No Dreams

by Noveller

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Josh Sharp
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Josh Sharp Cool drone sounds all coming from a guitar (and some effects pedals and maybe an ebow, I'm guessing). Favorite track: No Dreams.
Dustfan
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Dustfan beautiful, blissful chill/zone out music Favorite track: No Dreams.
philip johnson
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philip johnson Shimmering soundscapes that stopped me in my tracks Favorite track: No Dreams.
John Cratchley
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John Cratchley The meaningful solo performer is a blessed individual,I think...blessed with the ability to sustain an internal monologue,blessed with the courage and belief to stand alone and demand attention and blessed with a quicksilver ability to invent and transform in the moment. Sarah Lipstate (Noveller) is therefore thrice-blessed. Her guitar impovisations are thoroughly articulate,memorably unique and just plain beautiful .
ryan
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ryan I'm not sure if this rocket capsule is headed back to earth, or drifting further out into the beyond. Favorite track: The Fright.
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Sarah Lipstate is Noveller and “No Dreams”, her 6th full-length release, welcomes in an era of expanded instrumentation for the Brooklyn-based guitarist and composer. Acclaimed for her previous guitar-only albums, Lipstate tightens her grasp on her title of “An Orchestra of One” while boldly exploring the sonic possibilities of supplementing her signature lush, loop-based guitar soundscapes with textural washes of synth, haunting piano, and pulsing throbs of electronic beats. Aided by her experiences collaborating with renowned film-composer Nathan Larson on original music for several feature film scores, Lipstate expertly blends these new elements with her guitar finally realizing the richness and density that her previous guitar-based albums reached for while still undeniably sounding like Noveller.

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released October 22, 2013

Cover painting: Justin James King
Photography: Alexis Fleisig
Mastered by Sonically Sublime
Layout: IMPREC

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Noveller Brooklyn, New York

Noveller is the solo project of Brooklyn-based guitarist and filmmaker Sarah Lipstate. Handling the electric guitar as her muse, Lipstate summons a sonic palette so rich as to challenge the listener to conceive of how it’s housed in a single instrument manipulated by a solitary performer. ... more

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