Sunday, August 3, 2014

Woodbines & Spiders

Woodbines & Spiders (NW) (N)(E)(S) & (SW) (E) (S) The directions are in the title and i am still lost. Hopefully by the end of the record there will be a guide point useful as reference. Most likely not though. Floating on side Bb, 01 Gas Suite C Radiation 60. Looking for a place to set down.

There are ghosts in these grooves. Strange noises clanging, popping, dinging, whaaaing, and voices??? The background is filled with an eerie tone like old heavy dusty drapes. Then finally something all accounts is music. Recognizing sounds gives relief to the audio journey. The music leaves and now the dwindling radius of the record has become more desperate.

This lp is so thick with brain bending audio. Jon Brooks (The Advisory Circle) and Ian Hodgson (Moon Wiring Club) have combined to create to create a modern journey through the imaginations shared by Scout, Jem and Dill. Perfect amounts of everything from fun to cracked tombstones behind the old house.

From creation through production to vinyl offering, this record took seven or eight years to make. Everything about this LP is a mystery. If you want something really different and made superbly, Woodbines & Spiders will take you there.





LINKS
Blank Work Shop
Nice read on Raven Sings the Blues
Moon Wiring Club on Facebook
Jon Brooks on Cafe Kaput