Bridging the gap between pop and orchestral music, Make-Believe Machines sprang to life in early 2007 as a collaboration between Des Moines, Iowa musicians Justin Norman (composer/bass/guitar/vocals) and Rob Ogden (composer/percussion).
Having spent four years writing and performing in the pop-rock band, Cardboard Canary, the two had grown weary of conventional song structures and instrumentation.
Implementing layered textures of electronic and acoustic sound, they draw heavily from late 19th century romanticism, early 20th century impressionism and… read more
|1||A Childe Grafts a Bone||
|2||The Five Chieftains||
|3||The Tragedy of the Sprite, Dragonfly, and Crow||
|4||Fallen Shackles of a Weathered Jouster||
|5||Thin Glass Islands on a Clouded Sea||
|6||And Sleep Took Their Cudgeled Bodies||
|7||Punctured Placenta and Post-Birth Peril||
|8||From Grove to Thicket, Hasten Thee - O'er Root and Under Tree!||
|9||Spiders Savor a Succulent Fleshfeast||
|10||What the Wind Whispered to the Wheat||
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