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For Varying Degrees Of Winter

by Lawrence English

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End Game 07:14
Fleck 06:10
Desert Road 06:57
Swan 06:36
Soft Touch 05:48


Winter is a season for introspection, contemplation, and listening. It is the season when Nature reasserts its rights and imposes its law on humankind, forcing those creatures to shack up, wrap up...and dream of higher temperatures.

The Australian composer and electronic artist Lawrence English delivers a record for varying degrees of winter. Sounds twinkle and scintillate like snow under the sun, they shine like icicles, they hiss like a polar wind and seep into you through your insufficiently isolated ear holes. Each one of the six pieces is a monochrome composition ranging from the blinding whites of the snow to the blue-grays of cloudy days. Although English's music can be quite abstract at times, here it turns out to be surprisingly evocative and inhabited by an understated sense of musicality.

Recorded in 2005-2006 in Japan, Hong Kong, Europe, and at home in Australia, For Varying Degrees of Winter features contributions by Mike Cooper, Janek Schaefer, and Aki Onda on one track each.


released February 1, 2007


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Lawrence English Brisbane, Australia

Lawrence English. Philosopher of listening. Room40 Honcho. Generally questioning living, dying and everything else in-between.

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