A Cleansing Ascension
Elevator Bath : CD

Available through the Helen Scarsdale Agency: $12.00

This compilation celebrates 10 years of existence for Elevator Bath, a label based out of Seattle that has published some exceptional works of bleary minimalism, compacted field recordings, and studious works of adventurous sound art. A Cleansing Ascension features 10 exclusive tracks including two by The Agency's Matt Shoemaker and Jim Haynes. Others include Keith Berry, Adam Pacione, Rick Reed, Dale Lloyd, Colin Andrew Sheffield, Francisco Lopez, James Eck Rippie, and Tom Recchion. In the words of Elevator Bath, "this is the ideal introduction to the label, offering a particularly cohesive yet varied selection of works from some of the brightest names in the experimental music community. Uneasy narrative, warm ambience, rusted drones, sine waves, field recordings, andmeditative composition."