James Holden And Camilo Tirado/ Luke Abbott - Outdoor Museum Of Fractals/ 555Hz
Border Community's eager improvisers James Holden and Luke Abbott flirt with the New Age in this split double album, with a pair of extended synth meditations indulging their respective loves of arpeggio and drone, originally composed for the occasion of Terry Riley's 80th birthday. Holden's 'Outdoor Museum Of Fractals' fuses the endlessly unfolding fractal complexity of luxurious washes of arpeggiations with the pitched tabla drumming of Camilo Tirado, co-pilot on this hypnotic, meditative journey. Luke Abbott's metallic gong-drone offering '555Hz' layers this mystical frequency and its related harmonics in a sequence of transportive wave-like swells. Running to over 45 and 30 minutes apiece in digital form but split in two to fit on the vinyl. The heavyweight double vinyl also includes uninterrupted digital download codes.