Could the plucking of guitar strings also pluck landmines out of the earth? With When Flowers Fall on the Rain, the answer is yes. Having just been put on pre-order, the album was recorded by the Chime of Heart Trio, which comprises second-year Jacob Walter, his father Eric Walter, and family friend and close collaborator Steve Cleveland. Combining traditional Cambodian instruments with synth and electric guitar, the record is a conflicted narrative torn between the overwhelming beauty of the natural landscape and the violent deceit of landmines.
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