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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Track of the Day: Brock Van Wey

Posted By on Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 11:16 AM

As heavy workloads and hectic urban lifestyles work to compress your brain matter until you're about to implode, you can always turn to good music to help slow your roll. San Francisco electronic artist Brock Van Wey (aka bvdub) connects your ears to helium atmospherics, so your head can float above it all -- even as your feet shuffle to his beats. His tracks come on like a trance, with the sounds of ocean waves and subdued seagulls blending into warm waves of droning synth melodies. Check out  "Mingtian",
a gentle techno tune that performs an aural massage inspired by Van Wey's "sadness and daydreams." He recently released a full-length record, White Clouds Drift On and On, perfect for carefree cumulus gazing.

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