EP​-​1: Echoes & Waves

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  • glean- f. Rick McCollum

    TRACK LISTING
    01. surfacing (intro)
    02. mother
    03. leviathan
    04. black
    05. the scream
    06. island (outro)

    "Aldridge-Astor’s emotive alto croons, whispers, and wails as liquid strings and effects paint a dark underwater landscape. An impressive debut effort, executed to chilling effect."

    -KT LINDEMANN, 90.3 FM- The Current
    blog.thecurrent.org/2014/02/pinata-pony-glean-and-a-grrrl-prty-sneak-listen-this-weeks-minnesota-record-releases/

    "It’s goth. It’s rock. It’s pop. It’s, weirdly, a little bit soul music. It’s prog, ferchrissake. It’s future. It’s ambient. It takes a bunch of dark, eerie, interesting genres and stirs them together in a pot with loud, intricate guitars (courtesy The Afghan Whigs’ Rick McCollum) at the fore."

    -JON HUNT, L'ETOILE MAGAZINE- We Will Rock You
    www.letoilemagazine.com/2014/02/19/we-will-rock-you-local-review-roundup-feat-two-harbors-glean-twinkie-jiggles-broken-orchestra/

    *Designed by Joseph Allen Black, this download card postcard grants permanent access to tracks in one continuous program. Numbered (aside from what shipped to college radio, only 50 exist) and signed, this can be snail-mailed as is or shipped in a protective envelope.

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  • ADVANCE ARRIVES NOVEMBER 25th, 2014 | OFFICIAL RELEASE DECEMBER 2nd, 2014

    glean f. Rick McCollum

    TRACK LISTING
    01. Awakening (Intro)
    02. Push The Sky Away (Nick Cave)
    03. Tears Are Holy
    04. Angels Are Everywhere
    05. Growing Pains [Change]
    06. Chelsea Pier (Outro)

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    EP-1: Echoes & Waves touched on the topics of abandonment, alcoholism, the death of a parent, coping with an adoption, coming to terms with failed relationships and facing one's self. Emotionally, this was a titanic undertaking, so it was given an RMS Titanic theme.

    EP-2: Shadows & Sand is the second half of what was always intended to be a full length record. It's about waking up on the proverbial shore, realizing that you've survived, but NOW WHAT? It is about acknowledging grief, trying to work through things, growing, changing and the struggle to arrive at a place of peace.

    -Mary Scott
    Borangutan.com

    Includes unlimited streaming of EP-1: Echoes & Waves via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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TRACK LISTING
01. surfacing (intro)
02. mother
03. leviathan
04. black
05. the scream
06. island (outro)

"Aldridge-Astor’s emotive alto croons, whispers, and wails as liquid strings and effects paint a dark underwater landscape. An impressive debut effort, executed to chilling effect."

-KT LINDEMANN, 90.3 FM- The Current
blog.thecurrent.org/2014/02/pinata-pony-glean-and-a-grrrl-prty-sneak-listen-this-weeks-minnesota-record-releases/

"It’s goth. It’s rock. It’s pop. It’s, weirdly, a little bit soul music. It’s prog, ferchrissake. It’s future. It’s ambient. It takes a bunch of dark, eerie, interesting genres and stirs them together in a pot with loud, intricate guitars (courtesy The Afghan Whigs’ Rick McCollum) at the fore."

-JON HUNT, L'ETOILE MAGAZINE- We Will Rock You
www.letoilemagazine.com/2014/02/19/we-will-rock-you-local-review-roundup-feat-two-harbors-glean-twinkie-jiggles-broken-orchestra/

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released 10 February 2014

glean - EP-1 are:

Vocals/Production: Brooke Aldridge-Astor (Burning Shakespeare)
Lead Guitars: Rick McCollum (Moon Maan/The Afghan Whigs)
Touch Guitar/Bass: Jaanus Damsgard
Pianos/Production: Jordan Hedlund

GUESTS: Emilio China- Violin (Peter Murphy), Holly Lester- Belfast Ambient Recordings, Matt Marshall- Drums, Johan Engevik- Acoustic Guitar. Additional Vocals: Maggie DeMonde (Scarlet Fantastic), Angel Bourgeois, Joe Balazs.

Engineering + Additional Production: Joe Mabbott + Alex Wheeler
@ The Hideaway.

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glean Minneapolis, Minnesota

A water-damaged violin weeps as a ghostly orchestra tunes to the key of E. A piano- lost on the bottom of the Atlantic for a century- strikes a shimmering, melancholy note. Above the surface, seagulls scream as boat engines drone steadily. These are the sounds that haunt EP-1 from glean. ... more

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