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Listen: Exclusive MV&EE tracks

March 2014

Listen to two tracks by Matt Valentine and Erika Elder – a special mix of a track from a new release, and a recording of a recent live performance

Holed up in their cosy freakbeat retreat in the frozen mountain ranges of Vermont, Matt Valentine and Erika Elder take a break from chopping wood to beam in some sounds specially for The Wire.

"Too Far To See>Jam>Green Is The Color>Jam" is from a live performance at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn, New York on 17 February, 2014. Recorded by Matt Valentine on the Spectrasound mobile multitrack, with assistant engineering by dov_electronics/Barry Weisblat.

"Sugar On Snow/Crazy Snow" (Spectra Version) is a previously unreleased version of a track from MV&EE's new Shade Grown album, for The Wire. Remixed/re-upped by Matt Valentine at Maximum Arousal Farm, Guilford, Vermont, winter 2014. Special dubs/appearances from The Golden Road: Carson "Smokehound" Arnold, Matthew "Doc" Dunn, Mike "Muskox" Smith, Jeremy "Woods" Earl and Matt "Herbcraft" La-wah

Shade Grown is out now on the Blackest Rainbow/Child Of Microtones labels

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