August… Through Darkened Eyes… 2009

The re-release of both August and Through Darkened Eyes are now available via CD Baby (and soon through Napster, iTunes, Rhapsody, et cetera…) 2000 Fractured Vision Media Primarily dealing with issues of loss and abandonment, August remains a collection of work that is inescapably raw and unwavering in discourse. taken hairline fracture interlude tired child lamenting sky the waves gripping an august night 2002 Fractured Vision Media Mostly instrumental in composition, Through Darkened Eyes revolves around themes of misapplied guilt and the loss of innocence, a sophomore effort. condition: imperiled a room with one window as through a mirror darkened

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Upcoming “August” and “Through Darkened Eyes” Digital-only Re-releases

I’ve decided to release both EP recordings as digital only with distribution being performed through CD Baby and their partners. You may recall that I made both titles available as free downloads along with the physical release of “A Prison of Oneself” in 2007. Why should I make these released available for purchase now after 2 years of free distribution through Fractured Vision Media? Well, that’s exactly it. No one knows FVM. People Know iTunes, Napster, CD Baby, et cetera. FVM is a very narrow conduit and these other vendors cast a wide net. This means more exposure for An

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An Early Morning Letter, Displaced Secures Nomination in the World’s Largest Music Awards

Grassroots Music Organization Just Plain Folks (JPF) has announced their nominees for the 2009 edition of their music awards. The An Early Morning Letter, Displaced track “Condemnation” off of the recent full-length release, A Prison of Oneself, has received a nomination for best song in the “Ambient” category. After receiving a record setting 42,000 albums and over a half million songs from 163 countries around the world, the organization’s staff and team of volunteers filtered the music down to both song and album nominees in 95 genres of music. This year’s nominees come from over 80 different countries around the

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Progress on Shudderflowers

Work on the upcoming release by An Early Morning Letter, Displaced entitled “Shudderflowers” is proceeding much more quickly than anticipated. If things continue to come together in such a timely fashion, the new release will see the light of day before this year comes to a close. Shudderflowers Fever-Drenched and Burning I Am Consumed Fearless Waning Flower Searching, Lost Beneath White Stones A Cleansing of Bones Where Dead Girls Lie Alice (the bones) Drowning Past The Sky Threadbare

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“Condemnation” Nominated!

“Condemnation” from A Prison of Oneself is a JPF 2009 Nominee in the “Ambient” category. It’s nice to see this album get some extra publicity and recognition from a professional organization such as JPF. This piece was nominated from a pool of 42,000 albums and 560,000 songs – so that’s pretty cool! I doubt this will move past the nominee phase, but never expected it to get this far since most do not have an appreciation for this type of music. A pleasant surprise. What started as an informal way to recognize our best member submissions has grown into the

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