Love Spirals Downwards: Flux (White Vinyl LP)

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tracklist
A1. City Moon
A2. Alicia
A3. Sound of Waves
A4. Psyche
A5. Nova
B1. By Your Side
B2. Ring
B3. I’ll Always Love You
B4. Sunset Bell

350-piece Limited edition LP on white vinyl



Rediscover the ethereal journey of Love Spirals Downwards’ Flux, beautifully remastered by Ryan Lum, on limited-edition white vinyl. This landmark 1998 album creates a lush, atmospheric soundscape that remains as captivating today as it was at its debut. Celebrated for its innovative blend of ethereal guitars, heavenly vocals, and pioneering breakbeats, Flux stands as a testament to the duo’s artistic evolution and enduring legacy.


The vinyl reissue brings new clarity and depth to the album’s intricate textures, from the skittering rhythms of “City Moon” to the haunting beauty of “Psyche,” showcasing Love Spirals Downwards’ unique fusing of genres. Included with the release are insightful liner notes by Jason Morehead of Opus Zine, offering an immersive dive into the creative process and impact of Flux.


“Songs stand out as clearly futuristic, perhaps paving the way for a new interaction of genres that hadn’t previously been conceived.”
– Pitchfork


100 Essential Dream Pop Releases
– Post-punk.com


“A pop-electronic fusion with a gentle jungle undertow. You’d be wise to get your hands on a copy quick.”
– Option Magazine


“Organically caresses your soul while electronically massaging your mind”
– Projekt

Below is the 1998 CD description:

flux (fluks), n. 1. a flowing, continuous change, passage, fusion, or movement.2. a substance used to refine metals to form a molten mixture. 3. the genre-bending new album from Love Spirals Downwards.


Fusing their familiar style with updated breakbeats, Love Spirals Downwards’ sound coalesces into a massively layered textural workout. flux organically caresses your soul while electronically massaging your mind.


Inspired by ambient drum & bass, Love Spirals Downwards combines their trademark ether-bliss guitars and heavenly female vocals with a breakbeat rhythmic foundation. The result is flux , Love Spirals Downwards’ most advanced passage yet. Creating a style that is as much about mood as melody, Love Spirals Downwards continue their evolution beyond their "shoegazer," "dream-pop" roots.


flux brings Love Spirals Downwards to the forefront of contemporary electronica with a sound that is uniquely their own, beyond comparison or imitation.


flux effectively blurs the boundaries between electronica and pop music. More organic and human than most electronica albums, flux continues the Love Spirals tradition of creating music that is sensually soothing and sonically dazzling.”




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