What our staff has to say: “There is always a teetering feeling I have with ambient music. I’m on the verge of standing in place as the piece moves past me, or I am dragged in to be swathed by sound. Taupe Set XL ‘Shadow of Venus’ is a beautiful listen with intent, and it’s the latter. I would recommend it for fans of the Kranky catalog and earlier Noir Age ambient releases.” – Alex
This sophomore release by taupe set xl for Noir Age sees Miami-based artist and hypnosis practitioner Kristen Soller emerge from the tranquil ocean expanse to glide amongst the inner planets. Her inimitable blend of simplistic synth with salubrious vocal incantation aim to depict a reunion between a Venusian spirit and a sleeping dragon.
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