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  1. These forty-five pieces are Connors' complete airs culled from ten albums (eight that are out of print) and two singles, including his groundbreaking Hell's Kitchen Park (Black Label, ), the rare Moonyean (Road Cone, ), obscure titles like St. Vincent's Newsboy Home (Item Recordings, ) and Lullaby (Carbon, ), plus four unreleased airs.
  2. A classic work of rich-toned guitar beauty from master of this sort of thing Loren Connors. Airs was first infused onto cassette in , and it remains one of his most entrancing works to date. The name of the label, Recital, feels highly appropriate for the near-spiritual feel of these guitar miniatures. LP.
  3. A crucial piece of the Loren Connors jigsaw falls into place with this first ever vinyl reissue of Hell!Hell! Hell! Hell! Hell!, now presented on wax some 20 years after the original CD issue thru The Lotus decerkaltmasmortbemejaffvanvicharlai.xyzinfog on from his classic Long Nights (on Table of the Elements), it takes that album’s blues-noise textures into even starker, scorched ground surely irresistible to anyone.
  4. The vastly talented Loren Connors recently started up his Departing of a Dream series on Family Vineyard: here is Volume VI. This is Connors in an especially ethereal mood, with his guitar seemingly morphing into something not of this world. 10” vinyl on Family Vineyard, firmly limited to just copies.
  5. These 43 pieces are Connors' complete airs, culled from 10 albums (eight of which are out of print) and one single, including his groundbreaking Hell's Kitchen Park (Black Label, ), Moonyean (Road Cone, ), as well as obscure titles like St. Vincent's Newsboy Home (Item Recordings, ) and Lullaby (Carbon, ) plus four unreleased airs.
  6. Connors composes "free" music that maintains a connection to the Blues, while avoiding its exploitation and crass troping. Even as Connors explores such overtly Romantic themes (Evangeline, "The Death of Shelly" [sp], The Little Match Girl, etc.), the guitarwork leaves any such distinction behind and transcends thematic constraints (here, he /5(2).
  7. There seems to have been a lot of activity in the Loren Connors camp of late. Before Connors' recent, hyper-limited "Hymn Of The North Star" LP, last year's Night Through 3CD set provided a relatively concise overview of his remarkable career, unearthing rarities, out of print 7"s and CD-R tracks. All this seemed to paint a pretty comprehensive portrait of Connors' various identities as a.
  8. [] Loren Connors - Airs Label: Recital Catalog#: R10 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album Country: US Released: / DISCOGS A1 Airs 1 A2 Airs 2 A3 Airs 3 A4 Airs 4 A5 Airs 5 A6 Airs 6 A7 Airs 7 A8 Airs 8
  9. At long last, Loren Connors' breathtaking suite of solo guitar 'Airs' availed on vinyl! Self-released on CDr in , it's arguably one of the august American's finest releases: a series of "brief electronic guitar poems" condensing the tactile expression of his longer form .

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