by bitter fictions

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released August 18, 2016

bitter fictions is devin friesen
solo gtr + tapes
performed & recorded by d.f. in the library basement (calgary ab) 2014-16
digital & vinyl mastering by sean mccann

cover painting by lauren angers

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“another instant classic from BITTER FICTIONS aka DEVIN FRIESEN’s in-house imprint SHAKING BOX […] JETTISON is an inspired exploration of no wave post industrial dark ambient drone, hypnotic layered loop construction, improvised distortion deconstruction, strangely beautiful etudes for delay and feedback, immersed new age lonerism, a weirdo amalgam of BASINSKI’s DISINTEGRATION LOOPS, ENO’s AMBIENT 4, and SONIC YOUTH’s mid 80s output or rather SKULLFLOWER’s IIIRD GATEKEEPER, at times like FLYING SAUCER ATTACK plays JANDEK, pulling up alongside contemporaries in IVORY TRADE and SPARKLING WIDE PRESSURE […] as good as 2014’s DERELICT DRIFT is (dream drone channelling FSA and ROY MONTGOMERY, and it’s really good), JETTISON is an exponentially deeper dive, a masterpiece – i really dig the unexpected penultimate track “morning in yr eyes” that plays like a glorious FRIPPIAN desert fried sunrise symphony, watch out for that one, though you need the preceding half hour for it to pay off in full”
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