Anyway, this is the first of a few multi CD boxsets I’ll be posting here over the next day or two. This 3CD set collects the Cosmological Eye series of discs that My Cat Is An Alien released over the period of 2004/05. MCIAA are the Italian Opalio brothers who create epic minimal drone music that sounds like it’s being fed to NASA from aliens trying to communicate with Earth. Their list of instruments in this set is listed as being: “electric alien guitar, astral alien guitar, electric nebulae guitar drone, as well as mini-xylophone, space toys, whirlpool, toy mic, percussion, metal sticks, cosmic cymbals, helix cymbals, Plutonian percussions and of course astral percussions” which gives you a pretty good idea where they’re coming from.
This is an epic introduction to MCIAA and may even be the only album of theirs you need to know what they’re about. The length of the set may be a bit much for some people but if your into their whole space drone thing this is great.
Three discs, each nearly 70 minutes long.
Disc 1: The Cosmological Eye Introduction (14.01), Into the Sleeping Beauty galaxy (55.19)
Disc 2: The Helix Nebula (7.59), Into the Sombrero galaxy (40.03), The Trifid Nebula (21.33)
Disc 3: Into the Whirlpool galaxy (33.03), The Orion nebula (34.52)
My Cat Is An Alien – The Cosmological Eye Trilogy 3xCD [2005, Last Visible Dog] (272mb)