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The Cold, 2015​-​2019

by Coma Roulette



It's been four long years. I'm not better yet. I'm not dead either.

Sit down. I have a story to tell you.


released January 31, 2020

All tracks composed by Sarah Allen Reed and performed by Sarah Allen Reed


Book I (Snow)

Recorded from 2015 to 2016 at 747.8 Studios in Truesdale, MO

Samples and credits:

Movement I samples the following:

Reading on "Mutability" is from the poem "Mutability" by Percy Bysshe Shelley"

Reading on "The Desire Of The Moth" is from the poem "To ----" by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Sounds fading in and out were created by tuning a '60s era Sony box radio in and out and all sounds captured are from local radio stations in the Saint Louis, MO and surrounding areas

The track "Movement II..." was originally released under the IDM project "Ex-" (formerly just X.) and released as "The Start Of Something..."


Book II: Yule

Recorded in 2019 at The Green House Studio in Loveland, CO

Ambient background recordings captured from NOAA Weather Radio and from local radio stations in Loveland, CO.

Most original versions of these tracks were recorded with different instruments and sounds and performed as Ophelia Drowning for a winter solstice set in December of 2019

Samples include recordings of Gregorian chant, reversed and pitched down, and an audiobook recording of Camus's "L'etranger".


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Coma Roulette London, UK

Six chambers loaded with needles. One has the antidote. Five keep you here with us forever.

Abrasive neoclassical drone from the spectre of a dream you can't wake up from.

Location listed is not reflective of the current physical location of the artist, but rather of the location which inspired the most recent sonic portrait of space and time.
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