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Stars Of The Lid - The Ballasted Orchestra flac album

MP3 1959 mb. | FLAC 1815 mb. | WMA 1619 mb.

Performer: Stars Of The Lid
Title: The Ballasted Orchestra
Country: US
Style: Ambient, Drone
Category: Electronic / Rock
Rating: 4.1 ✦
Other format: AA AUD AC3 MP2 RA VOC AU

Record/Vinyl + Digital Album. Includes unlimited streaming of The Ballasted Orchestra via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 3 days. Gravitational Pull Vs The Desire For An Aquatic Life. The Effective Disconnect. and their Refinement of the Decline.

It was released simultaneously as a double LP and a single CD in March 1997. The album features minimal, droning compositions, of varied length, some of which blend into each other. The track "Taphead" is a reference to the Talk Talk song of the same name while "Music for Twin Peaks Episode Part I" and "Part II" are named as a tribute to the cult TV show.

Comes in a gatefold sleeve. Tracks A2, D2 ('24 Inch Cymbal' and Untitled) are not included on the CD release. Recorded on four track cassette in East Austin. Other Versions (4 of 4) View All. Cat.

No drums or clanging guitars here, just darkish, elegiac slabs of ethereal sound taking up 12 to 18 minutes at a pop. The overall effect is both calming and provocative

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Tracklist

1 Central Texas
2 Sun Drugs
3 Down II
4 Taphead
5 Fucked Up (3:57 AM)
Music For Twin Peaks Episode #30
6 Part I
7 Part II
8 The Artificial Pine Arch Song

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Failsafe Media
  • Pressed By – Cinram, Richmond, IN

Notes

The most obvious difference between this, The Ballasted Orchestra, and The Ballasted Orchestra, is the titles printed on the otherwise blank disc face. Packaged in a plain white sleeve, this may have distributed as a promotional copy.
The Mastering SID is only L385, the usual IFPI is not present.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): 9902 F10 FAILSAFE C61222-19
  • Mastering SID Code (Mirrored ): L385
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 6100

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
KRANK 015 Stars Of The Lid The Ballasted Orchestra ‎(2xLP, Album) Kranky KRANK 015 US 1997
KRANK 015 Stars Of The Lid The Ballasted Orchestra ‎(CD, Album) Kranky KRANK 015 US 1997
KRANK 015 Stars Of The Lid The Ballasted Orchestra ‎(2xLP, Album, RE, RM) Kranky KRANK 015 US 2013
KRANK 015 Stars Of The Lid The Ballasted Orchestra ‎(CD, Album, RE) Kranky KRANK 015 US 2013