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Year-End Sounds

A seasonally appropriate track by Carbonates on Mars

The sheer glisten of “Warm Tranquility” by Carbonates on Mars suggests it almost immediately as holiday music, as year-end background sounds suitable to the fulcrum-like moment when one year slows considerably, almost to a halt, so as to ease transition to the next. It’s all gentle lulls and bright swells, a full 10 minutes of peace — “peace” often being what people mean when they use the words “silence” or “quiet.”

Track originally posted for free download at Carbonates on Mars is Gareth Farmer of Walsall, Great Britain, more from whom at

By Marc Weidenbaum

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  1. Pinar Akbay
    [ Posted December 1, 2014, at 3:45 am ]

    This is my monday afternoon soundtrack. I am in love with the warm sound it has. It is actually heartwarming and it reminds me of a sunny late November afternoon with all those leaves which turned into all shades of red and yellow. I can listen to it for hours. Amazing work.

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