Rick Tomlinson is another fantastic guitarist, probably my favourite stylistically of the modern crop. When he does decide to sing you also find he's hiding a rather good voice, vaguely resembling Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree ('heatwave' on the Tchantinler disc may make you agree?).
His Voice of the Seven Woods project has now moved on to become Voice of the Seven Thunders and they played their first show a couple of nights ago, supporting Six Organs of Admittance and Ignatz in Shepherd's Bush. News of an imminent 7" and an LP due in Feb 2010 got me all excited and digging out all of my VotSW releases, hence this post.
Here are four of his EPs (all at 320kbps mp3): Tchantinler, Solo Guitar Recordings, The Far Golden Peak (Part One) and Seventh Step. A few others may come in a future post. Personally I think all are fantastic and well worth leaving on repeat for hours, but if I were to recommend just one I'd probably go with the 'Solo Guitar Recordings' release. Hope you go and enjoy them all.
1. First Light
4. Journey to Sanahin
5. The Rain
Solo Guitar Recordings
1. The Furnace
3. A Lonely Mind
4. A Meditation Upon Death
The Far Golden Peak (Part One)
1. The Far Golden Peak (Part One)
1. Seventh Step
2. Blizzard of Two
3. Broken Hearts
4. Eight Red Lights Atop the Hill
Kning Disk: Kim Hiorthøy - Solo piano for old friends
Mats Gustafsson Duo - Box set (3 x 7")
Anla Courtis / Fredrik Söderberg - The KREV Passport Sonata
Plus Tapes: Rabble Rabble – Jail Bait
A new Apollolaan Records compilation is meant to be out today featuring "Andrew Paine, Brian Lavelle, texlahoma, Richard Youngs and more..." Limited to 100 copies, so the email read, with proceeds going to the Cat Protection League. I'm more of a dog person but the compilation line-up sounds good.
Aaah, I see. Should have looked a bit closer at the email addresses, it looks to be a Sonic Oyster release. There's an email address just above the friends section on that myspace page if you're interested.
Important Records have a mental sale on - 16 LPs for $90 and $1 CDs (although you have to buy 44 or 66). I did the maths for the records (with postage included) and even for us international folk that works out at about £5.50 a record and £1 a CD (with the batch of 66). So get your wives and girlfriends on the case if you want them. Beware of import charges with the post office though.
DNT: Ättestupa - 1867
Sean McCann - One Morning I Waked Up Early (VHS)
Hip Records (Qbico): Neokarma Jooklo Trio - Memories from the age of the dragon
Neokarma Jooklo Experience - Peaceful Messages (Sorry for pulling the link of this, it was done out of respect for the label as the records are just released and available - the link wasn't intended to be shared so soon but it was posted. You know what I'm like with the OOP thing.)
Jooklo Duo - Rising Above
Jooklo Duo - Live at Itri
Holiday Records: Golden Jooklo Age and Peaking Lights
Dust Wind Tales has wrapped a bonus 3" CD for orders of 'Both Sundays' by Adam Lipman.
Sound & Fury: Penelope Joy & Jasper TX - Waverly Cemetery (Sydney)
Earjerk: Gitchi-Anahmi-Bezheu - Wonder
Enfer Boreal / Drunjus - Climate Change / Ranking Charioteer
Circulation of Light - Circulation of Light
Dream Colour - Solar Gaze
Sloow Tapes: Seven That Spells - You Must Do This On Stage Vol. 1
Fredrik Ness Sevendal - Tinoll
Blackest Rainbow: Bong - Gilgamesh Lives
Eyeballs - The Invisible Castle
Our Love Will Destroy The World - Fucking Dracula Clouds
Loads of new distro items and rarities as well
Shores of Infinity (Email): Code Sap
Winter Ruby (2 cassette)
Saturnus Pyramydne - Loyal to Love
Stunned Records: Excavacations
M. Geddes Gengras / A.M. Shiner — The Blue Push / The Red Kush
Analog Concept — Impressions
Ossining / Afterlife — split
Pine Smoke Lodge — Haligdaeg
Connector - Steel / Rust
FairChild Tapes: V/A - Live at Turnup Records (Field of Hats, Relentless Corpse, Sam Goldberg, Xiphiidae, Pan to Scratch)