Artifact Reports #36/52a: The Restless Field: A Return Visit – Further Reviews and Transmissions

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    Something of a return visit to The Restless Field…

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    The album has had an indepth and layered review at Diabolique Magazine by Less Lee Moore:

    “…an exploration of those secrets that are kept within the earth, the trees, and the air…”

    Visit that here.

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    Finlay Milligan reviewed the album in issue 30 of Electronic Sound magazine:

    “…rips up the green grass of the idyllic countryside and forces you to consider the darker undergrowth. Beautifully unnerving stuff.”

    The print issue is sold out but the PDF is still available. Visit that here.

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    A consideration of the album can also be found amongst the explorations and wanderings of The England Project.

    “…utilising the drone, a modern musical phenomena with an ancient pedigree. They emerge from a world of the Radiophonic Workshop and the soundtracks of the hauntological and psychogeographic.”

    Visit that here.

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    Tracks from the album by Field Lines Cartographer and A Year In The Country can be found amongst the rather fine audio selections of Odile Strik’s Evening Of Light Cloudscape #70.

    Visit that here.

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    Graveney Marsh by Polypores and Black Slab by Time Attendant were played by fellow Restless Field explorer Mat Handley at his You, the Night and the Music radio show at Sine FM.

    Visit the online archive of the show here.

    In a rounding the circle manner, Pulselovers’ Badby 80 was also played on a You, the Night and the Music’s Delaware Road special.

    Visit that here.

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    And finally Field Line Cartographer’s Ghosts of Blood & Iron was played at The Unquiet Meadow by St. Cyprian and Ms. Pryscilla Atropine on Asheville FM as part of their journeys “…through psych-tinged landscapes of mutated folk & haunted electronica”.

    Visit the playlist for the show here, their home page at Ashville FM here, at Facebook here and their gatherings and findings at Soundcloud here.

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    Previous transmissions, reviews etc of The Restless Field:

    Artifact Report #14/52a: The Restless Field at Simon Reynold’s blissblog and the sunday experience

    Artifact Report #16/52a: The Restless Field at Flatland Frequencies, Syndae and whisperandhollerin

    Artifact Report #17/52a: The Restless Field at Sunrise Ocean Bender and John Coulthart’s Feuilleton

    Artifact Report #19/52a: The Restless Field Transmissions and Reviews

    Artifact Report #25/52a: The Restless Field at Goldmine/Spin Cycle, Bliss Aquamarine, Sunrise Ocean Bender and The Séance

    A tip of the hat to everybody involved. Much appreciated.

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    The Restless Field is a study of the land as a place of conflict and protest as well as beauty and escape; an exploration and acknowledgment of the history and possibility of protest, resistance and struggle in the landscape/rural areas, in contrast with sometimes more often referred to urban events.

    It takes inspiration from flashpoints in history while also interweaving personal and societal myth, memory, the lost and hidden tales of the land.

    The album contains audiological explorations by Field Lines Cartographer, Vic Mars, Bare Bones, Assembled Minds, Grey Frequency, Endurance, Listening Center, Pulselovers, Sproatly Smith, Polypores, Depatterning, Time Attendant, A Year In The Country and David Colohan.

    Listen to clips/tracks from the album at our Soundcloud page and at the album’s Bandcamp page.

    Further details on the album can be found here.

     

    (File Post Under: Encasements / Artifacts – Artifact #3a)

     

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