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Coultrain: Mundus (Positive Elevations)

West Coast songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Coultrain, aka Aaron Michael Frison or Seymour Liberty, in a sequel to his Phantasmagoria album, a soulful, introspective and lyrical collection of songs based around a sequence of images reminiscent of a dream, capturing the hazy state of mind that drove the process behind this album, as well as its dreamy effect.
 

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UPC: 755491251638

Label: Positive Elevations
Catalog ID: CD-PEREC-008
Squidco Product Code: 32425

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2022
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at the Trinity Row House, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in August, 2021.

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"Musician A.M. Frison, known mononymously as Coultrain, is well-known for his experimental, psychedelic and world-building music. Coultrain is an esteemed experimental artist and active member of 577 Records' sub-label, Positive Elevations, which is dedicated to electronic experimentation and avant soul. On MUNDUS, Coultrain overlays spoken word performance and his honeyed voice over smooth soul-inspired instrumentation, gentle snare and electronic melodies. The result is a lyrically-focused album that emphasizes Coultrain's singularity as a musician and poet in equal parts. Considered by the artist to be a natural sequel to Phantasmagoria (577 Records, 2021), it's a further demonstration of his far-reaching talent."-Positive Elevations

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Artist Biographies

Aaron Michael Frison, aka A.M. Frison, Coultrain, Seymour Liberty was born in St. Louis, MO and is based in Los Angeles, CA. He is a member of Soul Tyde, Hawthorne Headhunters, Bottle Tree, Noble Metal, and his own Coultrain.



"He's been called a poet, shaman and musical revolutionary. Born the only son of a Baptist preacher and registered nurse in St. Louis, Aaron Michael Frison, known to the public as Coultrain, was exposed to a multitude of musical genres starting with gospel, then from Blues to Jazz. He also cites cultural influences as wide ranging as James Baldwin, Jack Kerouac and Stevie Wonder.

A surprise to some, Coultrain penned the majority of PPP's (formerly Platinum Pied Pipers) acclaimed album Abundance (2008), as well as performing the subsequent Abundance tour both domestically and internationally.

He self-released his first LP The Adventures of Seymour Liberty(JuJu Dust/P-Vine) in the fall of 2007, and received a positive reception from critics and fans of the Soul music's underground. In early 2010, Coultrain released a 7" inch through Recordbreakin' titled The Wanderer / Balancing Act. Coultrain's latest release, GodMustBeABoogieMan the EP was released online (August 2010) to the same acclaim as his previous musical efforts."

-Squidco, Last.fm (https://www.last.fm/music/Coultrain/+wiki)
4/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Alpacca 2:18

2. Though&Threw&Thru 3:59

3. Ink 4:13

4. E.S.P. 300 3:00

5. The Trickster 3:55

6. The Unkwbis 5:55

7. Scavanger 4:04

8. The Stranger 4:05

9. Choose 3:41

10. Mundus Imaginalis 3:36

11. The Limb 4:04

12. Already In Hell 3:50

13. Introspection 2:49

14. Scattered Fragments 4:11

15. Almost Never 1:54

16. Capital Joy! 3:59

17. Happy Endings 3:47

18. The Root (Bonus) 3:24

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