Brent Snyder


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Record Label
Morning Trip

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Credited as “Music For Relaxation", 'Cumulus' is the perfect music to encourage subconscious change, decrease blood pressure or pet the cat on the couch to.

Recorded in a Toronto apartment in 1985, "Cumulus" is an ultra-rare private-press ambient cassette release which was circulated amongst a small group of friends within the avant-garde theatre scene at the time. Brent Snyder’s interest and discovery of Frippertropics and Brian Eno inspired him to set up a 4 track tape recorder in the corner of his dining room to create the two slowly evolving guitar loop-based pieces that make up "Cumulus". The A-side, “Excursion”, drifts between subtle dusty peaks and valleys in an almost Basinski-esque way, while the subtle hums and textures of “Cumulus” gently levitates above the earth and settle into sublime tones similar to Steve Roach “Structures From Silence” and Brian Eno “Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks..



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