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Mysterium

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brantly A deeply effecting post-rock LP layered with the pensive zen-hauntings of Max Richter, richly layered ambient frames, and warmly shimmering post-rock billows. The LP is a reflective elegy, a long look back and a tremendous LP.
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Evok When I first heard Mysterium my first thought was “loss”. Shortly after the fact I decided to read up on the album’s back-story and it wasn’t long until I was reading through my tears. If you want to be moved to your core by genuine, heavy and heartwrechning emotion conveyed through lush choral keys and ambiance then this is something you need to hear. Hammock haven’t lost their magic, but this time around they wield it under gray skies in the throes of tragedy’s poetic beauty.
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The Nashville duo Hammock — celebrated by Pitchfork, NPR, the BBC, The Atlantic, and Ricky Gervais — returns on August 25 with Mysterium, the band’s eighth album since its founding in 2003. Composed as a memorial to Clark Kern, a son-like figure to Hammock co-founder Marc Byrd who died in 2016 from the tumor strain NF2, Mysterium merges modern classical, ambient, and choral music, and it’s of a piece with recent records by Max Richter and Jóhann Jóhannsson. The gorgeous, hour-long collection features contributions from the Berlin mix engineer Francesco Donadello (Winged Victory for the Sullen, Ólafur Arnalds), Peter Katis (The National, Jónsi, Interpol), and the Hamburg orchestrator Roman Vinuesa (“Iris,” “Umrika”), who transcribed scores for the Budapest Art Choir.

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released August 25, 2017

In loving memory of Clark Kern (June 29, 1995 - April 3, 2016) : www.clarkkern.com

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Welcome and thank you for your purchases here: proceeds go directly to Hammock. Exclusive items and lossless audio available. • 14 years since their formation in Nashville, Hammock has emerged as a leading light in instrumental music with a unique sound that effortlessly melds elements of ambient, electronic, postrock and neoclassical. • ... more

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