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    Deison – “Quiet Rooms” – [Aagoo]


    At last, astral projection from the comfort of your
    own bathtub! Or are these just the ambient dreams
    of a foley artist? These four 10-17 minute tracks of
    steamy ambient beams of sound float right on up
    and through you. I didn’t even notice the gaps
    between the tracks on my first listen. The cloudiness
    of the sound, banks of synth swirl, feels like it
    may have been one long piece, split into four different
    hotel rooms. The album cover indicates the way to
    get the most out of this release, a wide-eyed,
    temple-activated immersion. I do think active
    listening, as opposed to your drive-time dial-in
    will pay off more, as the samples pop up like
    flotsam in the ambient. Call it flotsambient, but
    it triggers a detective response, maybe initially
    prodded by Italy’s C. Deison being in a hotel room
    and thinking, what the hell is going on next door?
    Or perhaps just chilling out and saying, wow that
    AC Unit just hit a really nice stride. The embedding
    synth work never touches the ground, like a ghost
    organ with invisible pedals. Quiet on the set and
    quiet from the onset.

    -Thurston Hunger

  • Reviewed by Thurston Hunger on April 26, 2013 at 3:31 pm
  • Filed as A Library,CD
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