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California Afternoons

Robert Rackley
Robert Rackley

I came across Absent City while indulging in a recommendation from a friend. At times, and especially on the deliberate and wistful “California Afternoons,” the band sounds like imagining if Neil Halstead had gotten stuck between Mojave 3 and Slowdive. The video is a collage of vintage found footage from the Golden State. Grainy shots of waves crashing against the indomitable coast accent the clean guitar tones well.

Absent City - California Afternoons

This track is a particularly fitting way to start the summer, even if you are on the opposite side of the country.

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Robert Rackley

Orthodox Christian, aspiring minimalist, inveterate notetaker, software dev manager and paper airplane mechanic.


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