I think this may well have been where it all started. And with song titles like "Perfect Neglect In A Field Of Statues", and "An Accidental Memory In The Case Of Death", of course I was bound to want to know more.
Who: Matthew Robert Cooper, here known as Eluvium.
Where: Now based in Seattle, Washington.
What: His 2004 album 'An Accidental Memory In The Case Of Death', and 2006 EP 'When I Live By The Garden And The Sea'.
Listen here for more devastatingly beautiful melancholia.