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eMEGO 117 / Mark McGuire

A Young Persons Guide

  • 1.1. Dream Team (17:18)
  • 1.2. The Marfa Lights (9:10)
  • 1.3. Clague Woods (1:46)
  • 1.4. Slipstreams (1:22)
  • 1.5. Stranger than Paradise (4:56)
  • 1.6. Flight (6:44)
  • 1.7. Ghosts Around a Tree (11:45)
  • 1.8. The Path Lined With Colorful Stones (9:45)
  • 1.9. The Wind on the Winding Road, pt II (9:41)
  • 2.1. Radio Flyer (10:38)
  • 2.2. Icy Windows (9:05)
  • 2.3. The Lonesome Foghorn Blows (1:56)
  • 2.4. Time is Flying (9:57)
  • 2.5. Sun Shining Through the Open Barn Door (2:54)
  • 2.6. Explosion Alarm (1:28)
  • 2.7. Sick Chemistry (4:22)
  • 2.8. Skies (9:34)
  • 2.9. Over the Water (3:54)
  • 210. The Invisible World (7:36)
  • 211. Inside Where It's Warm (13:26)

DISC ONE

1. DREAM TEAM
From the 2008 CDR "DREAM TEAM" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 2 editions of 75 copies

2. THE MARFA LIGHTS
From the 2009 2xCS & CDR "A POCKET FULL OF RAIN" on PIZZA NIGHT & WAGON CS art by Sam Goldberg, CDR art by Mark McGuire, limited to 130 CS's & 200 CDR's

3. CLAGUE WOODS
From the 2007 CDR "PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENT" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 75 copies

4. SLIPSTREAMS
From the 2007 CDR "PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENT" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 75 copies

5. STRANGER THAN PARADISE
From the 2009 business card CDR "STRANGER THAN PARADISE" on EVERYBODY ELSE HAS A RECORD LABEL, SO WHY CAN'T I? Art by Ryan Kuehn, limited to 99 copies

6. FLIGHT
From the 2007 CDR "PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENT" Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 75 copies

7. GHOSTS AROUND A TREE 11:45
From the 2007 CDR "PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENT" Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 75 copies

8. THE PATH LINED WITH COLORFUL STONES
From the 2008 2xCS & CDR "LIGHT MOVEMENT" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 100 CS's & 100 CDR's

9. THE WIND ON THE WINDING ROAD, PT II
From the 2008 CS & 2009 CDR "OPEN CHORDS" on PIZZA NIGHT & HIGH SPIRITS Art by Sam Goldberg, limited to 150 copies

DISC TWO

1. RADIO FLYER
From the 2009 2xCS & CDR "A POCKET FULL OF RAIN" on PIZZA NIGHT & WAGON. CS art by Sam Goldberg, CDR art by Mark Mcguire, limited to 130 CS's & 200 CDR's

2. ICY WINDOWS
From the 2010 CS "BETWEEN FAMILY" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 150 copies

3. THE LONESOME FOGHORN BLOWS
From the 2009 2xCS & CDR "A POCKET FULL OF RAIN" on PIZZA NIGHT & WAGON CS art by Sam Goldberg, CDR art by Mark McGuire, limited to 130 CS's & 200 CDR's

4. TIME IS FLYING
From the 2010 CS "TOUR SPLIT W/SAM GOLDBERG" on PIZZA WAGON Art by Sam Goldberg, limited to 150 copies

5. SUN SHINING THROUGH THE OPEN BARN DOOR
From the 2009 2xCS & CDR "A POCKET FULL OF RAIN" on PIZZA NIGHT & WAGON CS art by Sam Goldberg, CDR art by Mark McGuire, limited to 130 CS's & 200 CDR's

6. EXPLOSION ALARM
From the 2009 CDR "LOSING SLEEP" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 60 copies

7. SICK CHEMISTRY
From the 2009 2xCS & CDR "A POCKET FULL OF RAIN" on PIZZA NIGHT & WAGON CS art by Sam Goldberg, CDR art by Mark McGuire, limited to 130 CS's & 200 CDR's

8. SKIES
From the 2008 2xCS & CDR "LIGHT MOVEMENT" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 100 CS's & 100 CDR's

9. OVER THE WATER
From the 2010 CS "BETWEEN FAMILY" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 150 copies

10. THE INVISIBLE WORLD
FROM THE 2010 CS "THE INVISIBLE WORLD" on CYLINDRICAL HABITAT MODULES Art by Julian Gulyas, limited to 100

11. INSIDE WHERE IT'S WARM
FROM THE 2010 CDR "THINGS FALL APART" on WAGON Art by Mark McGuire, limited to 150 copies

ELECTRIC AND ACOUSTIC GUITAR, VOCALS, TAPES, AND GUITAR-SYNTHESIZER PERFORMED AND RECORDED BY MARK MCGUIRE 2007-2010.

Compiled by Mark McGuire and Peter Rehberg
Mastered at Piethopraxis, Köln, January 2011
Photos by Mark McGuire.
Layout by Stephen O'Malley

A Young Persons Guide to Mark McGuire collects together some of this Emeralds members best works, previously released on a number of limited editions CDr and tape releases over the last 4 years. Although, only 24 years of age McGuire has racked up an impressive canon which most artists twice his age would have problems delivering.
With his expert use of loops and layers, as well a superb ear for killer melody hooks makes AYPGTMM simply an essential collection.