Electronic krautrock in line with Cluster, Harmonia, Neu!, Popul Vuh from Jay Whitefield (Poets of Rhythm, Whitefield Brothers, Karl Hector & The Malcouns): the second Rodinia album Ex Anima. Rodinia's first album, Drumside/Dreamside, comprised two, side-long suites, with synthesizers taking the fore on an overarching ambient approach (featuring over-dubbed reeds, drums and guitar, and self-made Moroccan field recordings introducing the project on its Drumsidewww). For Ex Anima, Rodinia has incorporated more of the mid-70s approach of krautrock forebears Neu!, Cluster and Harmonia, with shorter, self contained songs. The result is winsome and exploratory, respectfully distanced from the past's trappings while celebrating a musical spirit still very much alive and influential. With original artwork by Jason Jagel.