“-Centésimo Saudade- like a morning flower; only the rays of the sun will slip through the thickness of the clouds, as its petals bloom and celebrate the arrival of a new day. A wonderful symphonic composition filled with light. A striking example of the fact that behind dark clouds lurking certainly illuminating everything around the sun.”

“-Centésimo Saudade- подобную утреннему цветку; только лучи солнца проскользнут сквозь толщу облаков, как его лепестки распускаются и празднуют пришествие нового дня. Прекрасная, наполненная светом симфоническая композиция. Яркий пример того, что за тёмными тучами непременно скрывается озаряющее всё вокруг солнце.”

THE PAPER SEA is the solo project of Jared Matt Greenberg, cornet player and keyboardist for the post-rock quintet Whale Fall. Greenberg was a founding member of 1990s San Francisco shoegaze band The Rosemarys and teamed with Charles Wyatt to form Charles Atlas in the early 2000s, as well as playing with John Vanderslice, Dart, Sutro, An American Starlet, Carta, and others. After experiences touring the world and placing music in film and television, Greenberg comes home with THE PAPER SEA: intimate instrumental music recorded in Los Angeles, grounded in piano, laced with synths and organs, strings, and horns, and resonant with childhood memories, wistful moments, and lasting love.

Reviewed by Nagamag on 
June 9, 2021

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