Label
Star Searchers
Avatar Blue
Discrepant
/
2020
Includes Instant Download
LP
18.59
CREP75
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Tracklist
1Light Spots on a Shark Body 4:13
2Oxygen Injections Seaspray Expressions 5:59
3Free Swimming in Link Gel 3:59
4Seaweed Covered Hi-Viz Aquanets 3:40
5Stingray Motion FX Logo 1:04
6Avatar Blue Logo 0:50
7Finspray of the Mako Shark 3:38
8Z-Brushing Tidal Gold 2:00
9Avatar Blue Logo Two 0:35
10Blue-Green Algae Shadings 6:02
11Intertidal Shadezones 4:39
12Banshee Foam + Previsual Stingray Motion FX 11:24

Spencer Clark is back with a futuristic eco-friendly record. It's life on earth as you never heard it. The story goes like this: Spencer wanted to do a soundtrack for the yet to be made Avatar 2. And if you know Spencer's work, you'll know that he engaged on this mission reading material that influenced the rich and crazy imaginary world of Avatar. If you think about it a little bit, something like Avatar could have really come out from the mind of Spencer Clark. But it didn't. So, he dwelled around the idea of that soundtrack, working on what is now known as Avatar Blue. The record presented here is a selection Clark made from the double-CD released in 2019 on his own Pacific City Sound Visions. Like many of Spencer's other alias or incarnations, Star Searchers introduces the listener to a new world. Besides making sounds/soundtracks for alternative realities he cares about making a world for his music to live in. It's never superficial or dedicated just to the act of imagination, Spencer creates sounds that sustain the reality he imagined. That's why they're so rich and consequential in the realization of music as a medium. Avatar Blue is music but also literature. And cinema. Star Searchers' sound creates an absorbent sound about what's happening in aquatic life. It goes beyond the perception of what we've seen or what we've known, it's a neo-future aquatic life, with a world building structure and sounds and narratives that go along with it. All done with a sound-aesthetics that could be described as slowed-down-trance, that fits 1980s synth nostalgia and dreams of sci-fi to come.