The Helio Sequence Create a "Night Album" with Negotiations

The intertwined impressions of night and space that hover about The Helio Sequence's latest album are no accident.

Recording for the first time in their much larger studio -- and on a totally different schedule -- the Portland, Oregon, duo channeled their isolation into Negotiations, both in words and music.

"To me, Negotiations is a night album. It's much more introspective and something that you would listen to in the evening and give it attention," says singer-guitarist Brandon Summers. "Creating it, that's very much what I felt about the record."

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