic/Space Rock, Electronic | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Cooking Vinyl/Soyuz (COOK CD 307)

Lovers of instrumental rock are a rare breed, but they know who they are and this record is for them. It’s also sure to appeal to a subset of fans of the band Echo & the Bunnymen, as Glide is actually a nom de instrument for Bunnymen guitarist Will Sergeant, who wrote, performed, produced, and tracked pretty much the entire album (yes, at home). Astonishingly, Curvature of the Earth doesn’t sound like a self-indulgent demo. That’s not to say it’s never self-indulgent - what solo instrumental project isn’t? - but it’s the rare track that feels overlong or shy of musical ideas, and the whole thing comes off sounding extremely professional, from its well-balanced mixes to its ear-candy guitar and synth textures. And texture, as it happens, is a big part of Glide’s world. Described by Sergeant as an opportunity to explore “ambient, psychedelic, progressive, glam, experimental, noise, and all points between”…