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By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  February 3, 2009

It's a fitting move for cold-climate musicians now discovering their inner West Coasters. A forthcoming split 12-inch with tourmates Soft Circle finds them tripling their average song length into a deep, dark 12-minute odyssey, which they'll no doubt dip into on Sunday — barring any of the unforeseeable pitfalls that besiege electronic music no matter how well-intentioned . . . like that time someone spilled water all over the mixing board and scared Pearson half to death. She still finds a way to make it sound pleasant: "There were fireworks going off the whole time."

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