Tangible World

by Hollow Gem

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Bad Dreams 00:34
Focus Shift 03:14
Parallax 01:16


super proud to be bringing Hollow Gem's sophomore release into the world! following their blissful and earthy debut via Carpi records last year, hollow gem takes a left turn down a dark corridor and arrives on the main drag, smack dab in the middle of the grid. sounds of gritty electronics and marled textures bounce off the walls all around you as you cruise the grid on your light cycle towards a foreign landmark, both outerworldy and yet familiar. neon signs and ancient scraps of dystopia rise all around you as you enter a tube. you stay in the tube til all you knew ceases to exist and your life begins anew. enter tangible world.

"The interior life. Clapping stilly. Pages eared to wander around in later. Buckled fleece. Small triangle. “You got it all.” Turning around to find a peeking eye asking a question from beneath a comforter. Soothing monologue. Holding up a burnt strip of carpet. Acknowledging variety. Leveling out perception. Dull moon walks. Stumbling past dead leaves. Letting the snow fall. Time raked away. The scratch of another’s armpit. A slap in the street. A jersey put on during breakfast. Being fucked together. Our Tangible World obliterated. By sound. By the collection of sounds. By presence and held moments. A strong wind." -BORT, TinyMixTapes


released October 6, 2015

Hollow Gem is Daniel Faulkner and Jayden Cipriano
Las Vegas Nevada

"to all our friends and family, thanks for keeping us going through dark times"

Mastered by Jonas Vece

Art / Design / Layout by Keith Rankin




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