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    Limited edition CD (1000) with 12 oversized color postcards (5 1/2 x 7 ). A special edition well worth owning for the music and Robin Storey's art prints. Actually the originals are for sale too (see the Soleilmoon website). Musically Robin Storey scores again with great cavernous atmospheres and those Zoviet France-style waves of reverb that his fans love. New for him are the Eno-style loops (ie Discreet Music) used in "Sienna," "From This Point..." and "Winter Shields." And like The Fires Of The Borderlands release, the choir effects are a highlight, especially the opening cut "Blue Hemisphere," which surprises with some rudimentary jungle beats. Yes, on a couple of tracks Storey gets into new rhythms, even trying a Basic Channel dub-ish mode during "Red Hemisphere." Definitely one of the best ambient releases of the year.