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Banabila & Machinefabriek: Error Log

Banabila & Machinefabriek

Error Log

(Tapu Record)
Netherlands

Price: $9.95
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The third album by Banabila and Machinefabriek, removing the lightness of the previous two in favor of abstract and dystopian soundscapes, presented in three long monolithic tracks based on electronics and heavy sampling of acoustic instruments.

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Various Artists: "...should be feared" (?)

Various Artists

"...should be feared" (?)

(Thirsty Leaves Music)
Greece

Price: $17.95
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A compilation attempting to cover a wide spectrum of modern electroacoustic experimentation from the Greek Thirsty Leaves label, presenting Giorgos Christianakis, Shanyio, Fastus, Xu(e), Gusev K.P., Steven Sandberg, John Daly, Moody Alien, Zenjungle, KR Seward, & James Ross.

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Kahn, Jason: Beautiful Ghost Wave

Kahn, Jason

Beautiful Ghost Wave

(Herbal International)
USA

Price: $13.95
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Jason Kahn uses feedback and electronic noise to create a large work created from static, hiss, and unusual electronic sound, dynamic and ever-shifting aspects of both lovely and aberrant electronics, captivating in ever-shifting sounds that inform but do not overwhelm.

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Kwang, Goh Lee: Hands

Kwang, Goh Lee

Hands

(Herbal International)
Malaysia

Price: $13.95
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A fun and unusual electronic album from Malaysian sound artist Goh Lee Kwang's, whose instrument of choice is an old Roland Jupiter analogue synth, but toy keyboards, saxophones, bass and drums also thrown into the pot and merrily melted down by Max/MSP.

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Beequeen: Time Waits For No One

Beequeen

Time Waits For No One

(Herbal International)
Malaysia

Price: $11.95
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A reissue of the 1995 album from the duo of Frans de Waard and Freek Kinkelaar, electronic sound work in a Zoviet France mode, using looping structures but also freeform improvisation to create dark and alluring audio environments with beautiful sonic elements.

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Zu & Eugene S. Robinson: The Left Hand Path

Zu & Eugene S. Robinson

The Left Hand Path

(Trost Records)
Austria

Price: $16.95
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Zu reveals their dark side with Jacopo Battaglia & Thomas Luca Mai performing on electronics and Massimo focused on guitars, plus guest Luca Tilli on cello; the recordings were sent to Oxbow's Eugene S Robison, resulting in this mysterious and disturbing release.

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Lopez, Francisco: Untitled #300 [VINYL]

Lopez, Francisco

Untitled #300 [VINYL]

(TAIGA)
USA

Price: $25.95
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Sound artist Francisco Lopez created these works based on multi-track field recordings of a large colony of seagulls at the Moroccan-Algerian border, together with recordings of sea creatures underwater, organizing the sounds in unorthodox ways to create these large compositions.

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Ambarchi, Oren: Sleepwalker's Conviction [VINYL]

Ambarchi, Oren

Sleepwalker's Conviction [VINYL]

(Black Truffle)
Australia

Price: $23.95
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A 2014 performance by Ambarchi with a 20-piece ensemble conducted by Ilan Volkov and members of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra & Speak Percussion, of a 40-minute work of hushed, almost static space of extended tones, percussive shimmer, & creaking strings.

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Alva Noto: Xerrox Vol. 3 [VINYL 2 LPs]

Alva Noto

Xerrox Vol. 3 [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Raster-Noton)
Germany

Price: $23.95
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Alva Noto continues his Xerrox series with the 3rd volume,"Towards Space", using the process of copying and manipulation of data as a basis for sound compositions, here showing a warmer music inspired by film memories, creating an imaginary soundtrack.

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Distel, Herbert: Travelogue

Distel, Herbert

Travelogue

(Hatology)
Switzerland

Price: $18.95
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An electroacoustic composition from Herbert Distel, a "Travelogue" of field recordings organized into two long works that present hallucinatory sound with an illusive rhythmic component, structured into a long journey with a departure, journey and arrival.

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SSL (Gorfinkel, Dale / Robbie Avenaim): Sonic Systems Laboratory

SSL (Gorfinkel, Dale / Robbie Avenaim)

Sonic Systems Laboratory

(Splitrec)
Australia

Price: $17.95
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Two unusual approaches to the vibraphone in a duo--Dale Gorfinkel using the tremolo mechanism, additional motors, bows and creative percussive techniques; and Robbie Avenaim using homemade electronic sticks and vibrating objects to create rhythms and textures.

