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Cynic Reveals New EP, "Re-Traced," Details Online

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CYNIC's upcoming EP, "Re-Traced," made from four remakes of songs from the "Traced in Air" album, a previously unreleased track and a video, is set for a May 17th release through Season of Mist. Here is the artwork. The tracklisting is as follows:

1. Space
2. Evolutionary
3. King
4. Integral
5. Wheels Within Wheels

Frontman Paul Masvidal comments: "The artwork on the EP takes Venosa's original song paintings from the 'Traced in Air' booklet and reinterprets them by extracting the basic outlines, almost appearing as though they are etched in wood. Travis Smith helped manifest these conceptions graphically. The idea was to have the 'tracing' of the original work in tact, so it almost morphs into a simple line drawing of the sculptural shapes found in Venosa's work. The end result appears like unearthed, archival etchings from an alien planet."

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1. Cynic writes:

Pretty jazzy then I'm guessing? Not really a fan of Travis's artwork but that won't stop me from picking it up.

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2. heavyhepp writes:

This sounds cool, but put a new album out. I wore out Traced in Air. IMO one of the best albums of the 2000's.

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3. hellcannon writes:

yeah traced in air was like a spiritual masterpiece. It was an amazing album and even topped focus in my opinion. The EP is gonna be very interesting but I would also like to see a new album in the next year or two-

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