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Leaving Everything To Be Desired

by Pinkcourtesyphone

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unruh2525 Honestly out of everything Richard Chartier has done this is the album which brought me to a full orgasm.
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albinobone The perfect soundtrack to late-stage capitalism. Or, should I say,'remedy'. Shut the fuck up, everybody. Listen.
Favorite track: another interior.
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👽🍹 A oneiric wonderland: woozy, stoney, and sublime. It's like the soundtrack to a decaying, haunted Los Angeles in perpetual grey dusk. Similar to The Caretaker, but The Shining theme switched for Mulholland Dr.
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dag_nabbhett massive headphone goodness. ladies and gentlemen, we are floating in space.
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thedustcollector Richard Chartier (Pinkcourtesyphone) combines Hollywood Babylon with the forgotten memories of Leyland Kirby's project The Caretaker. Imagine Hollywoodland as just a memory...fading fast Favorite track: charm, offensive (for J.D.).
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Sam Rai™ Incredible depth of sound. Mysterious and magnificent. I would love to see this on vinyl in the future. Favorite track: temporal extravagance.
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And now you can sit down. The follow up to Pinkcourtesyphone’s previous collection of negative mood music ‘Indelicate Slices’ has arrived and it is even more of a sonic banquet than its predecessor.‘Leaving Everything To Be Desired’ is a sumptuous serenade revealing with candor the essence of the many careful adjectives used for situational descriptions.

Pinkcourtesyphone swerves range out of another interior from sparkling dream-soft shimmers of strings, creamy arrangements, drifting drones, to dissected cha chas. Sometimes charmingly flamboyant, sometimes darkly wistful, sometimes deadeningly soothing, sometimes abrasively tender, but always engaging and ultimately engulfing of us.

This recording of temporal extravagances is meant to enhance with all the pillowy richness of high fidelity to bring you every fascinating hue and shade of sound. It’s soft focus aesthetics lull the mind’s ear into a state of woozy intoxication, comfortably unsteady underfoot.

This could be the album you felt you have been entitled to, designed to be kept nearby.

And so…
its night, late late night… without sleep

the dreamtime has come and gone
leaving us with perhaps an uncomfortable predictability
suddenly we can no longer deny the shock of each moment


released September 25, 2020

formed from places, plastics & particulars during 2018-2020 by Pinkcourtesyphone / Richard Chartier
piano on track 6 by Luigi Turra

mastered by Lawrence English
design / photography by Richard Chartier

thank you to R.Eckhardt, L.English, L.Turra, W.Basinski, J.Dorris, P.Swanson, E.Domnitch, D.Gelfand, F.Jobin, D.Cornish, C.Oliveria. no thanks to carelessness + entitlement

In dreams: I.Hartford, E. Weishaupt, S. Goforth

© 2020 Richard Chartier / published by Touch Music/Fairwood Music Ltd


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