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by Rion

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    Comes in four-panel digipak. Last copies of the Rion release on Hibernate. With cover photography by Fabio Orsi and design by Jonathan Lees - this is one of my favourite package designs ever.

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ホタル 12:52
Hope 07:27
花火 08:22
Spirits 08:44


Originally release on Hibernate (no.51) in 2013.
Recorded in various locations across Japan 2007-2011.


released June 30, 2017

Ryo Nakata - Guitar, Computer
Ian Hawgood - Mellotron, Harmonium, Tape [Reels], Double Bass, Guitar, Rhodes, Flute, Bells, Gongs, Gamelan, Field Recordings, Mix

Mastered by Rafael Anton Irisarri at Black Knoll Studio
Photography by Fabio Orsi


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folk reels Brighton, UK

hello. my name is ian. i make music.

i am a member of observatories (IIKKI, Dauw, Quiet Details), Rosales (Archives, Pyramid Blood), Monogoto (12k, Polar Seas), Slow Reels (Morr Music), Lantscap (Infraction), Black Elk Quartet, Rion, Modular Sleep Patterns and more.

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