Belong ‎– October Language

Carpark Records ‎– cak 31
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1 I Never Lose. Never Really 4:43
2 Red Velvet Or Nothing
Featuring [Assistance] – Joshua Eustis
3 October Language
Guitar – Joshua Eustis
4 I'm Too Sleepy...Shall We Swim?
Featuring [Assistance] – Joshua Eustis
5 Remove The Inside 5:59
6 Who Told You This Room Exists? 5:05
7 All Equal Now 5:31
8 The Door Opens The Other Way 7:12

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Recorded in New Orleans, 2004.

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  • Barcode (Text): 6 77517 00312 3
  • Barcode (String): 677517003123
  • Matrix / Runout: Z73206 4 CPK2 70031-2 01 MOS1
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L909
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U7D

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July 30, 2017
Belong is an american musical project. October Language is their first album which was released in 2006.

A beatless record with elements of drone and ambient are added one another to the sea of noise texture, which results into a lush yet floaty sound. Amidst of all this, melodies are actually formed by this formation of intricate soundscapes.

Looking at the album cover, it might want to indicate to listeners about some forgotten place or something unknown which is yet to be found. The music definitely renders this imagination while we listen to it.

Highlight – October Language.



January 20, 2008
With their debut release on Carpark, the New Orleans duo, Turk Dietrich and Michael Jones, grind through filter overload, guitar based, heavily processed and distorted loops that seem to go on forever. For me, noise happens to be a new territory, and with the tightly clenched jaw I smile at its beauty, as I attempt to stand upright through the torrent of shoegaze unleashed by a hurricane. The intricate detail is revealed through layers of intense sonic bombardment, like staring at an abstract sharply outlined object for minutes, only to see its true contour after glancing at a white wall. As silence fades in, I am left with only microscopic sediments that encapsulate the feelings of destroyed and tumbled New Orleans. Considering there's a lot of data to sift through, the quality of the mastering is top notch, performed by none other than another New Orleans native and friend, Joshua Estis (Telefon Tel Aviv). Estis and Dietrich have previously worked together under Beneli moniker in remixing Nine Inch Nails' The Fragile. Diestrich also played the guitar on a track for Telefon Tel Aviv's Map Of What is Effortless. Highly recommended if you dig Ben Frost as much as I do. Also for the likes of Fennesz, Tim Hecker and William Basinski.

June 13, 2007
edited over 10 years ago
I've never heard anything like this... It's like the sound, if a sound could be applied to such, of dying and being transported to an afterlife; noise and ethereal melodies collide chaotically in a blurry, boundless environment of such unbelievable scope and scale...
I believe that most of the 'melodies' on this album were produced with spectacularly overprocessed and overdriven guitars; it's like hearing 4AD in middle of a hurricane!

'October Language' is a must-hear for those open minded enough to be receptive to it's incredible beauty.