Fragments Suspended In Time

by My Cat Is An Alien

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    2014 repress. Private press edition; multicolour vinyl; handmade cardboard cover with paste-on silver artwork, plus new insert. Cover artwork by Roberto Opalio. Includes coupon for Digital Download.

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Tracklist:
Side A - "Fragments Suspended In Time (Alba / Sunrise)" (17:37)
Side B - "Fragments Suspended In Time (Tramonto / Sunset)" (16:30)

“New art edition of this excellent studio album from the Opalio Brothers w/handmade sleeves, paste-on artwork and coloured vinyl: more acid folk than much of the MCIAA corpus, Fragments… features the Opalios on acoustic and electric guitar, F/X, mini keyboard and wordless vocalisations. The beautiful, delicate arpeggios seem to come out of the whole dosed/Laurel Canyon scene, just endlessly delicate, soft tumbling melodies that dance in melancholy reverie and that have the accumulative effect of pure tone hypnosis, existing almost on the periphery of sound and working best when played at a low, almost subliminal level where it has the power to transform and transport the immediate environment. Hard to describe just how oddly affecting this piece is, just very small, subtle repeat-melodic gestures, almost like a more heavenly, candyfloss Fripp & Eno but it is genuinely beautiful and makes for the sort of music you could live in forever. A major MCIAA one-off, comes with a download, very highly recommended!”
- DAVID KEENAN

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released November 10, 2011

Maurizio Opalio - electric guitar ('Alba'), acoustic guitar ('Tramonto'), effects
Roberto Opalio - wordless vocalizations, mini-keyboard, effects

recorded April 29, 2010 at MCIAA's Alien Zone studio, Western Alps, Italy. no overdubs, no outtakes
produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by MCIAA

cover art - drawing by Roberto Opalio

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This is a label set up by serious music lovers with the aim to spread and support the arcane and visionary music universe created by the unique genius of MY CAT IS AN ALIEN.

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