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Songs & Views Of The Magnetic Garden

CD (Item 802927) Catalyst, 1993 — Condition: Used
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Beautiful early solo work from Alvin Curran – a set that's much more cerebral than his sounds with MEV, but which also has maybe a more personal vibe than some of his later works! There's a very organic approach to the music here – as Curran mixes source recordings with bits of voice, electronics, percussion, chimes, and even kalimba – elements that bring an acoustic spirit to the recording that's really wonderful – maybe more in the spiritual side of Terry Riley's music at times, but with some of the more earthbound modes of Popul Vuh as well. Yet there's also no easy comparison to this piece – part of Curran's genius – we're just pointing out that there's more of a spiritual side than you might expect!  © 1996-2023, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print, punch through traycard artwork.)

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Used CD Grade

We only use the grade "Used CD" for non-new CDs. This all-encompassing grade was chosen it because we only buy and offer used CDs in the best possible condition.

When you purchase a used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use, but if there are significant details or defects we will describe the item's condition (just like we do with LPs), so look for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details before ordering.

All of our used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. After you receive a used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly. If it does not, you can request a return for a full refund.

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