This début recording from Preston Field Audio, on the Concrète Tapes label merges raw field recordings with arranged compositions, forming an entirely ethereal otherworldly projection of my own home town of Preston, Lancashire.

Merging brass band recordings (very northern!), choir practises with snatches of overheard conversations in the grotty market café, this record synthesizes the layers and textures into a vivid portrait of a perfectly ordinary town.

This is a truly wondrous recording, forging something esoterically magical and ornate from the entirely mundane.

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