STARBIRTHED - The Dweller on the Threshold

by Starbirthed

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Hand-numbered limited art edition of 100! Deluxe vinyl reissue of the out-of-print cassette. Black 12" vinyl held in rice paper sleeve, with a hand-painted, silkscreened, and hand-inked cover, numbered to 100. Includes full-length exclusive Starbirthed bonus cassette "More Messages From Starbirthed" and a 2" embroidered patch of the Flower Room logo. Pre-order to reserve your copy today! We expect to begin shipping January 30th, and will update the images as the pieces near completion.

    Includes unlimited streaming of STARBIRTHED - The Dweller on the Threshold via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    shipping out on or around January 31, 2020
    edition of 100 

      $27 USD or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Pre-order both the new Starbirthed art edition vinyl (limited to 100) and the tri-color silkscreen printed Flower Room sweatshirt together and save! Includes Starbirthed's "The Dweller On the Threshold" vinyl package (with hand-painted, hand-screenprinted cover, exclusive bonus Starbirthed cassette "More Messages From Starbirthed", and 2" Flower Room embroidered patch) as well as the seafoam green > teal > peacock blue split-fountain color gradient Flower Room logo sweatshirt, hand-screenprinted on super soft 80/20 blend Hanes Nano Premium lightweight pullover crewneck black sweatshirt. Select your shirt size at the dropdown menu below. Also includes digital download of exclusive 13+ minute Starbirthed track! We expect to begin shipping on or around January 30th.

    Includes unlimited streaming of STARBIRTHED - The Dweller on the Threshold via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    shipping out on or around January 31, 2020

      $50 USD or more 

     

  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      $6 USD  or more

     

  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 42 Flower Room releases available on Bandcamp and save 65%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of MATT LAJOIE - Everlasting Spring, MATT LAJOIE - Everlasting Spring (single), STARBIRTHED - Chakra Six, STARBIRTHED - Chakra Seven, STARBIRTHED - More Messages From..., Fields (two), ASH & HERB - In Now Time Vol.3, STARBIRTHED - Dream Pool, and 34 more. , and , .

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      $66.68 USD or more (65% OFF)

     

  • Limited Edition Cassette + Frankincense
    Cassette + Digital Album

    Home-dubbed Type I music-grade c40 with hand-stamped silver glitter cassette shell. Full-color double-sided pro-printed tip-on covers on clear polybox, hand-numbered to 100. Packaged with two mini sticks of Frankincense, one to be burned at the beginning of each side of the tape.

    Includes unlimited streaming of STARBIRTHED - The Dweller on the Threshold via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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about

In January 2018, kosmische new-New-Age duo Starbirthed offered up their first album-length collection of deep-space psalms under the title The Dweller on the Threshold. An early and enduring fan favorite, the limited edition silver-sparkle cassette presented five wordless improvisations recorded at the Portland, Maine healing center Present Moment as meditations on the mythology and modern archaeology of Saturn, and its 100 copies disappeared from circulation completely over the next few months. Now, following a recent fan vote, Dweller has been selected for resurrection, rising from the depths of spent frankincense dust to appear in vinyl form for a one-time art edition pressing of 100 copies.

Specially remastered for vinyl and lacquer-cut by Carl Saff, the higher fidelity offered by the vinyl medium shines a brighter light into the dusky corners of this alternately wonder-filled and deep, dark album, with synth, strings, and breath commingling in unified cosmic expression. As with the Cassini mission that inspired the music, the album attempts to explore the planet from every angle possible, melding science and folklore into compelling and expressive instrumental narratives. The story climaxes late in the closing of final track "In the Rings pt.2" with sounds representing the Cassini spacecraft's final death dive through Saturn's atmosphere--a moment so highly charged it nearly leaps out of the groove--before raining down a final echoing storm of cosmic debris.

Thanks to the demand and support of our fans, we are thrilled to be making this album available on vinyl for the first (and only!) time in a deluxe art edition package, which includes the new and exclusive full-length bonus tape "More Messages From Starbirthed" and a tri-color embroidered Flower Room patch.

credits

released January 19, 2018

Ash Brooks: Casio MT-210, voice
ML Wah: 10-string guitar, melodica, voice, bell, ocarina, loops

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