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Fell Runner // Song of the Sun

FELL RUNNER // SONG OF THE SUN Treasurable Tenants of the Great Below, Our connection to those Above has been reestablished, and resultantly we are now receiving a backlog of reports from our agents on the Sur...
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Weston/Saxon Groove Assembly // Juno

WESTON/SAXON GROOVE ASSEMBLY // JUNO It does not make a great deal of sense to me why people on the Surface are afraid of the infinite. Opinions up here so often dwell on how small the infinite makes people fe...
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Daniel Corral // Diamond Pulses

DANIEL CORRAL // DIAMOND PULSES There is an aphorism I hear quite often on the Surface. “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” My understanding is that the quote was put to pap...
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Evil Genius // Juke Prompt

EVIL GENIUS // JUKE PROMPT In my work researching music on the Surface, I come across a lot of melancholy. I write that without sarcasm or annoyance. For one thing, I loathe optimistic perspective and its will...
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Orla Wren // Five Acre Ladder

ORLA WREN // FIVE ACRE LADDER Storms only catch you by surprise if you are not paying attention. The changes in air pressure and temperature, the gathering moisture, the way distant echoes bellow and recede li...

MOUSER JAIRO // HUNTER’S MOON

I found the body tucked into a corner. The darkest hours of the Surface night cycle hadn’t yet finished, but the Moon sat gibbous and fat in the sky, watching my every move. The big buildings around me hadn’t m...
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Man Watching the Stars // Vesper I

MAN WATCHING THE STARS // VESPER I You would not believe what the mind is capable of. Even I have not explored its fullest reach, and I have looked much farther than most. There is power in everything – every ...
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Ontayso // Abstract Series No. Three, Part 2

ONTAYSO // ABSTRACT SERIES No. THREE, PART 2 The precipice – irresistible to some, lethal to others. When I say I live on the edge, I am not boasting of an exciting life or the constant threat of danger. There...
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Ryan Dragon // Into the Light

RYAN DRAGON // INTO THE LIGHT The first thing you have to get used to up here is the brightness. There is light everywhere. During the day, Sol watches everything you do. At night, Luna’s attention waxes and w...
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Nimitta // Here

NIMITTA // HERE Today, I have a curious, quaint little piece for you. It is called “Here”, and it is from the Surface artist known as Nimitta. As you listen to this song, you will no doubt hear and appreciate ...