Officially an EP, "A Brief Affair of Limping and Gathering of Clipped Wings", which spans approximately 30 minutes, is more of a mini-album. Following Kram Ran's last album "Criss-Cross Cross" - a fearlessly experimental album of electronics, acoustics, and noise - "A Brief Affair..." shows intelligent restraint on what is an eccentric array of creativity and passionate energy.
Recorded in an unheated loft in freezing Winnipeg, Manitoba and finished in a one-room apartment in Montreal, the EP is a fresh example of the prevailing spirit of DIY perseverance in indie rock today; Kram had access to only a laptop mic for all guitar tracks, and a few key vocal tracks.
Kram Ran is a writer as much as a musician, and "A Brief Affair...", is fittingly released by the independent Canadian book binding company, IT3.
-Nic Van Roon,
Syphilitic Mermaids Magazine
released 01 September 2009
Artist: Kram Ran
Album: A Brief Affair of Limping and Gathering of Clipped Wings (EP/Approx: 30min)
Label: IT3 (www.imtrying.net
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