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Can This Even Be Called Music? By joining forces with a microtonality connoisseur such as Igliashon Jones, the band is able to distort their expertise of progressive music to an extreme degree, and, so, the Cryptic Tree EP easily puts itself at the top of this month’s best releases. Being a novelty that’s enjoyable for all of its qualities: the musicianship, the song structure, the harmonic ideas, the rhythmic intricacies, and so on and so forth until there’s nothing left.
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All your future deeds Predicted for your convenience Watch them unspool Spill down the screen Watch them unspool Unknown contact Unread text Wait for it to show But everything is moving so slow You've, you've, you've been owned. This is what we built to sustain us. This is what we built to sustain us. This is what we built to stain us. My uncle died of data lung In the data mine My uncle died of data lung And now I run the data mine And now I have the data lung All of your tokens are mine All of your tokens are now mine Your account security is very important -- to us. All of your tokens are mine All of your tokens are now mine We've updated our privacy policy. WE CARE ABOUT YOU.
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Huntress 04:26
Piled by hundreds your human pelts What do you have to say for yourself? Use every part of the carcass Never to, never to waste a scrap Still warm Still warm Stillborn Still warm, but cooling fast. I truly do admire the way you seduce your prey. I truly do admire the way you seduce your prey.
3.
Peer into this open pit said to be bottomless But I believe in you You can find it You should try it You've got rock bottom in you. Poisoned friend, you pulled the cork out, now you're spent. Your poison pen, you left the cap off, dry it went. Even now in lobster bib, sadly stabbing with the nib. Oh yes you did you special flower I always cave now while you rage, I count the hours. Poisoned friend, you pulled the cork out, now you're spent. Your poison pen, you left the cap off, dry it went. Even now in lobster bib. Oh yes you did.
4.
Fading back, the glow grows so slowly. Senses sail. Crack my fingernail, crackdown scratching on pegboard. Laser aim. Laser aim. Beam of shade. Ray caster. Don't illuminate a thing. I observe you through a ring in mid-air. Beam of shade Don't illuminate a thing Beam of shade Don't illuminate a thing Feeding back, the glow grows so slowly. Senses sail. See you through this monocle Monocle!
5.
What did you slip me or what did I take besides the blame, again Followed you right over Lemming-like And now it’s getting quite… quite… Strange-shaped Slow fade How does this fit together What was my name, again? That doesn’t sound familiar Could you speak clearer Emerge fully formed Desperate to be warm Hey now friend whose ends did you intend to fray? Did you spend a thousand pennies on revenge so you could say “My hands smell like pennies!” Such a smell I know it all too badly Come right at me, brother I crawled inside that plantain And now you’re gonna peel me, peel me Oh, you’re gonna peel me ha You’re gonna, you’re gonna ha You’re gonna peel ha You’re gonna ha You’re gonna peel me, peel me, peel

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A leap into the deepest, heaviest depths of microtonality we've yet tackled. A collaboration with microtonal composer Igliashon Jones (Cryptic Ruse, City of the Asleep) using 23- and 17-note equal divisions of the octave.

Stay tuned for the new full-length Mercury Tree album coming this fall! Also, check out Igliashon's other work here:
cryptic-ruse.bandcamp.com
cityoftheasleep.bandcamp.com

credits

released July 31, 2018

Igliashon Jones - guitar, synths
Ben Spees - guitar, synths, vocals
Connor Reilly - drums
Oliver Campbell - bass, vocals

Neil Haverstick - oud on "Soaring Xenharmonic Plantain"

Engineered by Ben Spees at College of Wizardry & Bongo Fury
Mastered by Julian Silva at On Air Mastering

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