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REFLECTIONS - MOJAVE DESERT

by Floating Points

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  • Streaming + Download

    Pre-order of REFLECTIONS - MOJAVE DESERT. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.
    releases June 30, 2017

      $8 USD  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    This item come complete with a 30 minute film made with the Floating Points band in the desert of California.

    Includes digital pre-order of REFLECTIONS - MOJAVE DESERT. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.
    shipping out on or around June 30, 2017

      $17 USD or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    LP + DVD of a 30 minute film shot in the California desert. Also includes a glossy 16 page booklet of photos, so there!

    Includes digital pre-order of REFLECTIONS - MOJAVE DESERT. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.
    digital album releases June 30, 2017
    item ships out on or around June 29, 2017

      $24 USD or more 

     

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Mojave Desert
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Kites
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Kelso Dunes
5.
Lucerne Valley

about

The project started simply because we were on tour with the band, had just finished FYF fest in LA, and had a week before picking up the rest of the tour in phoenix. on the way we stopped for a week near Joshua Tree National Park. the idea was to go somewhere fairly remote and setup to rehearse. it was peak summer, so we setup outside and would be playing throughout the day and night. (see super 8 footage). Whilst we were out playing and exploring the area around us - the sound reflecting from the rocks, the sound of the wind between them, complete stillness at night and packs of roaming coyotes in the distance, It became apparent that we could use this as its own unique recording environment.
Anna in our crew creates the projections for our live show, but is predominantly a film maker. We made a few calls to friends in LA and borrowed some film/sound gear and recorded some of the new music that came out of the rehearsals.
Through the process of making this record, we decided to start a series of musical & video explorations in interesting locations, where the music is a function of its surroundings. This first experiment only marks the beginning in this idea, and am currently seeking new interesting acoustic environments to explore. - Sam Shepherd (Floating Points)

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releases June 30, 2017

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