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Peter Heselton
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Peter Heselton There is a certain beauty that reflects upon ages gone. There is an uncertain beauty in reflecting upon the chaos of the new. There is true beauty in accepting what we have, what we were and how we can be. It is the magick of social acknowledgment and the movement beyond the self .it is a little slice of human in a hedge fund world. Favorite track: Counting Goats.
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Nafid Ma'ali this is some quality stuff!
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Tichounko I keep returning to this album not only because of its perfect cover art but because of its atmosphere. It reminds me of The Caretaker albums but that’s only because of both the artists’ choice of source material. Hymns is a unique, haunting, nostalgic, beautiful ambient folklore art album that feels like a message from ghosts – Welsh ones for that matter. If only the creators of the old 78 record could hear what an artist in the 21st century was able to do with those recordings! Favorite track: Flood.
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boycalledcrow Drones ahoy on this beautiful Welsh number. Gorgeous folk music and haunting ambience dance amongst hiss and crackle. Lovely stuff. Favorite track: Flood.
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Flood 19:45
Si Lwli 09:06
Joy 03:34


Here's another dive into the past through the lens of the present.

I have no religion myself but grew up with the music, it's nostalgia, fear and joy all at the same time I hope.

-- AMD

"Bears comparison to dons of loops and fuzz, William Basinski and Philip Jeck"
-- The Quietus

"Like a collage of ghosts from the beautiful past."
-- Yeah I Know It Sucks blog


released June 26, 2019

Processed public domain 78 records, mostly in Welsh.

Here are the artists whose 78s I used:

Thomas L. Thomas (Counting Goats)
William Edwards
Leila Megane
Choir of HM Chapels Royal
Henry Parker
Homer Rodeheaver and the Wise
Ann Parry-Williams
Phil Spitainy
Morriston Orpheus Choir
The Lyn Murray Singers
Collegiate Choir
Trinity Choir

Cover image by Thomas Frühwacht (@earlyguard)


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