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Telemonster - Introspecter (Pt. 1) (CD)

Telemonster - Introspecter (Pt. 1) (CD)

Format: CD

UPC: 888295829243

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Condition: N

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An 8-panel jacket showcasing the beautiful artwork of Peter Vaughn, perfectly evoking the psychological gothic/noir theme of the album. In the sleeve you'll find a mesmerizing booklet of marbled pages, overlayed with lyrics from the album. Remove the disc and only the shadow of the man in the portrait remains.

Introspecter (implying both “one who looks inward” and “a ghost within”) explores the darker side of human nature. Against the backdrop of workaday life, it grapples with those insidious impulses that most of us hide or perhaps refuse to acknowledge altogether.

released November 2, 2018

Copyright 2018 Yellow Racket Records
All songs by Ben VanderHart (ASCAP) except
"Façade 1 (I Want You Around)" by Ben VanderHart and Dave Hess

Telemonster is:
Ben VanderHart - Vocals, Guitars, Piano, Keyboards/Synths, Programmed Drums, Hand Percussion
Dave Hess - Piano, Keyboards/Synths
John-Michael Forman - Bass Guitar, Miscellaneous Percussion
Josh Barrett - Drums, Miscellaneous Percussion

Additional performances by:
Sam Miller - Violin
Hannah Lutz - Viola
Noah Barnett, "Barn Owl Cello" - Cello
Grady Dickinson - Clarinet, Tenor Sax
David Henry - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Micah Davis - French Horn

Produced, engineered, and mixed by Ben VanderHart in Chattanooga, TN
Mastered by David Barbe at Chase Park Transduction in Athens, GA (with thanks to Jason NeSmith)
Artwork by Peter Vaughn 


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Yellow Racket assigns condition based on the Goldmine Standard for grading records.
New (N) (Not typically included in the Goldmine Standard)
New records are purchased directly from the label, distributor, or registered wholesaler. Records are still sealed. Jackets may have slight shelf wear, but media has never been played.
Mint (M)
Still sealed. Never played. No observable flaws.  Items have been purchased secondhand.
Near Mint (NM)
A Near Mint (NM) record will play perfectly, with no imperfections during playback. The record should show no obvious signs of wear.
The cover (and any additional packaging) has no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable defects.
Very Good Plus (VG+)
A Very Good Plus (VG+) record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
Defects should be more of a cosmetic nature, not affecting the actual playback as a whole. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches.
The disc and LP cover may have slight signs of wear, and may be gently marred by spindle marks, paper scuffs, wrinkled corners, etc.
Very Good (VG)
Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc. Surface noise will be evident, but will not overpower the music. Disc may have light scratches (deep enough to feel with a fingernail) that will affect the sound.
Labels, jackets, and inserts will have visible cosmetic flaws such as wrinkles, cut-outs, slight splitting, etc. However, it will usually have less than a dozen minor flaws.
Good (G)
A record in Good condition can be played through without skipping. But it will have significant surface noise, scratches, and visible groove wear. A cover or sleeve will have seam splits, especially at the bottom or on the spine. Tape, writing, ring wear, or other defects will be present.
While the record will be playable without skipping, noticeable surface noise and "ticks" will almost certainly accompany the playback. 
Poor (P), Fair (F)
The record may be cracked, badly warped, or won't play through without skipping or repeating. The picture sleeve may be water damaged, split, or heavily marred by wear and writing.
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