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In the Age of Aristocracy

by Black Brunswicker

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Composed using a collection of tape loops, acoustic guitar, and a handful of effects pedals to create a nostalgic sound yearning for the old world.

These tracks are inspired by the feelings I experienced while in the Czech Republic during my trip to Europe this past December.

May these songs help to bring peaceful images of rural countryside, pastel colored buildings, and sleepy old towns to your mind as you listen.


released March 10, 2019

Mastered by Guillermo Pizarro

Special thanks to Andrew Klimek and my love Michol


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Black Brunswicker Evanston, Illinois

Rustic hymns from ages past

Guitar and tape based ambient music from Ethan Helfrich.

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