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The Quietus , June 22nd, 2012 06:37

Listen to 'See the World Given to a One Love Entity (Part 1)', taken from the album of the same name from new Thrill Jockey signing

Thrill Jockey are set to release Guardian Alien's See the World Given to a One Love Entity on 23rd July. The band, led by ex-Liturgy drummer Greg Fox, has newly signed to the label for the release of the album, which you can preview via a taster track, entitled 'See the World Given to a One Love Entity (Part 1)', below.

As well as Fox, the band consists of Alex Drewchin (vocals, synth), Turner Williams Jr. (shahai baaja), Bernard Gann (guitar; also from Liturgy), and Eli Winograd (bass). Together they craft zooming psychedelic workouts, driven by Fox's parabolic percussive arcs and rippling walls of synth and guitar. According to the label, the album is about "opening the heart, healing, forgiveness, and visualizing and manifesting a new global compassion ... a single composition with a strong, singular vision. It is the culmination of a band coalescing as a group while heedlessly delving into the depths of the psyche driven by their core desire to expand their horizons, both musical and otherwise."

Photo by Rebecca Smeyne

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