microphones in the trees: the cosmic mandoliners

Saturday, October 04, 2008

the cosmic mandoliners

"cdr 3" in little recycled paper bag / lim. ed. 50 copies. the Gospel Diaries are Vincent Fribault and Florian Tositti. Centre of Wood is the small sister label of Cold Current production and is dedicated to drone sounds, eerie and weird folk and all music with lo–fi and inmost core. The label excludes a priori releases by factories and large editions. Each packaging is handmade / homemade and is created respecting nature and it is in harmony with it. Centre of Wood is interested and directed to all people that love nature and live respecting animals; emotional music, handmade objects, leaves, stones, polaroid photos, the intimacy of a personal room, analogical instruments, music recorded in a garage or in a room with cheap-unusual-broken-toy- instruments..."


"fire documents" (mp3 de "colorn lincorn" ruralfaune 2007)


rafa said...

y el "ése es el espíritu"??? parece un texto escrito por alguno de nosotros, ¡¡¡próximo disco en centre of wood!!!


Anonymous said...

Thank you a lot for putting the photos of the packaging with the songs, it means a lot for centre of wood.

ana said...

it means a lot to us that it means a lot to you, really. your careful packaging it's beyond words...i'm dying to touch with my hands "Landscape vol. I : The Forest" :)

manidas, that's the spirit!

ana said...

by the way andrew, it would be a dream some more copies of “Woods, Stones and other Voices from the Forest” from We Wait for the Snow :)

Anonymous said...

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