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The Separate Ones

by eyes cast down

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Richard Gürtler This is definitely not your ordinary accessible ambient recording, for sure "The Separate Ones" album craves for numerous listening sessions with deeply dedicated attention and immersion, but then it offers huge amount of fruitful and joyous moments filled with highly reflective, but enormously distinctive and intriguing palette of sounds and atmospheres. "The Separate Ones" is your ticket to magnificently perfumed and anomalously mindscaping sonic realms, a must have!!!


Cited as one of 2013's Significant Releases by Star's End.

Seven years in the making, the debut from eyes cast down is a set of reflections on attachment, separation and loss. From the solo guitar piece First Day Apart, the intensity builds, finally exploding through the requiem soundtrack Like a Riven Cloud, which features a searing performance from violinist Ezra Azmon.

By turns soothing, exhilarating, sobering and uplifting, The Separate Ones is ideal for deep or background listening, meditation or contemplation - a soul-nourishing break from routine.

Guest appearances by singers Alannah (on the ecstatic synth piece Expanse of Heart) and Daci (on the plaintive closer Radha's Tears).

Read the album's creation story at
eyescastdown.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/the-separate-ones-album/ and the story of "Like a Riven Cloud" at eyescastdown.wordpress.com/2011/05/21/no-hero-in-your-tragedy/.


released February 22, 2013

Composed & produced by eyes cast down.

eyes cast down: Electric guitars, EBow, Synths, Samples & Loops.

Alannah: Voice on "Expanse of Heart".
Ezra Azmon: Violin on "Like a Riven Cloud".
Dasi: Voice on "Like a Riven Cloud" and Radha's Tears".

Mastered by Bobby Jones. Photography by Boris Lelong, Kris Tilbury and Olivier Depaule, who retain the copyright in their work. Published by Kalindi Music. (P) and (C) 2013 Greg Moorcroft. All rights reserved.


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eyes cast down Evanston, Illinois

eyes cast down (Greg Moorcroft) is a composer & multi-instrumentalist, who has been working in the soundscape field since 2004. He made his live debut in 2012 and performed at The Gatherings and on Star's End in 2017. He also writes a blog on music and the creative life. Greg is responsible for Mukunda's Friends, an ecstatic/meditation music project, and also works in the "classical" world. ... more

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