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David Kennel Swells are some of the nicest guys in the world not to mention one of the most powerful live shows ever. I miss them as soon as we leave Colorado or they leave Texas. Heart Swells.
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released February 18, 2013

Recorded fall 2012 at Elevation Sound and The Core
Engineered by Joseph Hidalgo
Mastered by Carl Saff
Artwork by Sarah Gee



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Track Name: If a Toucan You Can!
well I guess it’s just a matter of time before I have to face up to it all. the counterpoint to this mesh of reality. as one with a whole, the comfort of sleep i’d rather stay in a day dream. this is the first time we will not forget, it’s ever changing. our becoming manifests in a spiraling process. are we built to be ready to escape through the wormhole?
Track Name: Synesthetic
get in the car and drive endless patterns of a circle. trapped by this labyrinth we abide by. down the stairs, deep into ourselves, another world exists on the other side of the gates. in a dream world we manifest reality, in reality we manifest a world of our dreams. dreams! every night we fall asleep.
Track Name: Cuboctahedron
this is a message we would like to send to the farthest reaches of the edge of space. we have found the meaning of the cuboctahedron, we thought you needed to know. we are using our bodies (as waves) and the frequencies of sound as a metaphysical radio telescope. we are listening to the skies, we will patiently wait for your response. it’s nothing another eternity can’t unfold. we will wait for the skies to speak again. (every moment leads us up to now.) the sky will speak again.
Track Name: Anemone
it hurts, it feels good, it’s nothing, it’s everything lonely. together in a crowded place. a silent mind, a fond memory, a lost love, a close friend, a thousand miles of dirt, mostly empty space everywhere. expectations always in the air. strange choices, not a matter of course as usual. no difference, only options so many as a matter of fact. always in motion forever. isn’t it something if it’s not nothing? which of course nothing is…
Track Name: Somewhere Wonderful Everything Looks Like Spirals
watch these colors pull out from their insides. penetrate the enigma that comes along with the ride. breathe in and out again. hungry for that rhythm again. your compensation kills the chakra of annihilation and refuses the twist, but begs for the sanity that is so dearly missed. your tradition my sedition it’s one and the same! being born of this era what does our existence bring? this is the new world ceremony.
Track Name: FBI Surveillance Van #57
it sure feels good, but where does it all go? if silence is golden, then why does my head speak so loud? unconscious and fleeting, moments in motion, my head is lost. are we bound by our ways? and the path to which it paves? and all in all i can’t bear to nod at the sight of uncertainty!