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Polar Moon // Where Have All The Wolves Gone CD

Polar Moon // Where Have All The Wolves Gone CD

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Polar Moon, a neoclassical artist from LA, USA, will appear in December 2023.Same countryLimited to 200 copies from Indianapolis ambient label Past Inside The Present.This is a released CD.

Contains 11 cinematic neoclassical ambient to post-rock electronica songs. 4-sided digipak, shrink specification. DL code included. 

Labels and other worksplease use this form. ///Click here to see more Past Inside The Present releases available at Tobira. 

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CD in 4-panel case. Edition of 200. Includes DL code.

Tracklist:

  1. They Watch Over Us 04:34
  2. Destination Nowhere 06:17
  3. Descension 04:26
  4. First Moon 04:30
  5. Sky People 04:19
  6. Ascension 03:41
  7. Her Cup Of Stars 03:13
  8. Patagonia 05:13
  9. Change 03:53
  10. Where Have All The Wolves Gone 04:54
  11. Ode To The Lady In The Water (A Fond Farewell) 04:26

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Text excerpt by Benoît Pioulard via the label: 

“The final act of the new album from Polar Moon (aka Jonny Radtke) is ushered in by “Patagonia”, a native term translated as “land of the giants”. Fittingly, its graceful, overlapping piano lines and shuddering, organic rhythm give the acute sense of something massive approaching over the horizon. This is no apparition of dread, though; it's a purely curious and stirring anticipation, in keeping with the pensive tone and kinetic pace of the set altogether. Where Have All the Wolves Gone carefully casts its beguiling arrangements across a patient and dynamic topography, becalmed but cavernously deep[...]

[...]It's a truly personal study in nuanced crescendo and kaleidoscopic release, the layers of instrumentation like particles in an accelerator that gather, eddy, disperse and explode in heart-rending delivery. In this way, standout track “Sky People” rides on a Sunday-mellow piano motif as pizzicato strings shake off their dust across the stereo divide, appearing in the manner of distant stars as you edge away from city light and into the wilds.

Elsewhere, (fraternal) twin tracks “Descension” and “Ascension” define the first half of the record, with the former bathed in mysterious harmonic swirls, and the latter resolving into hopeful shimmer on a bed of perfectly intoned strings and reverberating bells. Describing the creation of these works over the last three years, Radtke notes “a conscious decision to shut out surrounding noise and find some serenity hidden among all the uncertainty.” The writing process was unavoidably fed by reflection, appreciation and the reduction of life to a granular level in order to honor its magnitude.

Accordingly, Where Have All the Wolves Gone presents an overall sense of security in solitude – whether forced or voluntary – with moments of melancholy lonesomeness soothed by the perennial realization that existence itself is miraculous. All things depart or later, and you learn to cherish even more deeply the ones that return; we are pack animals, but there are undeniable benefits to be earned from a secluded sojourn[...]"

Artist: Polar Moon

Label: Past Inside The Present

Polar Moon, a neoclassical artist from LA, USA, will appear in December 2023.Same countryLimited to 200 copies from Indianapolis ambient label Past Inside The Present.This is a released CD.

Contains 11 cinematic neoclassical ambient to post-rock electronica songs. 4-sided digipak, shrink specification. DL code included. 

Labels and other worksplease use this form. ///Click here to see more Past Inside The Present releases available at Tobira. 

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CD in 4-panel case. Edition of 200. Includes DL code.

Tracklist:

  1. They Watch Over Us 04:34
  2. Destination Nowhere 06:17
  3. Descension 04:26
  4. First Moon 04:30
  5. Sky People 04:19
  6. Ascension 03:41
  7. Her Cup Of Stars 03:13
  8. Patagonia 05:13
  9. Change 03:53
  10. Where Have All The Wolves Gone 04:54
  11. Ode To The Lady In The Water (A Fond Farewell) 04:26

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Text excerpt by Benoît Pioulard via the label: 

“The final act of the new album from Polar Moon (aka Jonny Radtke) is ushered in by “Patagonia”, a native term translated as “land of the giants”. Fittingly, its graceful, overlapping piano lines and shuddering, organic rhythm give the acute sense of something massive approaching over the horizon. This is no apparition of dread, though; it's a purely curious and stirring anticipation, in keeping with the pensive tone and kinetic pace of the set altogether. Where Have All the Wolves Gone carefully casts its beguiling arrangements across a patient and dynamic topography, becalmed but cavernously deep[...]

[...]It's a truly personal study in nuanced crescendo and kaleidoscopic release, the layers of instrumentation like particles in an accelerator that gather, eddy, disperse and explode in heart-rending delivery. In this way, standout track “Sky People” rides on a Sunday-mellow piano motif as pizzicato strings shake off their dust across the stereo divide, appearing in the manner of distant stars as you edge away from city light and into the wilds.

Elsewhere, (fraternal) twin tracks “Descension” and “Ascension” define the first half of the record, with the former bathed in mysterious harmonic swirls, and the latter resolving into hopeful shimmer on a bed of perfectly intoned strings and reverberating bells. Describing the creation of these works over the last three years, Radtke notes “a conscious decision to shut out surrounding noise and find some serenity hidden among all the uncertainty.” The writing process was unavoidably fed by reflection, appreciation and the reduction of life to a granular level in order to honor its magnitude.

Accordingly, Where Have All the Wolves Gone presents an overall sense of security in solitude – whether forced or voluntary – with moments of melancholy lonesomeness soothed by the perennial realization that existence itself is miraculous. All things depart or later, and you learn to cherish even more deeply the ones that return; we are pack animals, but there are undeniable benefits to be earned from a secluded sojourn[...]"

Artist: Polar Moon

Label: Past Inside The Present