Steve Hauschildt ‎– Strands

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Tracklist

Horizon Of Appearances
Same River Twice
A False Seeming
Ketracel
Time We Have
Strands
Transience Of Earthly Joys
Die In Fascination

Versions (3)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
KRANK 205 Steve Hauschildt Strands(LP, Album) Kranky KRANK 205 US 2016 Sell This Version
krank205 Steve Hauschildt Strands(8xFile, FLAC, Album) Kranky krank205 UK 2016
KRANK 205 Steve Hauschildt Strands(CD, Album) Kranky KRANK 205 US 2016 Sell This Version

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notec

notec

December 2, 2016
edited 11 months ago
referencing Strands, LP, Album, KRANK 205

i'm reminded why i dislike new age so much listening to this. i made better music with this web synth.... thanks for nothing Jean-Michel Jarre
cebzer76

cebzer76

November 25, 2016
edited 11 months ago
referencing Strands, LP, Album, KRANK 205

ACE. A beautiful mix of warm ambient textures overlapping more complex "hidden" undertones. A fine mix of psych-drone and pulsing rhythm. Fans of old OPN, Pye Corner, Huerco S. take note.
optimistic_tour

optimistic_tour

November 1, 2016
referencing Strands, LP, Album, KRANK 205
"The album pulses with huge washes of ambient synths, intricately decaying melodies, twinkling arpeggios, and an arsenal of quietly eruptive rhythm programming. It ensconces me in a wind tunnel’s worth of cozy atmosphere, but keeps me on my toes with constantly shifting textures and production flourishes. This intricate dance plays out across forty minutes that seem to dilate time before disappearing completely.

Many of the individual components of this sound are recognizable: clipped, metallic pads swell up, yearning pianos echo across oceans of reverb, and fat analog synthesizer chords make the hair on my neck stand up. Many are not: brittle washes of distortion, icy These pieces are mixed with a newfound sense of nuance, a hyperactive attention to the granular experience of the sound on the ears. The greatest accomplishment of Strands is that it meshes sweeping, big-picture sentiment with obsessive moment-to-moment detail."

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https://optimisticunderground.com/2016/10/19/steve-hauschildt-strands/