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  • Worry (cassette)
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    45min (~22min per side) cassette, pro-dubbed by National Audio onto high quality Chrome+ tapes. Edition of 50, wrapped in red ribbon and wax sealed. T̶h̶e̶ ̶f̶i̶r̶s̶t̶ ̶1̶0̶ ̶s̶o̶l̶d̶ ̶w̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶c̶o̶m̶e̶ ̶w̶r̶a̶p̶p̶e̶d̶ ̶i̶n̶ ̶o̶n̶e̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶p̶a̶i̶n̶t̶i̶n̶g̶s̶ ̶f̶r̶o̶m̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶"̶h̶e̶r̶ ̶l̶a̶d̶d̶e̶r̶ ̶w̶a̶s̶ ̶r̶u̶n̶g̶.̶.̶.̶"̶ ̶v̶i̶d̶e̶o̶. (first 10 sold out)

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Slow moving and heavily layered. I worked on Side A for almost a year. I made the initial recordings for Side B on my 36th birthday. Both came from different ideas but ended up approaching the same end.

" If you were going to mail this track to someone I would highly suggest using a padded envelope marked with “Careful! Extremely Fragile” in a thick, black Sharpie." -- Tabs Out www.tabsout.com?p=8828

"While it’s mostly pointless to discuss a drone record in terms of songwriting or technique, Worry succeeds in creating an atmosphere both thick and amorphous, letting in light and completely enveloping at the same time. It reminds me of bits of Stars of the Lid (occasionally recognizable musical notes, general adherence to Western scales) and harsh noise like VOMIR (thick slabs of static that in this case are filed down to be a bit less caustic). This tape rewards both passive and active listening, revealing its secrets in measured doses." -- Matthew Austin @ thehairsplitter.com/post/122940079852/cinchels-worry-the-ganzfield-effect

"Could see a peaceful death in the Klondike sounding like this, too. Good stuff. Damn fine stuff. Find a comfy spot, cross the legs, lower lights, turn up. Oh, yes." --Jacob An Kittenplan cassettegods.blogspot.com/2016/03/cinchel-sometimes-you-see-yourself.html


released March 1, 2014

Recorded and Mixed at Dr. Pirate's Ship by Cinchel
Mastered by Joe Panzner
Cover art photo by Kirstie Shanley




cinchel Chicago, Illinois

I am a Chicago based musician working with guitar, effects and laptop to create abstract ambient music that is both minimal and dense. My main focus has been the interaction of sounds/notes with themselves.With only the use of delay, layering and distortion I attempt to make a lot of guitars no longer sound like guitars.I like to call this minimal dense music for that reason. ... more

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