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Duster - Capsule Losing Contact Vinyl 4LP

Duster - Capsule Losing Contact Vinyl 4LP

Numero Records

  • $ 350


Duster Capsule Losing Contact Vinyl 4LP

San Jose's sonic cure-all for the Y2K hangover that never materialized, Duster emerged from a cloud of lonely bong rips to take indie rock to the moon, and beyond. Scotch-taped guitars toggle between a chorus of brittle winter trees and a blanket of distorted fuzz. The low rumble of a cardboard box being kicked in a dead mall keeps pace in the background, as muffled, sung-spoken vocals ponder the great mysteries of modern mundanity.

Three years of home recording accidents and blown-out 2AM studio experiments are spread across four LPs, gathering the short-lived trio's Stratosphere and Contemporary Movement albums, 1975 EP, singles, demos, and other miscellaneous debris into one escape pod, now free to drift in the endless void of space. Mastered from a mix of crusty cassettes, decaying DATs, and warbly analog tape, Capsule Losing Contact is housed in a rusted slipcase with all four albums secured in heavy weight tip-on jackets.

An accompanying lyric book guides the listener through Duster's lo-fi worldview, adorned with the last gasps of an expired golden age as captured on Polaroid and disposable Kodak cameras.

Duster Capsule Losing Contact Track Listing:

LP1 - Stratosphere

1. Moon Age
2. Heading For The Door
3. Gold Dust
4. Topical Solution
5. Docking the Pod
6. The Landing
7. Constellations
8. The Queen of Hearts
9. Two Way Radio
10. Inside Out
11. Stratosphere
12. Reed to Hillsborough
13. Shadows of Planes
14. Earth Moon Transit
15. The Twins / Romantica
16. Sideria

LP2 - Contemporary Movement

1. Get the Dutch
2. Operations
3. Diamond
4. Me and the Birds
5. Travelogue
6. The Phantom Facing Me
7. Cooking
8. Unrecovery
9. The Breakup Suite
10. Everything You See (Is Your Own)
11. Now It's Coming Back
12. Auto-Mobile

LP3 - Transmission, Flux

1. Orbitron
2. Fuzz and Timbre
3. My Friends Are Cosmonauts
4. Closer to the Speed of Sound
5. Stars Will Fall
6. For Hours
7. Light Years
8. Echo Bravo
9. Capsule Losing Contact
10. East Reed
11. And Things Are Mostly Ghosts (Version Overdose Mix)

LP4 - 1975

1. Irato
2. Memphis Sophisticate
3. The Motion Picture
4. And Things (Are Mostly Ghosts)
5. August Relativity
6. Want No Light To Shine
7. Haunt My Sleep
8. Peyote
9. Something That I Need
10. What You're Doing to Me
11. Faint
12. The Hours


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