Viola-based textural ambient drift from Sam of Black Tape For A Blue Girl with Shadow's viola, and synths/enhancements from Steve Roach.Limited edition of 200 LPs / 500 CDs. The LP is 140 gram gold vinylThe Gesture of History draws upon introspective passages where the organic texture and emotions of the viola play out over an atmosphere of engulfing mournful beauty. Delicate strings float upon shimmering, forever changing expressionistic backgrounds of processed viola, synth, and harmonium - profoundly sensitive and deeply moving. The modernist ambient compositions balance on the precipice looking back in moments of reflection and rumination while delicately holding the future in our hands.The artistsFor 33 years, Sam Rosenthal has been the songwriter/primary band member of the gothic/ethereal/ambient act Black Tape For A Blue Girl. Spreading his wings over the last five years, Sam has released 3 instrumental electronic albums including a recent collaboration with Mark Seelig.Steve Roach is a leading American pioneer in the evolution of ambient/electronic music, helping shape it into what it is today. Grammy-nominated in 2018 and 2019 consecutively, his career spans four decades and nearly 200 releases. Drawing from a vast, unique and deeply personal authenticity, his albums are fueled by the momentum of a lifetime dedicated to the soundcurrent.Shadow is an enigmatic violist based in Portland, Oregon. They perform in a number of local bands, busk at Powell's Books during the holidays, and perform on the most recent two Black Tape For A Blue Girl albums.
Viola-based textural ambient drift from Sam of Black Tape For A Blue Girl with Shadow's viola, and synths/enhancements from Steve Roach.Limited edition of 200 LPs / 500 CDs. The LP is 140 gram gold vinylThe Gesture of History draws upon introspective passages where the organic texture and emotions of the viola play out over an atmosphere of engulfing mournful beauty. Delicate strings float upon shimmering, forever changing expressionistic backgrounds of processed viola, synth, and harmonium - profoundly sensitive and deeply moving. The modernist ambient compositions balance on the precipice looking back in moments of reflection and rumination while delicately holding the future in our hands.The artistsFor 33 years, Sam Rosenthal has been the songwriter/primary band member of the gothic/ethereal/ambient act Black Tape For A Blue Girl. Spreading his wings over the last five years, Sam has released 3 instrumental electronic albums including a recent collaboration with Mark Seelig.Steve Roach is a leading American pioneer in the evolution of ambient/electronic music, helping shape it into what it is today. Grammy-nominated in 2018 and 2019 consecutively, his career spans four decades and nearly 200 releases. Drawing from a vast, unique and deeply personal authenticity, his albums are fueled by the momentum of a lifetime dedicated to the soundcurrent.Shadow is an enigmatic violist based in Portland, Oregon. They perform in a number of local bands, busk at Powell's Books during the holidays, and perform on the most recent two Black Tape For A Blue Girl albums.
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Viola-based textural ambient drift from Sam of Black Tape For A Blue Girl with Shadow's viola, and synths/enhancements from Steve Roach.Limited edition of 200 LPs / 500 CDs. The LP is 140 gram gold vinylThe Gesture of History draws upon introspective passages where the organic texture and emotions of the viola play out over an atmosphere of engulfing mournful beauty. Delicate strings float upon shimmering, forever changing expressionistic backgrounds of processed viola, synth, and harmonium - profoundly sensitive and deeply moving. The modernist ambient compositions balance on the precipice looking back in moments of reflection and rumination while delicately holding the future in our hands.The artistsFor 33 years, Sam Rosenthal has been the songwriter/primary band member of the gothic/ethereal/ambient act Black Tape For A Blue Girl. Spreading his wings over the last five years, Sam has released 3 instrumental electronic albums including a recent collaboration with Mark Seelig.Steve Roach is a leading American pioneer in the evolution of ambient/electronic music, helping shape it into what it is today. Grammy-nominated in 2018 and 2019 consecutively, his career spans four decades and nearly 200 releases. Drawing from a vast, unique and deeply personal authenticity, his albums are fueled by the momentum of a lifetime dedicated to the soundcurrent.Shadow is an enigmatic violist based in Portland, Oregon. They perform in a number of local bands, busk at Powell's Books during the holidays, and perform on the most recent two Black Tape For A Blue Girl albums.