Close Keeping

by Sailcloth

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Joe Borreson
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Joe Borreson Alex is a rare talent in capturing that wistful feeling of summer days gone by, but as remembered in dreams: all with understated warmth & grace. The stand up bass has prominence on most songs, plucked or bowed with sweet, lilting guitar interplay & what sounds like warm synths underneath holding it all together. My only complaint is the songs are short & I could envision several going on for at least 5 minutes longer each, leaving an even deeper impression. Favorite track: Older Dogs.
Lost Tribe Sound
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Lost Tribe Sound Sailcloth, where you been all my life. This EP is such a hidden gem, seems to have gone by so many musical radars. Love hearing ambient that's this interesting. The star of the show for me is the upright bass! Love the bit of aggression in the midst of the album as well, this is music that shares its emotions with honed percision. Now I just need more of it! Favorite track: Keep It.
John Newcomer
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John Newcomer Moving from achingly beautiful ambient music to full-on Fripp/Eno audio assault, Sailcloth's 'Close Keeping' is a new fav. Favorite track: Keep It.
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My home was broken into early in the afternoon in 2012 while I was camping. “It was probably somebody you knew” was the most helpful thing the police had to say about the burglary. The only item stolen in the break-in was the laptop that I had centered my writing around. “Close Keeping” was recorded in the years following that theft on a 4-track cassette recorder gifted from a friend.


released March 9, 2018

All songs written, recorded, and performed by Alex Luquet.
Mixed by Todd Schied.
Mastered by Taylor Deupree.


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Sailcloth is music and sound design based out of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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