RIYL: Mr. Kranky

Label: Kranky

Thank you, Mr. Kranky. Behold, Thomas Meluch, otherwise known as Benoît Pioulard, has graced us with yet another album. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. The Benoît Pioulard train has no brakes. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. Benoît Pioulard’s Wild Ride has no end in sight. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. Benoît Pioulard is going to whisk you away in to the forests of Cascadia with his listening matter. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. You may never see the sun again, but the music will provide the light surely. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. The vast forest, mythic mountain ranges, the rain, and you will become one entity. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. The Benoît Pioulard Listening Matter will pound you in to sweet submission with its warm sounds. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. You’ll get lost in the photographs, and the Lapsang Souchong tea given to you. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. There may only be two tracks available for listening purposes, but this is guaranteed to be strong just like the rest of Pioulard’s output. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. Listen to the two songs available below via the Bandcamp player and see what you think of them. Thank you, Mr. Kranky. Cheers! Thank you, Mr. Kranky.

The Details

Deluxe edition strictly limited to 50 copies worldwide, including:

-- Signed copy of "The Benoit Pioulard Listening Matter" on LP (please specify if CD is preferred)
-- "Stanza III" lathe-cut 10" mini LP: signed & numbered, exclusive to this package (includes download card)
-- The Benoit Pioulard Viewing Matter: a 40-page book of Polaroid SX70 photos, signed & numbered, exclusive to this package
-- One-of-a-kind handpicked Polaroid SX70 photograph
-- Refrigerator magnet featuring the Listening Matter cover image
-- Lapsang Souchong tea sachet, in honor of the beverage that fueled most of this recording
-- Fallen leaf from the tree outside my studio window

NB: If you have any questions about the above please feel free to ask ; I realize the price point may seem high, but the small-run books and lathe-cuts account for most of that number.

Price $75

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