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Deaf Center - Pale Ravine FLAC album

Performer: Deaf Center
Genre: Electronic
Title: Pale Ravine
Country: UK
Released: 2006
Style: Modern Classical, Ambient
FLAC version ZIP size: 1882 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1615 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1373 mb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 874

Pale Ravine by Deaf Center, released 07 November 2005 1. Lobby 2. Thread 3. White Lake 4. Path To Lucy 5. Stone Beacon 6. Weir 7. Loft 8. Thunder Night 9. Lamp Mien 10. The Clearing 11. Fog Animal 12. Eloy After the critical acclaim of their "Neon City" EP, "Pale Ravine" is the long awaited full-length realization of Erik Skodvin and Otto Totland´s musical ideals. Taking up where "Neon City" left off with it´s epic sound collages and textural soundscapes, "Pale Ravine" manages to provide a sound altogether more Lynchian and grimly cinematic.

Deaf Center ‎– Pale Ravine. Label: Miasmah ‎– MIALP035. A1-C4 originally released on Type Records in 2005 Side D previously unreleased. Includes a 20 minute side of unreleased material from the same time-frame. Comes in a gatefold sleeve with original extended artwork.

Album · 2005 · 12 Songs. Pale Ravine Deaf Center. Listen on Apple Music.

Cat No: TYPE009 Label: Type Recordings Genre: MODERN CLASSICAL, AMBIENT. An absolute classic of the genre, this 2005 debut album from the Norwegian duo of Erik Skodvin and Otto Totland is a miraculous, hugely evocative blend and smoke-filled ambience and modern classical inversions that has more or less defined its own sub-genre in the decade since it was released. If you’re into William Basinski, Lynch/Badalamenti, Eno or Harold Budd, this is as essential as it gets. Over layers of fizzing aural sediment, Deaf Center build the kind of vista-expanding, piano tinged music that has you thinking you’re in your own film.

By: Deaf Center (2005, Electronic). More albums from Deaf Center: Low Distance by Deaf Center. Owl Splinters by Deaf Center. Recount by Deaf Center. View all albums . Pale Ravine. By: Deaf Center (2005, Electronic).


1 Lobby 3:01
2 Thread 3:39
3 White Lake 6:35
4 Path To Lucy 4:54
5 Stone Beacon 3:29
6 Weir 6:34
7 Loft 4:15
8 Thunder Night 4:28
9 Lamp Mien 3:58
10 The Clearing 4:13
11 Fog Animal 4:24
12 Eloy 2:15

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Type Recordings
  • Copyright (c) – Type Recordings
  • Distributed By – Baked Goods
  • Pressed By – MPO
  • Mastered At – Repeatle Studios
  • Designed At – Miasmah Design


  • Artwork, Design – Erik*
  • Mastered By – Andreas Tilliander
  • Written-By – Erik K. Skodvin*, Otto A. Totland


© & ℗ Type Recordings 2006

Mastered at Repeatle.
Distributed worldwide by Baked Goods.

Standard jewel case edition.
First edition came in digipak packaging.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 182270000109
  • Matrix / Runout: [MPO logo] CA TYPE009CD @
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L039 08/05/05 12:24:41 PM
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 1257

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TYPE 009 Deaf Center Pale Ravine ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, Dig) Type TYPE 009 UK 2005
TYPE009 Deaf Center Pale Ravine ‎(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Type TYPE009 UK & Europe 2005
none Deaf Center Pale Ravine (Bonus Edition) ‎(17xFile, FLAC, Album, RE, Ext) Miasmah Recordings none Norway 2016
TYPE 009 Deaf Center Pale Ravine ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Type TYPE 009 UK 2005
TYPE 009 Deaf Center Pale Ravine ‎(CD, Album, M/Print) Type TYPE 009 UK 2006

Possibly the most cinematic body of music that I own. More so even then the movie soundtracks in my collection. Pale Ravine is a dark, mysterious and ambient voyage into electronic music. The key to the sound is the effortless fusion of modern classical with field recordings and unique soundscapes. My personal favorite here is the track 'Thread'... Visions of a old tavern in the woods from medieval times always pop into my head while listening to it. Each track takes you on a different journey though and there isn't any need to go on describing the sound: you need this album. The only downside is the fact that the Deaf Center duo nolonger make music together. They have seperate projects now, one being Svarte Greiner and the other being Nest. I recommend the latter far much more if you're looking for similar music to Pale Ravine.

Norwegian based, Erik Skodvin and Otto Totland produce a cinematic album as inspired by the "old silent 8mm film reels and historical architecture". Skvodin's releases should be familiar to you under his Svarte Greiner alias on Type Records, as well as Xhale and Solitaire Albread monikers with numerous releases on Miasmah. Totland has also contributed to Miasmah under Supine alias, and collaborated with Serein netlabel owner, Huw Roberts, as Nest. So it seems that the duo has their hands full, yet Deaf Center already scheduled a 7" in the pipeline for Type Records. Getting back to Pale Ravine - this is a true modern classical marvel, with slight undertones of ambient bliss; an album that excretes melancholy and drenches the soul in sadness; an acoustic phonography reserved for lazy Sunday afternoons, or early morning Saturdays. Either way, for either day, the world of Death Center is not unlike an archive of old and treasured films, left carelessly to age somewhere in the attic, only to be rediscovered once again... and celebrated once again. RIYL : Marsen Jules, Clickits, Goldmund, and Helios. Favorite tracks: White Lake, Thunder Night and The Clearing.