A Path Untold’s new LP, Secret Subtle Light, the inaugural release from Aligning Minds Recordings, provides an ethereal and textured soundtrack for soul-searching — or dancing. Over the course of two years, the nine mostly instrumental solo songs were dreamed up by Baltimore-based producer Daniel A. Merrill (half of the electronic duo also known as Aligning Minds). Merrill co-founded the forward-thinking, name-sharing label with his bandmate, Michael Folk of Asheville. Their forthcoming minifestival of an event includes live performance art and dancing by Kristi Wrolstad, a magic show by David London, live painting by Andy Reed, onstage projection mapping by Laura Sellers and even a decompression lounge for the overstimulated, staged by Safe in Harmonia. Aligning Minds and A Path Untold co-headline the album release show (part of the label’s Waveforms event series) with Futexture and Bombassic opening at The Orange Peel Saturday, Dec. 19, at 9 p.m. $7/$10. theorangepeel.net. Photo by Shane Miller
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