K.?! Leimer, Marc Barreca, and Steve Peters first performed together in 1980 for a pair of one-off shows in Olympia, WA.?! Nearly forty years later, the trio resumed work as Three Point Circle.?! That reunion resulted in the release of Layered Contingencies in 2020.?! Their new release, Proximity Effects, continues in a similar vein, obscuring individual contributions into an integrated collective compositional voice. “...fragments of guitar, electric piano, and bell tones occasionally rise to the surface of these oceanic soundscapes, their generally blurry design tends to camouflage the identifying aspects of their components.?! Each of the five settings unfolds in a spirit of unhurried drift, the slow pace allowing the listener to closely monitor the material as it develops and to examine the mutating sound design.” —Textura.?!