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Trouble Books and Mark McGuire 2nd Pressing Preorder and “The Golden Waste”

The first pressing of the collaborative album between the Akron husband-and-wife  ambient-pop duo Trouble Books and Cleveland guitar-celeb Mark McGuire of 250 copies went extremely fast. So don’t miss out on the second pressing on transparent orange vinyl, which is up now for preorder at the Bark & Hiss store.  And if you want my opinion, this is one of the best albums of the year, if not the best.  If you haven’t heard it yet, listen to the second track on the album, “”Song for Reinier Lucassen’s Sphinx,” below.  And listen to the Altered Zones premiered track “The Golden Waste.”

MP3: || “The Golden Waste” ||

MP3: || “Song for Reinier Lucassen’s Sphinx” ||

Trouble Books & Mark McGuire – “Song for Reinier Lucassen’s Sphinx”

Genre: Ambient, Drone, Pop
Year: 2011
Location: Cleveland, OH/ Akron, OH
Label: Bark and Hiss
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MP3: || “Song for Reinier Lucassen’s Sphinx” ||

Akron husband-and-wife duo Trouble Books and Emeralds’ guitarist Mark McGuire have teamed up for a collaborative LP, take a breath and let that one sink in for a minute. They just released the first MP3 from the album, “Song for Reinier Lucassen’s Sphinx,” for your listening and downloading pleasure. It’s filled with the things that made me love both bands in the first place, from Trouble Books’ glittering synth loops and serene vocals, to McGuire’s instantly recognizable guitar lines. Trouble Books & Mark McGuire will be out on Bark and Hiss, and we should see a vinyl release in late May.

Mark McGuire – “Brain Storm (For Erin)”


Genre: Ambient, Drone
Year: 2010
Location: Cleveland, OH
Label: Editions Mego

MP3: || “Brain Storm (for Erin)” ||

To be completely honest, it’s a little freaky and overwhelming regarding the amount of great music has been born from the members of Emeralds. From Emeralds’ music itself, to Steve Hauschildt upcoming album on Kranky, to John Elliott’s Outer Space LP, and now Mark McGuire’s Living With Yourself LP, it’s like a never-ending wave. Check out the guitar-heavy and echo-y track, “Brian Storm (For Erin),” from Emeralds’ guitarist Mark McGuire’s new solo LP. It’s available right now from the Editions Mego Catalogue, so go ahead and order the heck out of it!


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