auratia

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Smoke-Wind
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Smoke-Wind My repeat button is broken. Subtle movements that only button repeat offers.Lost,Found, gone & repeat. Favorite track: auratia [part one].
biff Johnson
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biff Johnson Auratia provoked lots of thoughts concerning popular music or lack of it being as truthful and exploratory as this is. The youth in urban America have been betrayed by what everyone is touting as good innovative music. This set should be played 24/7 in all urban centers across the world instead and maybe it will get everyone centered of what is really going on in modern music. Music this uplifting and positive should be the new anthem of future generations.Yes.this is that vital !!! Favorite track: auratia [part one].
Glenn Wever
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Glenn Wever it's all around me but i can not touch it. it's so deep. so liquid. echospace you're the best guide in the ocean.
Tom Rimshot
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Tom Rimshot Variant is easily a few dimensions away from us by now, and this transmission is the evidence. Cosmic surfing of the highest and haziest grade.
jimbob hclf
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jimbob hclf Sublime and beyond deep, another exquisite excursion. Favorite track: auratia [part two].
caustic widow
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caustic widow I haven't been this hypnotised since TV Victor's invitation to a Trance Garden
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  • Streaming + Download

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  • Limited Edition 2XCD set, packaged in oversized double CD case w/Japanese poly sleeve and poster!
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    ***We should have noted this originally, given the nature of the release it's limited to 2 copies per customer. If you attempt to order more we will refund the difference and a re-list the excess copies as everyone deserves to be able to purchase, thanks for your understanding* **

    Professionally duplicated, Limited 2XCD edition from echospace's variant project, packaged in an over-sized DVD case and housed with a 10" X 10" poster of photography captured during the 5th largest blizzard in Chicago/Detroit history, autographed by the artist. Only the first 100 copies will include the poster and autograph. This item will be shipping with Variant's "The Setting Sun", thanks for your support and love of the music.....

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This new sonic submersion was inspired by found sounds and field recordings captured during the blizzard known as “linus”, the 5th worst blizzard in Chicago and Detroit’s history. the magic of the polar vortex and the arctic conditions it left behind inspired and set the stage for the creation of “auratia” and the mystical sonic world it evoked.

Variant's "Auratia" is made entirely with hardware, paying homage to infinite forms of synthesis, from analog, dco, waveshaping, vector, there's a myriad of forms explored producing unique results. Vintage analog equipment in conjunction with innovative customized modular synthesizers winnow a basis for algorithmic structure improvisation. This sound experiment re-synthesizes from a current plane into altered planes of effects-a radically new experience that breaks down barriers. Ghostly harmonics fold and unfold like symmetrical patterns in nature to generate a myriad of complex and infinite rhythmic lines. Tessellations for higher dimensions, this mosaic of melody delivers an eccentric experience. Something for the heads in search of sonic meditation with 2 near 60 minute infinite pieces of organic dub grooves with an emphasis on synthesis experimentation and out-of-this world sonic apparitions.

"What I give form to in daylight is only one per cent of what I have seen in darkness." -M. C. Escher

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released March 20, 2015

written + produced by stephen hitchell. mastered in echospace.

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