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Ligeia Mare: Songs We Never Thought Of

Read "Songs We Never Thought Of" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


The sophomore release of the Colorado-based aggregate of musicians Ligeia Mare, is based on similar recordings that were the basis for the quintet's debut 1 (2012). Songs We Never Thought Of distills its live, spontaneous improvisations into loosely structured sonic events. True to the inspiration for its name, the lake in the north polar region of the Saturnian moon, Titan, these dreamy and evocative soundscapes bridge spacey, psychedelic progressive rock with abstract texts and voices, weird percussive sounds and assorted ...

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Ligeia Mare: 1

Read "1" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


Ligeia Mare is a loose, intuitive aggregation of musicians within the Boulder/Denver, Colorado area, headed by multi-instrumentalists Farrell Lowe and Dave Wiley. Farrell and Wiley formed this outfit after collaborating successfully in a modern dance production. The five musicians (plus a few guests) in this versatile outfit, named after a lake in the north polar region of the Saturnian moon, Titan, play several instruments--mostly percussive, prepared or modified, including overtone voices and electronics. The original, spontaneously improvised ...


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