If we take a Day to mean 'the pendulum,' swinging forth with dawn, back with dusk, only to begin anew with another fresh dawn just ahead, we've likewise stumbled upon a fair metaphor for a Life.
Through the brevity of Minneapolis producer Shrimpnose's 11-minute Dawn, we get just a lick of this cycle.
Dedicated to the memory of friend Donnie Lind, Shrimpnose seems, through a sturdy atmosphere of chunky kicks and grain-laced samples, to trace ever so economically the brief in-and-out of a human life.
Beginning with the eeriness of dawn in all it's limitlessness, proceeding through to an accomplished and sleep-ready dusk, Shrimpnose ultimately takes us to 'back then,' a place not so nostalgic as it is truly alive; a place where donnie must surely be smiling at his own apprehension of an oft-forgotten truth: that dawn will come again, just as ripe with unimpeded opportunity now as it was then.
"for donnie lind,
til next time"
Cover Art by Phib
Cassette design by Ryan Magnole
Sticker design by Mike Manor
(Thanks to nohidea. for the sample pack used throughout.)