RADIATE THROUGH YOU
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MELT INTO NOTHING
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FEVER LOGIC
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THE VASTNESS IS BEARABLE ONLY THROUGH LOVE
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LIGHT THAT COMES, LIGHT THAT GOES
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No Thing-Ness
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CROSSING THE PATH BY TORCHLIGHT
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INTERVAL SIGNALS
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SPLIT W/ HEROIN IN TAHITI
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RADIATE THROUGH YOU
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LIGHT THAT COMES, LIGHT THAT GOES
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FEVER LOGIC
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SPLIT W/ HEROIN IN TAHITI
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CROSSING THE PATH BY TORCHLIGHT
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MELT INTO NOTHING
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INTERVAL SIGNALS
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No Thing-Ness
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THE VASTNESS IS BEARABLE ONLY THROUGH LOVE
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RADIATE THROUGH YOU [CD|LP|DIGITAL]

The latest long-player of devotional noir by Humboldt County romantic Brian Pyle aka Ensemble Economique was originally titled Music Saves Lives, in response to the misguided backlash directed at underground artists in the wake of the tragic Ghost Ship fire in Oakland. Since Pyle’s career threads through a decade and a half of Northern California’s independent experimental music community, the blow struck a uniquely deep and personal chord. As a way to process, he began recording at his coastal home studio in Manila, California, channeling inner states of mind, seeking something “more personal and intimate, the idea of love, and shining through.”

Radiate Through You delivers on its title, exuding a nuanced catharsis, alternately tempestuous and transcendent, forlorn but undefeated. Vaulted heavens of interwoven electronics ebb into hushed dirges of skeletal percussion and candlelit guitar. Roiling noise seethes, swells, and subsides as an ashen string arrangement rises in the mix, keening a somber, circular elegy, as if overtaken by memory on a long walk alone.

Two key guest appearances lend the album even more dynamism and drama: the first by Barcelona synthesist Alexander Molero on the questing, celestial opener, “Music Is Life,” the second by New Zealand psychic sisters Purple Pilgrims on the devastating finale, “Blue Hour.” Both showcase impressive shades of Pyle’s finesse as producer and muse, sparking his collaborators to new heights.

Whether taken as expressionist memorial, therapeutic song cycle, or something more ambiguous, Radiate Through You stands as a pensive, passionate statement by an enduring light of the West Coast canon, drawn from “a deep, special place of giant emotions, feelings.”