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"Emotively Sludgy Lo-Fi"

And this is what I get for asking for critiques from strangers.  ANR Factory has called Secret Cigarettes "Emotively Sludgy Lo-Fi."  Which is a descriptive way of saying the reviewer didn't like it.  Which is ok.  I paid them to review it.  They had to say something that didn't sound like they were tearing it apart but still got across that they thought it was deeply flawed and probably not worth their time.  This is also ok.

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New Music, Old Music

Recently, I posted a new EP, Red Flags on  Its the closest I get to releasing a record anymore.  In some ways, its much more forward than I used to be.  I used to record records under the name "Sleep Deprivation" (these days I try to keep it simple and make everything trustdarkness), playing all the instruments, writing all the songs.  These records were my way of processing ...

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Work in the Studio - "A Groundswell"

I spent last weekend in the recording studio.  It was my first time in someone else's studio in quite a long time, and my first time ever in someone else's studio working on my own material.  I've recorded several of my own records in the past (5? I think?) but each of these was recorded over a long period of time in my own studio.  Without the ...

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"picking through the rubble"

picking through the rubble in silence

these accidents were planned out pretty well

mumbling to myself in a new language

just to remember pieces of the old

pulling out wires and iron

and building magnets with switches 

just trying to find the direction 

we once knew as north

just pacing back and forth

i stumbled and took a breath

remembered when i was a kid

and knew that i only ...

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