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01
Aïsha Devi - Sheen Saker
04 :20
02
Snow Ghosts - Undertow
05 :45
03
18+ - Guards
03 :44
04
Guy Andrews - Salem Remains
04 :19
05
Soft as Snow - Brainliquid
05 :36
06 05 :38
07
Throwing Snow - Elixir
05 :26
08
House of Black Lanterns - Everything
05 :59
09
Akkord - Vector
05 :13
10
Special Request - Live from Alpha Centauri
07 :21
11
Second Storey - Elephant Ride
07 :27
12
Shift Work - Hard Currency
04 :06
13
_Unsubscribe_ - Bend Down
08 :36
14
Marquis Hawkes - Can't Stop
07 :28
ARTIST
TITLE
Tessellations
FORMAT
2CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
HTH 050CD HTH 050CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
3/18/2016

In February 2016 the Houndstooth label celebrated its third anniversary, an occasion marked by the label's 50th release, Tessellations. A compilation of brand-new, exclusive tracks from each of the 14 artists to have released on the label, the album serves to simultaneously trace common threads and highlight tensions within such a stylistically extensive roster. Tessellations charts a path from Guy Andrews and Aïsha Devi's widescreen soundscapes and the offbeat electronic pop of 18+ and Snow Ghosts through the analog 4/4 pulse of Marquis Hawkes and Shift Work to Akkord and Special Request's visceral reimagining of hardcore. Tracks from Call Super, Throwing Snow, and Second Storey occupy those hard-to-define -- yet often most exciting -- spaces in between, gluing together the selection along with contributions from House of Black Lanterns, Soft as Snow, and _Unsubscribe_. Mastered by Matt Colton, MPG Mastering Engineer of the Year 2013.