Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here? [Ectoplasm 2LP] | RECORD STORE DAY

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1. LP1: Candy Shoppe
2. The Cycle of Abuse
3. Double Helix
4. Science Center
5. Genetic
6. Goes By
7. Does It Look Like I'm Here?
8. Summerdata
9. Shade
10. It Doesn't Arrive
11. Now You See Me
12. Access Granted LP2: Escape Wheel
13. August (Extended)
14. In Love
15. Lake Effect Snow
16. Genetic (Rehearsal)
17. Does It Look Like I'm Here? (Daphni Mix 1)
18. Does It Look Like I'm Here? (Daphni Mix 2)

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In the late 2000s a sprawling catalog of what is now genre-defining music was emanating from an unlikely place. Cleveland, Ohio has a broad reputation for many things, but in the aughts, psyche-expanding Kosmische wasnít necessarily Clevelandís calling card... until Emeralds. The trio of John Elliott, Steve Hauschildt, and Mark McGuirehad released a profusion of limited-run cassettes, CD-Rs, and vinyl titles that had been passed around basement shows and then migrated to niche music communities online, creating a unique kind of murmur, even in the height of the DIY blog era. Three kids from the rust belt were crafting a distinctive and truly far-out strain of music on their own terms in the Midwest. They were flipping lids in wood-paneled basements and circulating around the underground with soaring sounds stylistically indebted to deep German electronic music pioneers and released with the ethos and twisted fervor of renegade Midwestern noise freaks. After several releases garnered a die-hard fandom in niche circles of internet/music culture, and then catching the attention of the late Peter Rehberg, the renowned artist and curator of the Editions Mego label, an expectation was set that the next Emeralds record was going to be a big one. And in 2010, Does it Look Like Iím Here? was it.