A Kanjira Interpretation Of Laughing Eye Weeping Eye

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Once Was You by Laughing Eye Weeping Eye album cover

For Moon Glyph, one of our favorite eccentric record labels, we are going to be butterflies around the flame for a long while to come and it has been like that since we first heard Food Pyramid. The label dropped “Earth” by Laughing Eye Weeping Eye in 2015. Instantly, we decided to experiment with it.

Adopting our yet-to-be-implemented Kanjira plugins, we used the framework to paint a simulated version of the song! Exactly. Upon the first go of calculation, it told us that it could not render the song in a mere picture and it demands to occupy a few more CPU cores. We cleared out a few unnecessary backups and let it breathe through a more comprehensive binary funnel. The output was in video format that lasted a few minutes. In it:

Apparently “Earth” has been interpreted as a river. That was what the video output gave us, a dreamy river on a gloomy dawn. We are reporting as-is. A few seconds into the film, a boat gently appears from the left side. As it approaches towards us, a white woman’s right leg can be seen hanging out. She cannot be in control of the oar. She cannot be riding this boat. She must be either sleeping or…isn’t she Eliza Day from “Where the Wild Roses Grow”? Hopefully, her fate is otherwise. What we hear is the voice of Rebecca Schoenecker wordlessly narrating a section from probably an unmade Lars von Trier love story. Her voice is a breeze reaching the windowsill. Its simultaneous innocence and hauntedness resemble Grouper but the gothic reverie goes further back in time. The video ends without a punchline. We will, alas, never see the owner of the body. Don’t even try! Even this rendering took our entire memory.

Not certain how accurate our dream simulator has rendered “Earth”, but it somehow justifies the observer effect. The Avant-folk of Laughing Eye Weeping Eye and its non-physical realm has Patrick Holbrook as the mystery-enhancer behind it. He boosts the daydream with synth drones and houses an Eastern feast with Turkish spike fiddle.

“Earth” is the opener to the Chicago duo’s Once Was You which was released on tape and was out via Moon Glyph.

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