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Member of Death Chants, Aswara, Von Himmel, Mendocino
“we’d like to welcome back our old friend rafi bookstaber. it’s all good…the immediate thing i felt when i jammed his “late summer” for the first time was wanting to hug life, cosmic love in the underground.
this is a diff kind of human digitata, it’s sweet analog. you dig spring reverb, then maybe flesh it with sum RA-fi. pure jam. extended solos and explorations go from downtown woodland discord and eternal reverie to relatively clean rivers & beat earth poetics. pretty darlin’ indeed…
what a vapor trail of music, very groovy to see folks finally catching up to this HEAD. dawn of a new vibration out of his occult pedigree in so many spaced out earth objects (death chants/aswara/von himmel/mendocino). bookstaber also logged golden hours with time-lag and that deep scene. the beginning of an ear and golden spirit juice. mined private press vision with his own azriel and humito imprints, shucked handmades -> there’s also his groove & howl with the wolfpack in the MV/EE axis. oxide, preserves and records…rafi hummed the music of maidens. iron maiden this is not, shipbuilding it sails, four sail and many years ago i was there, so was rafi’s FI. you dig apache? find some wampum, blow a journey, be here now for late summer eternal…”
– matt “mv” valentine