Woolfy Vs Projections
The Astral Projections of Starlight (Permanent Vacation)
Simon James is a Scotsman living in LA, who makes gorgeous horizontal grooves as Woolfy. Here, he has linked up with Dan Hastie, his partner in musical crime in the Projections outfit. The resulting album is a truly magical collection of organic beauties, where live percussion, heavenly guitars and angelic vocals feature heavily. Highs appear in the form of tracks such as mind transforming Writing On The Walls, cosmic synth laced This Space and the delicious string addled We Were There. This album is a testament to the beauty of music and its ability to touch the mind, body and soul.
- Woolfy Vs Projections
- by Jon Freer
- Published on January 5th, 2009
- Woolfy Vs Projections
- The Astral Projections of Starlight (Permanent Vacation)
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