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Somewhere between heartbreak and happiness lies a mist-shrouded land of limbo, where it’s always raining softly and people stare pensively out windows, contemplating love and life over steaming cups of Earl Grey. Wherever this place is, it seems Azure Ray are permanent residents. On their new CD, “Burn and Shiver,” the duo craft quiet, fragile, dream-pop duets that are appropriate for the make-up or break-up of your relationship.

With a full plate of other projects (garage band Little Red Rocket, post-rock unit Japancakes and indie outfit Now It’s Overhead), Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor never thought this music would make it out of their living rooms. But Warm Records had only to hear a few numbers during an acoustic set in order to offer a recording session, with Eric Bachman (Crooked Fingers, Archers of Loaf) producing.

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