the Debut solo album from Dylan Carlson (earth) casts him as a master storyteller with sparse guitar tones, lulling you into a somnambulant state where you’ll dream of westerns, open skies, and lonely vistas.
here the guitarist returns west, to similar, Cormac mccarthy-inspired worlds that he has so vividly captured before. with masterful timbre and pace, Carlson crafts compelling symphonic compositions while exercising extreme musical frugality. yet there is also a lush, sepia-toned feel to proceedings, which make this music you’ll want to return to and inhabit a while. ffo earth, sunn o)), stephen o'malley, and squrl. “Carlson creates the soundtrack to the great American road movie that has yet to be made” - The Guardian, “The doom-metal innovator” - Pitchfork
- When the Horses Were Shorn of Their Hooves
- And then the Crows Descended
- Scorpions in their Mouths
- Reaching the Gulf