The Long Now

by Queen of Corkbots

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The Track for April from the Queen of Corkbots borrows a phrase coined by Brian Eno. In his words “Now is never just a moment. The Long Now is the recognition that the precise moment you're in grows out of the past and is a seed for the future. The longer your sense of Now, the more past and future it includes.”

Radially symmetrical sea anemones, starfish and jellyfish are the only biological creatures known to possess a slice of immortality. Some species of jellyfish can reverse age cycling endlessly between the adult and juvenile forms. All three groups boast species that can regenerate from fragments of themselves. I cannot think of a group of animals to better exemplify The Long Now.

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released April 28, 2016
Music performed, recorded and mixed the Queen of Corkbots
Mastered by Myles Cochran

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