Artist: A Heart in the Stillness
Album: From Here We'll Watch the Dawn
Label: Nostalgium Directive
1. Reflect the Old World and Disappear
2. A Wound for Everyone
3. In Preparation
4. True Sight
5. Hidden Laws of Providence
6. An Act of Will
7. The Voices Mingle
8. When I Finally Reach the Sea
9. Old Skin
10. In Closing
This LP is Nostalgium Directive's first full-length vinyl release, and I'm immensely stoked on it. If you're into neofolk stuff, Nick Drake, or early Cure, I think you'll be into this as well.
"On From Here We'll Watch the Dawn, Seattle native Isaac Aubrey channels diverse influences such as Nick Drake, early Cure and neofolk, but filters them through an outlook and spirit entirely his own. Armed with little more than voice, acoustic guitar, dreamy synth and sparse percussion, Aubrey pens evocative, dark folk songs to fight through the difficulties of life instead of wallowing. His weathered voice and observant lyrics achieve contemplation without narcissism and depth without pretension. From the stark lament of 'A Wound for Everyone' to the loving ode of 'Hidden Laws of Providence' to the cathartic passage of 'Old Skin,' conviction and wisdom flow abundantly throughout the album's concise runtime.
The record is limited to 300 copies, and is packaged in a screenprinted matte-finish jacket with a polylined inner sleeve, a double-sided, poster-sized insert and a download code."