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rotations

by mwvm

Indie-ambient debut of guitar manipulation, layered drones, & electronics.
Genre: Rock: Post-Rock/Experimental
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1. Context. Where?
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2. Fireside
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3. It's Easy To Be Miserable
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4. Negative Pole
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5. Celestial Motion
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6. Rotations
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7. Oratory Clout
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8. Sleepy Crayfish
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9. Windows
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10. Never Constant
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“mwvm is content to express himself in sound, and fine sound at that.... too interesting for brain-dead chilling.... too clinical for stoner drift.... ideal for open-minded listeners....”
~ unpeeled.co.uk

mwvm is Michael Walton, an electronic musician based in County Durham in the United Kingdom. He officially started mwvm in the fall of 2005, but experiments with delay pedals & home recording date back to 1996. He has spent the last few years refining his sound; focusing on guitar manipulation, repetition, & ambience. His minimalist creations are produced in a self-induced solitary environment; but within this isolation, he has found his music to capture the interest of a large audience both nationally & internationally.

mwvm’s pieces are carved out of haunting glissando melodies that intertwine through layers of harmonics, warm swells, & textured static. The sounds are built around guitars that could be mistaken for keyboards in the classic Silber tradition of Remora, Aarktica, Lycia, & If Thousands.

The initial release of mwvm’s demos in 2006 found critical acclaim on internet mainstays like Unpeeled & Brainwashed & garnished attention from several indie labels. 2006 also marked mwvm starting to go out of the studio & into the live environment playing festivals in the UK. The live experiences helped Walton to further realize his sounds & led to his debut full-length Rotations, a soothing & intriguing collection of indie ambient that sounds like a flash-frozen waterfall melting back to life.


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