Almost Transparent Blue

by Björn Magnusson

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    12" Vinyl LP of Almost Transparent Blue
    Comes in a gatefold cover
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released February 3, 2017

All songs written by Björn Magnusson. She Walks Among The Seeds, Flies In The Grid, The Heat and Snakeskin were recorded by Dave Voigt in Brooklyn in the hot summer of 2014 with additional overdubs done by Björn Magnusson in Switzerland later that year. Time Sits Like A Stone, Guitar Sketch No 1, Lisa Plays The Drums (Sucking On A Lemon), Feather Dragpipes And A Stone Cracked, It Keeps Hanging Around My Neck, New Bodies, Almost Transparent Blue, Guitar Sketch No 2 and TV Lights were recorded by Björn Magnusson in Brunnen, Switzerland sometime between winter 2014 and the 9th of june 2016.
The photograph on the front was shot by Michael Krummenacher and the photography and layout on the inside of the Vinyl is by Patrick Cipriani.
Mixed by Björn Magnusson and mastered by Paul Gold at Salt Mastering in Brooklyn.

On this record Danny Hole played drums on she She Walks Among The Seeds, Flies In The Grid, The Heat, Snakeskin and TV Lights. Roger Greipl played saxophone on She Walks Among The Seeds and Snakeskin and Hansruedi Schnueriger did some tape recorder manipulation on Parallel Universe America, a song that didn't make it on to the record but he should be mentioned nevertheless. Florian Kunz played acoustic guitar on Feather Dragpipes. Lisa Lurati played drums on well, Lisa Plays The Drums and Björn Magnusson did all the guitars, vocals, synthesizers, bass and the drums on the remaining songs that Danny Hole didn't play on.

Thanks to (in order of appearance) Daniel Blumin, Tatiana Goncharova, Julie La Mendola, Johnny Dydo, Dave Voigt, Danny Hole and his holy trinity of Benny, Gravy and Josef, Corina Neuenschwander, Nick Ray, Jack Oblivian, Paul McLeod, James Thomblison, James Grauerholz, Nick Moriarty, Matthew Varvil, Giordano Rush, Setha Sophanna, Fabian Sigmund, Tanja Roscic, A.C. Kupper, Leslie Graves, Adeline Thery, Ulysse, Little Timmy, Dooll Chao, Tuan, Ramona, Molly Nugent, J&L Defer, Kulturförderung des Kanton Schwyz, Popkredit Kanton Zürich, Patrick Cipriani, Ante Tomic, Roman Blumenthal, Lisa Lurati

2016 Björn Magnusson / Specter Fix Press



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