.​.​.​the dancer, the dance​.​.​.

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"I was ravished by the sound of this project." -Side-Line (Belgium)

"Like the feeling of pinching yourself to see if you are awake or still sleeping...the dark atmosphere of Blade Runner...Viva la semplicità, viva i Rarefaction." -Alessio Basile, SHIVER (Italy)

"tragic and heart touching" -Necromag (UK)


released November 15, 2011



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Rarefaction Brooklyn, New York

Rarefaction is a reference to sparseness & minimalism; the opposite of compression, it is the space in- between.

Angular, melancholic & spare, the tense soundscapes of loss & despair draw largely on the styles of Joy Division, classic 4ad artists & other giants of the post-punk era

Based in Brooklyn, their sonic influences range from electronica to folk, punk, noise to world music & classical
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