This E.P. explores the world of Borges' incredible short story "The Library of Babel." Based on the hexagonal structure of the library cells, each track emerges in some loose way out the number six, be it track length (6m66s), six instruments playing simultaneously, six note arpeggios, six note (diminished) scales, chords containing six notes, 6/8 rhythms, and so forth.
Some of the music finished up becoming darker than originally envisaged as the more disorienting aspects of Borges' world took hold. There was, however, still opportunity to be playful in the midst of the library.
How the Night Came recorded an album called The Library of Babel and asked to adapt one of my Borges illustrations for the cover:
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