Jagjaguwar informed This is a Thinking drill, ang second of four albums the label released this year the Jag Quarterly series, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. This is a “completely revamped reissue” of Richard Youngs ’1998 album Sapphie, which also had a physical release in 2000. The album was recorded on Hypnotic Brass ensemble and there are sound performances by Moses Sumney, Fragrant Genius and Sharon Van Etten. Below, listen to the opening “Soon It Will Be Fire,” featuring Sumney.
A version of reflection on This is a Thinking drill will also be released on cassette. Additional work was done by touring artist Emily A. Sprague, who created a 42 -minute rotating piece of cycles and drones. Both versions came June 25. The first of Jag Quarterly’s albums, Enlarge Your Heart, requested poetry by Ross Gay with musicians from the Jagjaguwar roster, along with Bon Iver.
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This is a Thinking drill:
01 Soon It Will Burn [ft. Moses Sumney]
02 A Fulness of Light in Your Soul [ft. Perfume Genius]
03 The Christmas of Days ” [ft. Sharon Van Etten]