Laucan

Up Tomorrow

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Laurence Galpin has long been appreciative of the agency of sound vis á vis imagery. He grew up with traces of the John Martin and Nick Drake records his parents would play following after him on his walks through the panoramas of Sussex, England. He then focused his studies on sound design and composition for the moving image. Naturally, his first EP under his musical tag Laucan reflects this exposure, and with great radiance at that.

Song arrangements in mind and place, Galpin invited Andrew Phillips of the English post-rock duo Grasscutalso partial to outdoor aestheticismin to open things up. Straight away, the agency of sound on this auspicious prelude is of transportation, to places without boundaries. Fluid central streams of guitar are fortified with orchestral flair and ambient field recordings, illuminating territory.

A turn inward on the second half of Up Tomorrow, ending with a falsetto watercolor in the tenuous key of The Antlers' Pete Silberman, foreshadows a debut LP that should serve as more than an audio trail guide. This introduction to Laucan previews a vivid world. (www.laucan.com)

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