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Paper Stars 5:29
Twirling 4:04
Love Note 5:30
Kinmount 4:54
True North 6:25
Last Words 4:17
Inside 5:14
Ignore Me 3:18
Meddle 4:39
Olive Oil 3:53
Last Words 3:51

Versions (2)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TRAUM Schallplatten CD10, CD10 Fairmont Paper Stars(CD, Album, Enh) Traum Schallplatten, Traum Schallplatten TRAUM Schallplatten CD10, CD10 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
TRAUM V32 Fairmont Paper Stars(LP, Album) Traum Schallplatten TRAUM V32 Germany 2002 Sell This Version


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October 28, 2018
edited over 2 years ago
referencing Paper Stars, CD, Album, Enh, TRAUM Schallplatten CD10, CD10

"Paper Stars" is the kind of early 2000s electronic music made by humble guys in their bedrooms, teaming up with their PCs to pay tributes to poetry. It's slightly clicky, quite mechanical and repetitive, with a fragile and tiny/micro sound. This shy, simple, sometimes a bit clumsy but authentic mood is really a gem for me. I miss this lo-fi sounding electronica which ages so well.. If you like the "romantic" vibes à la Dial and Kompakt, "Paper Stars" is made for you. A soft, dreamy, discreet and charming creation.


June 4, 2007
edited over 14 years ago
referencing Paper Stars, LP, Album, TRAUM V32
Here, under his Alias Fairmont, Jake Fairley takes a ride to his contemplative side releasing this record on TRAUM ...
Used to his rocking, straight forward, driving bass lines and his dark-dance Tech-House (SENDER or DUMB-UNIT), I was surprised listening to this really beautiful album: Less to almost no bass, but stark and dark, repeating sound-planes (Minimal Techno) are the essences that leave you in a melancholic and thoughtful mood - Sit back, relax and ponder upon ... THX Jake !!!