At its purest, recorded music is two things: basements and one track recorders. Treetops and Cygnus are a complimentary pair of basement sludge psychers armed with little more than a few effect pedals (no distortion?!). The Treetops track is a grower and coming in at just under 10 minutes one of the longer Treetops jams to date. Light guitar strumming, tape manipulations and the occasional incantation are the sole sources for Wild Beauty". Sky bound riffs float through the storm clouds. This track is a companion piece to the upcoming Ecstatic Peace tape, "In The Vanilla Grove/ Man and Horse". Cygnus is the guitar/keyboard duo of Heath Moerland (Sick Llama/Fag Tapes) and his friend Glen. Heath and Glen use slow flanged strumming and haunted house keyboards all progressing at a slow-ed down pace. The second track starts out with some fuzzed heavy riffage and keyboard overload while progressively deconstructing itself to two guitars; a totally zoned out "I forgot we were recording" style gem. Much more chill then their previous blown out shred fests. In a numbered edition of 100 sprayed/stamped tapes in red youth stickered poly cases." - Arbor.