Thursday, September 8, 2016


BlRR Recommended. Edition of 250 copies with the first 100 numbered.

Available Sep 15. Split release by square_wave / Prajna. Two long lovely, floating tracks.

1.  square_wave - Lovers Slumber  (21:59)
Ty Hodson - monome, estate sale records, synths, percussion, vocals, mix
Prajna - supine presence, rummaging
Drifting through mists hanging heavily on forests coming to life under sun-kissed clouds, playful Oni lure lost children. 

2.  Prajna - Want to Need  (20:34)
Prajna - bowed and tapped violin, gas tank bells, vocals, processing, mix
Ty Hodson - field recording, processing, mix
Slipping like ghosts through thousand-year-old monastery walls, crossing hidden courtyards where Buddhist monks make their cell phone calls.

Ty Hodson has released music under the square_wave moniker since 2007, having released four albums on his sublevel9 studios imprint. On the side, he writes and records under the name gradenko, with a post-rock/prog album slated for future release on Beta-lactam Ring Records. Ty also represents one half of Armchair Migraine Journey.

Prajna has appeared previously on Armchair Migraine Journey’s ‘Blood Coupling Magnet’ on vocals alongside Soriah. "Want to Need" is her first published solo work.

Mastered by Randall Frazier at Helmet Room
Chris: artwork, design, layout

Edward Ka-Spel / Armchair Migraine Journey - Transmit Acoustique Abstraction Three



Issued Sept 15th to coincide with the N. American tour of The Legendary Pink Dots and Orbit Service. An edition of 111 copies available on the tour with 39 copies available via the label mail-order (first edition of 150). Packaged in a French Black six panel CD case. Two years in the works and finally seeing the light of day. 

“Infernal Machine” a collaboration with Edward Ka-Spel and Armchair Migraine Journey delves deep into a psychedelic swirl of sounds. 

“Strands That Bind”, a new track by AMJ dives slowly into a sea of ambient drones and passages and develops along its 24-minute journey into an almost metal machine music dirge. 

1. Edward Ka-Spel / Infernal Machine: 
Edward Ka-Spel - vocals, synth noodling 
AMJ - drones, synths, processing 
Ty Hodson - drums, vocoder, processing 
Mixed by AMJ and Ty Hodson

2. Armchair Migraine Journey / Strands That Bind: 
Ty Hodson - guitar, drums, synths, processing 
AMJ - synths, drones, theremin 
Randall Frazier - The Voice of …? 
Mixed by AMJ and Ty Hodson 
Includes deconstructed elements of ‘Magnetic Blood Drowning’ with Peat Bog (Earthmonkey) and Randall Frazier (Orbit Service)

'Infernal Machine' by Edward Ka-Spel, AMJ, Ty Hodson 
'Strands That Bind' by Ty Hodson, AMJ
Mastered by Randall Frazier at Helmet Room

AMJ to open for select LPD shows Sep/Oct



The Legendary Pink Dots are about to begin their Tour Aquarius 2016 with Orbit Service. Armchair Migraine Journey will also open for select shows, beginning with the first two shows of the tour: Portland (Sep 15) and Seattle (Sep 16). Other dates to be announced. The full Tour Aquarius schedule can be found at legendarypinkdots.org.