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Half A True Day

Label: ReR Megacorp
Released: 2008
Track listing: Figure Question; Pack-and-Penny Day; Hidden Compartment; Angle of Doubt; Proven; Within Half Half a True Day; Accidental Photograph; Winding Nth; Moth Across; Silent Grove; Just Now Maybe; Another Name; Turn the Moon; Globemallow, Left Untold; Cloud Chamber; Where No One Knows; Antimagnet; Passerine.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Biota: Half A True Day

Read "Half A True Day" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

It took six years to complete Half A True Day, and Biota's sixth album rings like a continuous piece that is subdivided into reference points or placeholders. Nonetheless, the large ensemble's singular permutations of prog-rock and dream-laden swashes of layered textures are glowingly iterated here. It's an acoustic-electric brew featuring the use of unorthodox instrumentation, where ...

Invisible Map

Label: ReR Megacorp
Released: 2001
Track listing: Moment, The Rapid Color, Port, Call, Landless, Air on Water, Mineral, Common Broom, Birhtday, Dustman, Sleeping Car, Snake Out, Occurrence, Top Ray Done, Glass Lizard, Telegraph Plant, Spoonbender

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

BIOTA: Invisible Map

Read "Invisible Map" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Invisible Map represents the eagerly anticipated follow up to Colorado-based BIOTA’s 1995 release, Object Holder. Here, the large ensemble continues their distinctive melding of multicolored psychedelic dreamscapes, bustling backbeats, odd-metered rhythms, unfathomable EFX and much more. Throughout these thirty-seven pieces, the band pursues disparate textures of sonic beauty consisting of integrated themes amid existential implications along ...

Object Holder

Label: ReR Megacorp
Released: 1999

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

BIOTA: Object Holder

Read "Object Holder" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

“Object Holder” is Biota’s 12th release and as we celebrate the origins of Biota with the re-release of the Mnemonists “Horde” (see AAJ April 99’ review) it seems appropriate to shed some light on Biota’s latest release. Analogous to the music and era depicted on “Horde” which was recorded 20 years ago, “Object Holder” is a ...

Bellowing Room / Tinct

Label: Unknown label
Released: 1990

Tinct

Label: Unknown label
Released: 1988

Bellowing Room

Label: Unknown label
Released: 1987


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