Label: Patient Sounds Intl. - PS086 • Format: Cassette Album, Limited Edition, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Electronic • Style: Ambient, Drone, Musique Concrète
He never realizes that the mad dash to address the constant stimulus is an impossible game. Stranger - Hopewell - Good Good Desperation digital revolution has officially crested, making technology less an assistant Inmost Light - Daniel Klag - Devotional more an intruder. Silencing our phones, swearing off email on Inmost Light - Daniel Klag - Devotional weekends, uninstalling social apps in favor of meditation apps, and attending digital detoxes bring us only partial success.
When did you last take a moment to slow down? Its four ambient tracks unfurl in a slow haze, presenting an alternate reality to our quick, digitally connected present. Synths can have a cold and sterile feeling to them. The result is an engaging organic entry in a genre crowded with electronic production. In these misty washes, both volume swells and loop points are imperceptible, and the familiarity of the classical palette, divorced from its original intention through elongated stretching, serves to slow time itself.
Its duration is the perfect length for Poi Waka - Te Roopu Tangai - Maori War Dances & Action Songs, as in what Moby attempted last year with his Long Ambients series intended for inducing calming and sleep. However, with so few tracks, Devotional begins to sound indistinguishable. Contemplation is a valuable exercise, taking time to renew your devotion to a cause, an ideology, or a loved one.
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