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Raymond Richards – The Lost Art of Wandering

Raymond Richards
The Lost Art of Wandering
Style: Ambient, Country
Label: ESP Institute
Catalog Number: ESP070
Released: 2020
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After a making his way playing guitar and pedal steel in several different psych-rock and modern country groups over the last two decades, Raymond Richards debuts his first solo release on old friend Lovefingers’ Los Angeles based label ESP Institute. Truly the first of its kind, The Lost Art of Wandering plays like a dream-state ambient country trip through empty versions of the cities in which the track titles are derived from. Primarily pedal steel driven and drenched in reverb, Raymond’s one-man band only enlists help at the keys and drums for the album’s biggest moments in “Fossil, Oregon” & “Idaho Falls, Idaho”. The other 6 of the LP’s 8 tracks find Raymond’s crooning pedal steel take center stage, layered with atmospheric synths, field recordings and the occasional light percussion evoking heavy emotions and drawing similarities only comparable to the best moments of Daniel Lanois on Brian & Roger Eno’s classic Apollo.

– Jonny Mons

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Tags: Home Listening / Instrumental / Mellow / Now Sound
Tracklist:

A1 Denton, Texas
A2 Fossil, Oregon
A3 Tucson, Arizona
A4 Livermore, California
B1 Astoria, Oregon
B2 Roslyn, Washington
B3 Idaho Falls, Idaho
B4 Paradise, California

Credits:

Mastered By – Mark Chalecki
Photography [Cover Image “Eintauchen”] – Barbara Leisgen, Michael Leisgen
Producer – Lovefingers
Written By, Recorded By, Instruments [All Instruments Played By] – Raymond Richards

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