Opaque Reflections

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Torn structure observes the chromium in view. It covets the obscure reflections around it. Years of mending. Assets generate. Objects begin to oxidize. Dust gathers. Reflection becomes opaque. Collateralized wealth obligations. Privatized gain, socialized loss. Greed will self regulate. Objectivist Greenspan utopia. Experimental idealism gripped by power. Destructive moralism. Bankrupt, repressed, self alienated with guilt. Nobody rings the bell at the bottom. Reckless, unbalanced, fascinating man. Objectivism, slavery unleashed. Unlimited power, energy, wealth. Feedback cycle of it's own addiction. More is never enough. Recast oppression self serving triumph


from Death of this Dry Season, released August 2, 2011


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Brainoil Oakland, California

In ‘98 Greg Wilkinson started playing shows with a drum machine, bass, circuit bent noise generators while singing under the moniker MrBrainoil. Playing gigs solo during that time would come to an end in early 2000 when Nathan Smith would join on guitar. Later that year, Ira Harris would round the lineup on drums to its final and only formation changing its moniker to Brainoil. ... more

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