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If Thousands - Candice Recorder
MP3 Album 2000 (re-issued 2014) | Silber 158
12 tracks, 68 minutes
$5 (download only (320 kbps, ~131 megs))
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Minimalist drone, aggressive ambient, electro-acoustic, organic, whatever you call it to describe it doesn't change this from being a great record.
~ Brian John Mitchell, QRD

If Thousands classic first album.  Somewhere between ambient, drone, avant jazz, shoegaze, & experimental noise is where Candice Recorder record lies.  Probably their darkest album & a must listen for fans of bands like Coil & Goblin.

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QRD - The Guitarists Various Artists - QRD - The Guitarists
MP3 compilation 2014 | Silber 154
55 tracks, 231 minutes
$20 (320 kbps, ~500 megs (includes 58 page digital booklet & 2388 page ebook))
55 tracks of guitar madness contributed by the interviewees (231 minutes y’all), with sweet shreds by the likes of Aidan Baker (Nadja), Alan Sparhawk (Low), Bill Horist (Master Musicians of Bukake), and a whole host of others.
Tiny Mix Tapes

In 2010 QRD started a series of interviews with guitar players after spending two years coming up with 58 questions about approaches & techniques of playing, & since it's QRD all the guitarists were a bit out of the mainstream.  After ten sets of interviews it was time to bundle everything together & ask the guitarists if they had some sound to contribute.  So we ended up with something pretty massive.  55 tracks of guitarists pushing their instruments & rigs.  A 50+ page digital booklet.  A 2388 page ebook of interviews with guitarists.  I like to think I went all out on this.  I feel like there’s no justice in mentioning individual contributors & barely even genres.  The pieces flow from ambient to folk to drone to jazz to metal to noise & back around several times in its nearly 4 hour run time.  So sit back & relax & drone out & bliss out & freak out a good chunk of your day away.

Full listing of guitarists on the compilation.
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QRD #68 QRD
Our webzine QRD continues with issue #66.
Part eleven in our interview series with guitarists.

about this issue
Guitarist Interviews:
Chris Ruffolo
Greg Kozlowski
James Youngjohns
Chandra Shukla
Raine Liimakka
Shane de Leon
Aaron Snow
Lauri Hyvärinen
Rainstick Cowbell
Jasper Stadhouders
Marcus Skinner
David Dobbs
Bonnie Mercer

Electric Bird Noise - Unleashing the Inner Robot Electric Bird Noise - Unleashing the Inner Robot
MP3 Album 1999 (re-issued 2014) | Silber 160
10 tracks, 45 minutes
$5 (download only (320 kbps, ~94 megs))
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Electric Bird Noise does a good job of making limited themes go a long way and exploring the possibilities of thematic development that also produces creatively cosmic music.
~ Jerry Kranitz, Aural Innovations

Electric Bird Noise's first album that started it all.  Post rock, darkwave, or whatever they'll call it next year.

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Star #4 Star #4
Mini-comic (2.125"x1.875")
40 pages
$1.50 ($2.50 intn'l)
A musician followed by demons twists a love spell to his advantage.

Story & words by Brian John Mitchell.
Art by Kurt Dinse.

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Across The Mountains Various Artists - Across the Mountains
  - A Macedonian Ambient Music Compilation

MP3 Album 2014 | Silber 157
8 tracks, 63 minutes
$5 (download only (320 kbps, ~134 megs))
Really engaging ambient music that runs a broad gamut.
~ Tome to the Weather Machine

For longer than I can remember Silber has had a segment of fans in Macedonia thanks to DJ, journalist, musician, & general good guy Toni Dimitrov.  To help build the links between Silber & Macedonia we teamed up with Toni & his label Post Global Recordings to bring you a sampling of ambient music from Macedonia that fits in with the Silber aesthetic.  Relax & drone out.

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Rllrbll: Bathing Music RllrbllBathing Music
MP3 Album 2000 (2014 re-issue) | Silber 159
9 tracks, 43 minutes
$5
(download only (320 kbps, ~100 megs))
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Bathing Music is an eerie combination of jazz, electronic, hip hop, & noise music.
~ Erin Hucke, Pop Matters

Re-issue of Rllrbll's out of print classic Bathing Music.

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Thorn1 - The Light of Random Star Thorn1 - The Light of Random Star
MP3 Album 2014 | Silber 157
9 tracks, 50 minutes
$5 (download only (320 kbps, ~134 megs))
The Light of Random Star is a shimmering, sparkling, brilliant object which radiates a unique perspective of drone/ambient sounds, with some smooth noise, experimental, yet amazingly accessible.
~ Kent Manthie, Independent Review

Thorn1 returns to Silber with an incredible collection of ambient & drone pop.

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: Listen to the track Clearly and Consciously
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