Wisconsin's Volcano Choir is the side project of Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and experimental rock group Collections of Colonies of Bees. The roots of this collaboration date back to 2005, before the meteoric success Iver's 'For Emma, Forever Ago', and fans of that record's naked sound may find themselves at odds with the experimental studio production and non traditional song structures. However at the root of 'Unmap' lies the same heart and soul that won over listeners - but taken in a different direction. Full of delicate textures, rhythm and dynamic ideas this is an album that deserves repeated dedicated listening sessions to get the most from.
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