Championed by modern luminaries Devendra Banhart, Kieran Hebden (Four Tet) and Daft Punk, the gentle, ethereal masterpiece that is Parallelograms, Linda Perhacs' sole 1970 LP for Kapp, is at once the defining artistic statement of the psychedelic-folk genre and completely without equal. Arranged by L.A. soundtrack svengali Leonard Rosenman (The Twilight Zone, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Fantastic Voyage) and performed by some of the top jazz session players of the time, Parallelograms was, in part, attempt to describe in song her experience of "sound synesthesia" (the ability to "see" sound as a series of free-form patterns in space). This Sundazed release is the definitive edition of this essential album, pressed on pure virgin vinyl at RTI.

Perhacs, Linda

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Perhacs, Linda - Parallelograms LP
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    An essential, ethereal psychedelic-folk masterpiece! What's all the fuss about? If you've read any of the hundreds of articles in music mags and on the net about Linda Perhacs' sole 1970 LP Parallelograms, you'd be tempted to question its reputation. People talk about Parallelograms in much the same way that they talk about Nick Drake's Island albums, Swaddling Songs by Mellow Candle and Vashti Bunyan's sole LP for Phillips... as a life-changing musical experience, one that inspires them to...