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The Gesture of History

CD  $17.00 
ON SALE, $14.00 
Vinyl  $25.00 
ON SALE, $20.00 
The Gesture of History
Sam Rosenthal, Nick Shadow (with Steve Roach)
2019 Projekt PRO358 (CD, Vinyl)
Reviewed by Exposé Online

Viola-based textural ambient drift from Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape For A Blue Girl. Introspective passages where the organic texture and emotions of the viola play out over an atmosphere of engulfing mournful beauty. Delicate strings float upon shimmering, forever changing expressionistic backgrounds of processed viola, synth, and harmonium -- profoundly sensitive and deeply moving. The modernist ambient compositions balance on the precipice looking back in moments of reflection and rumination while delicately holding the future in our hands.
 
1. blood on the snow i 12:20 
2. blood on the snow ii 12:51 
3. ...and watch the galaxy turning 3:53 
4. the gesture of history 16:26 

Presented on CD in 6-panel Digipak or 140-gram black vinyl.


The Passage

CD  $13.00 
ON SALE, $10.00 
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The Passage
Sam Rosenthal
2011 Projekt PRO265 (CD)

The Passage is a foray into the realms of pure ambient, in the spirit of Steve's Immersion series, from Black Tape For A Blue Girl founder/songwriter Sam Rosenthal. The two pieces on the hour-long album submerge the listener in a self-sustaining environment of warm electronics and minimal processings of deep, tender swells and an unresolved, yearning string theme. This is music which gently rotates around its own axis in a time-suspended haze.
Continued...

 
1. The PassageMP3 
2. RaeMP3 


POD

CD  $16.99 
ON SALE, $3.00 
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POD
As Lonely as Dave Bowman (Sam Rosenthal)
2007 Projekt PRO195 (CD)

POD is a fascinating new pure deep-dark-ambient release from darkwave maven Sam Rosenthal, founder and owner of Projekt and black tape for a blue girl. The isolation of deep space and the plight of film "2001" character Dave Bowman provides part of the sonic psychodrama of this mercurial mood piece. The sound is muted, consistent and distant as it seems to call out like some kind of haunting searchlight in the deep pockets of space. Perfect for late night excursions in the remote corners of cyberspace and beyond. (Note: This is the non-limited edition in a standard-size Digipak.)
 
1. POD OneMP3 
2. POD TwoMP3 
3. POD ThreeMP3 
4. POD FourMP3 
5. POD FiveMP3 


Terrace of Memories

CD  $15.00 
ON SALE, $14.00 
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Terrace of Memories
Vidna Obmana, Sam Rosenthal
1992 Projekt (CD)

An ambient instrumental release from black tape for a blue girl's Sam Rosenthal in collaboration with Vidna Obmana.
 
1. These Ancient HallsMP3 
2. Dark Mist, RainMP3 
3. Terrace of MemoriesMP3 
4. From Within the Cold (A Fragment)MP3 
5. Of Silent CrossingsMP3 




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