On Repeat: April

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The fourth installment of On Repeat is a special guest spot by Chad Thiessen, with something a little different for the month of April. Each pick is accompanied by a memory associated with that record. Go ahead and try to form your own:
Calvin Keys Proceed With Caution

Calvin Keys

“Renaissance”

Black Jazz; 1974
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neCLUAehH64?hl=en"><img src="http://weareleisure.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

There was nightly repetition and it was easy to memorize. Dime, hairpin; hairpin, dime. It stopped early last month. Two weeks out of each year, the pool closes for maintenance.

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Esperanto

Ryuichi Sakamoto

“Dolphins”

MIDI Inc.; 1985
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It’s a combination feeling. Years ago touching a manta ray at Sea World. Doing it again thousands of miles west and two decades later.

Trance​-​Formations II: Into Separate Realities

J D Emmanuel

“Reichian Trance”

Deep Distance; 2013

Opening an email to see photos of eagles taken by a loved one. Questioning escapism and then sleeping in a private karaoke room.

Iasos ‎– Inter-Dimensional Music

Iasos

“Siren Shallows”

Unity; 1975
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The catholic monks of Mission, British Columbia have their own soccer pitch on which they endure very foggy weather to compete.

Martin Rev  Strangeworld

Martin Rev

“Sparks”

Sähkö Recordings; 2000
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Submerged in water that’s been infused with electric currents and staring at a portrait of a mountain. So many bubbles either being attracted to or coaxed out of the skin.