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Carlton Melton - Photos of Photos - CD

Carlton Melton - Photos of Photos - CD

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Release Date: 24th Sept 2012

Format: CD & 12"

Genre: Psychedelic

Cat. Number: AGIT018/CD/X

Limited to: 1000 copies


On their third album, Carlton Melton elevates their organic, improvised psych-jams to the sonic plane befitting the geodesic dome in which it was recorded, pulverizing all psychedelic hypno-drone that has come before.

Mastered and featuring John McBain (Monster Magnet, Well Water Conspiricy) Photos of Photos sees Carlton Melton take their organic improvised psych-jam to the highest sonic plane befitting the geodesic dome in which it was recorded and pulverizing the psychedelic hypno-drone that has come before. Photos of Photos is a testament of Carlton Melton’s ability to bottle and hone their craft with sincerity – from the lush pastoral sonics of ‘Nor’ Easter’ and title track, ‘Photos of Photos’ the smoldering gargantuan riffs of ‘Space Treader’ and the synth drones and spare rhythms of LP closer ‘Wingspan’. Carlton Melton meld -what could be a heavy indecipherable psychedelic mess - into something louder, more uncompromising and more coherent: 'Melton’s Magick Karpet ride’.

Bonus tracks (available on download) - featuring McBain on guitar/synth/ echoplex - include the full 23 minute psychedelically enhanced drone ‘Adrift’ that peaks and dips as the title suggests and ‘Smoke Drip’ sounds exactly how you imagine a song called ‘Smoke Drip’ to sound. And that is exactly what Photos of Photos is about: the SOUND, the VIBE, a new age drifting, unchartered, across a sonic expanse.

For Fans of: Bardo Pond, Monster Magnet- Tab, Hawkwind - Warrior At The Edge of Time, Parson Sound, The Heads, Clark:Hutchinson - A=MH2.



Track Listing:

1. Nor' Easter

2. Photos of Photos

3. Space Treader

4. Wingspan


Bonus tracks on CD & Download

5. Adrift (Full)

6. Smoke Drip


Tracks on bonus 12" (AGIT018X only)

1. The One That Got Away (John McBain 15 minute Remix)

2. When You're In (Live @ Roadburn 2011 - 16 minute version

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