Dark Energy

by Aloft

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    Limited Edition Short-Run Vinyl 12" 180 Gram of the Debut Album from Aloft.

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    All songs from the LP, plus 2 bonus tracks - Glassing Effect (Reprise) and our Spaghetti Western Classic - Devil's Advocate.

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Dark Energy, Aloft’s first album, is a space-themed instrumental record stitched together from a range of influences including, among others, psychedelia, English folk, Brian Eno, Hawkwind, post-rock and spaghetti western soundtracks

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released February 12, 2016

Wayne Byers: Analog Synthesizers and Effects, Guitar, Ebow Guitar, Organ, 12 String Guitar, Noises
Marc Byers: Digital and iOS Synthesizers and Effects, Guitar, Ebow Guitar, Bowed Guitar, Noises
Neil Byers: Bass Guitars
Eric Setter: Drums and Percussion
Rob Needham: Spoken word on Glassing Effect, Dark Matter, Glassing Effect (Reprise)

Drums Recorded at SPACE, Austin, TX with the able assistance and advice of Tim Gerron 

Produced by Wayne Byers at Polar Lights, Richmond, TX.  Recorded at Polar Lights and Mark 13 Studios

Cover Design: Hatimbahai "Morocco" and Marc Byers

Spoken Word on Glassing Effect paraphrased from an article called "The effect of 13c enrichment in the glassing matrix on dynamic nuclear polarization of (1-13c) Pyruvate" by Lloyd Lumata, Zoltan Kovacs, Craig Malloy, A. Dean Sherry and Matthew Merit abstracted on IOPScience.IOP.ORG

Mass Effect Audio on Shepard borrowed from Archive.org/Details/Masseffectnotificationsoundsm4aFormatV1.2

Vintage Soviet Space Noises borrowed from an amazing website: Svengrahn.pp.se

Spoken Word on Dark Matter paraphrased from an article called "Dark Engery/Dark Matter" on Science.Nasa.Gov

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Aloft Texas

Aloft is a musical partnership of Marc Byers and Wayne Byers. Our primary influences are psychedelic music, post rock, spaghetti western soundtracks and other instrumental music. Our music is a heavy foundation of various vintage analog and modern digitals synths intertwined with melodic ebow and reverb washed guitars layered to multi-depths. ... more

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