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Loscil

Loscil is the electronic/ambient music project of Scott Morgan, from Vancouver, BC ... (he) is also the drummer for theVancouver indie band Destroyer.

A self-released album titled A New Demonstration of Thermodynamic Tendencies caught the attention of experimental musiclabel Kranky who signed Morgan on to release his first album Triple Point in 2001. Triple Point features six tracks off his firstindependent release as well as four new tracks.

Loscil followed up the release with Submers, an aquatic-themed album. Each track on the album is named after a submarine ...read more

Loscil is the electronic/ambient music project of Scott Morgan, from Vancouver, BC ... (he) is also the drummer for theVancouver indie band Destroyer.

A self-released album titled A New Demonstration of Thermodynamic Tendencies caught the attention of experimental musiclabel Kranky who signed Morgan on to release his first album Triple Point in 2001. Triple Point features six tracks off his firstindependent release as well as four new tracks.

Loscil followed up the release with Submers, an aquatic-themed album. Each track on the album is named after a submarine.The last track on the album was produced in honour of the people who died on the Russian submarine K-141 Kursk.

His 2004 album First Narrows (a reference to the official name of the Vancouver bridge also known as Lions' Gate Bridge)marked the incorporation of improvised performances by a number of guest musicians: Nyla Raney, cello; Tim Loewen, guitar;and Jason Zumpano, rhodes piano. Consequently, the songs were more organic and looser in nature than his previous workwhich he performed alone.

Eight of his songs were featured on the film score of the 2004 documentary ScaredSacred by award-winning documentaryfilmmaker Velcrow Ripper.

The theme of his fourth album, released in 2006, continues the conceptual ascent each album has taken, from the sub-atomiclevel (Triple Point) and watery depths (Submers) to the surface (First Narrows) and the sky (Plume). Plume continues hismusical integration of other musicians into his ambient compositions ...

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LPs
Sea Island
2014

3.7
13 Votes
Sketches From New Brighton
08/01/2012

3.8
28 Votes
Coast/Range/Arc
2011

3.6
17 Votes
Endless Falls
2010

3.8
41 Votes
Strathcona Variations
2009

3.5
1 Votes
Plume
2006

3.5
26 Votes
First Narrows
2004

3.9
31 Votes
Submers
2002

3.9
34 Votes
Triple Point
2001

3.4
9 Votes
Stases


3
10 Votes
EPs
For Greta
2014

2.8
4 Votes
City Hospital
03/06/2012

3.5
3 Votes
Versions
2010

2.7
3 Votes

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