STAR SEARCHERS - AVATAR BLUE
Spencer Clark is back with a futuristic eco-friendly record. It’s life on earth as you never
heard it. LTD Edition vinyl.
The story goes like this: Spencer wanted to do a soundtrack for the yet to be made “Avatar
2”. And if you know Spencer’s work, you’ll know that he engaged on this mission reading
material that influenced the rich and crazy imaginary world of “Avatar”. If you think about
it a little bit, something like “Avatar” could have really come out from the mind of Spencer
Clark. But it didn’t. So, he dwelled around the idea of that soundtrack, working on what is now
known as “Avatar Blue”. The record we now release is a selection he made from the 2CD
released last year on his own Pacific City Sound Visions.
Like many of Spencer’s other alias or incarnations, Star Searchers introduces the listener
to a new world. Besides making sounds/soundtracks for alternative realities he cares
about making a world for his music to live in. It’s never superficial or dedicated just to the
act of imagination, Spencer creates sounds that sustain the reality he imagined. That’s
why they’re so rich and consequential in the realization of music as a medium.
“Avatar Blue” is music but also literature. And cinema. Star Searchers’ sound creates an
absorbent sound about what’s happening in aquatic life. It goes beyond the perception of
what we’ve seen or what we’ve known, it’s a neo-future aquatic life, with a world building
structure and sounds and narratives that go along with it.
All done with a sound-aesthetics that could be described as slowed-down-trance, that fits
1980s synth nostalgia and dreams of sci-fi to come.