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Shimmering Ghost
  • Artist: Letha Rodman-Melchior
  • Label: Siltbreeze Records
  • UPC: 655030117619
  • Item #: 1400468X
  • Genre: Rock
  • Release Date: 1/20/2015
  • Rank: 1000000000
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Shimmering Ghost on LP

Vinyl LP-only pressing. This 2014 posthumous release, following last year's HANDBOOK FOR MORTALS, presents the peak of Letha Rodman-Melchior's compositional work. Traversing landscapes of affective registers with the organizational ability of Christine Sun Kim and the diversity and intimacy of Throbbing Gristle, Rodman-Melchior re-categorizes objects to find the foreign in the familiar. Moving in and out of focus, her musical patterns themselves grow and become more and more self-aware. As a response to possession and the human / nonhuman interface, SHIMMERING GHOST recalls the most moving of performances by Roger Reynolds. It exposes the overlap between senses and suggests that resonance, as distinct from hearing, is a source for beauty beyond sense. And by the use of sense's special effects, Rodman-Melchior crafts a language that is simply a pleasure. Mary Lattimore's harp playing at times is reminiscent of Three Musicians' MUSIC FROM THE ROCHESTER FOLK ART GUILD, but with urgency heard nowhere else.