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Botany - Deepak Verbera (LP - Clear Yellow/White Splatter Vinyl)

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Deepak Verbera, the third LP by Austin's Spencer Stephenson aka BOTANY, bends the beat-driven path carved by the composer's first two records into meterless cosmic territory, juxtaposing free jazz arrhythmia with cathedral-filling harmony, ringing off the temple walls with soaring grandeur. The billowing textures that loomed behind his previous output break unabashedly into the foreground, shedding the beats that once stenciled them in. What arises in the absence of discernable rhythm is a psych-inflected scrapbook of atmospheres with tremendous sonic and emotional breadth. In essence Deepak Verbera is a soundscape record created through methods usually found in hip-hop; vinyl samples, looped vocal phrases, pulsing bass, and warm synths all shimmer with kosmische-indebted splendor, like Popol Vuh with MPCs and a stack of secondhand records.

Whose Ghost

Appears (Mini Verberum)

Ory (Joyous Toil)

Burning From the Edges Inward

Outer Verberum

Clean Lungs

Gleaning Gleming

Needam / Wish To


Orange Hits the Pupil