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Gintas K: Blind Man Tales

Gintas K

Blind Man Tales

(Bolt)
Poland

Price: $14.95
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Gintas K, in a moment of frustration, took more than 40 elements from some recent work he was preparing and put them into multichannel software which, with a few corrections, became this surprising and complex work of organized and detailed sound.

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Bumsteinas, Arturas : Different Trains

Bumsteinas, Arturas

Different Trains

(Bolt)
Poland

Price: $14.95
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A collection of experimental, electroacoustic, and comprovized works from composer, sound artist, performer, and improviser Arturas Bumsteinas, inspired by Central European cultural landscape, including a radio play commisioned by Bolt Records.

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Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant / Dominic Lash: Next To Nothing

Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant / Dominic Lash

Next To Nothing

(Another Timbre)
UK

Price: $15.95
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Four text scores composed by Ryoko Akama and performed by himself on VCS3 synthesizer with Bruno Duplant on percussion & tone generator and Dominic Lash on double bass, clarinet & laptop; four beautifully evolving and carefully paced works.

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Roden, Steve / Stephen Vitiello: The Spaces Contained In Each

Roden, Steve / Stephen Vitiello

The Spaces Contained In Each

(Room40)
Australia

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A rich and sophisticated sound work from Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello, recording at Cornelius Chapel on Governor's Island in HNY, using textural sound, field recordings, synth and electronics to create a dynamic, excursive and mesmerizing work.

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Jones, A.F.: Rearward Through Forgottenness

Jones, A.F.

Rearward Through Forgottenness

(Laminal Recordings)
USA

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A compendium of compositions and improvisations from 2009-13 by undersea acoustician and audio engineer A.F. Jones, who uses stringed instruments and analog devices, hand-crafted and found, in works that emphasize structural components such as timbre, tone, or attack over form.

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Carnacki, Thomas / Vulcanus 68: Split [VINYL]

Carnacki, Thomas / Vulcanus 68

Split [VINYL]

(Alethiometer / Gigante)
USA

Price: $14.95
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A split LP from two Bay area electronic composers inspired by the masters of tape and electronic music: Vulcanus 68 in a nostalgic rendering of spliced and collaged tape techniques; and Thomas Carnacki in an engaging collage of identifiable or sinister sound.

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Harrison, Duncan / Dylan Nyoukis: The Many Great Necked / Jeer Sabbath [CASSETTE]

Harrison, Duncan / Dylan Nyoukis

The Many Great Necked / Jeer Sabbath [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions)
USA

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A split cassette, the first side presenting two live sets of vocals and tapes from Duncan Harrison; the second presenting Jeer Sabbath on vocals, tapes, trumpets, piano, clarinet, guitar, violin & other assorted instruments; both recording in the UK and reworking at Wino Lodge.

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Hudak, John: Listening To The Wind [CASSETTE]

Hudak, John

Listening To The Wind [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions)
USA

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John Hudak created "listening to the wind" using wind chimes, half of a phone conversation, and digital manipulation, splitting the work into an "inner" and "outer" side, altering the character of this murky emission.

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Gen Ken & AMK: Smile [CASSETTE]

Gen Ken & AMK

Smile [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions)
USA

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A collaboration of NYC sound artist Gen Ken Montgomery (Generator) and West Coast sound improviser AMK (Anthony Michael King), in an extended work of electronic improvisation presented over two cassette sides, a varied program that never overloads its listeners.

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Paul, Ashley: Heat Source

Paul, Ashley

Heat Source

(Important Records)
USA

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Ashley Paul recorded this album during a challenging year of transience between New York and London, performing regularly while developing the pared back emptiness of this emotionally challenging and fascinatingly personal listening experience.

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Prevost, Helene: A La Plage

Prevost, Helene

A La Plage

(Tour de Bras)
Canada

Price: $14.95
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A mix of sound art and improvisation from Quebec/Actuelle musician Helene Prevost, 10 minimal "Plages", or luminous surfaces, created with Eric Normand, Stephae Claude, and Mario Gauthier.

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Pinhas, Richard / Yoshida Tatsuya: Welcome In The Void

Pinhas, Richard / Yoshida Tatsuya

Welcome In The Void

(Cuneiform)
USA

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Electronics and guitar from French psychedelic rock legend Richard Pinhas (Heldon) merges with the percussion mastery of Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei and Korekyojinn) for a remarkable two part duo of sonic and percussive exchanges recorded in Paris and Tokyo.

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Triac (Tatone / Seracini / Polidoro): In A Room

Triac (Tatone / Seracini / Polidoro)

In A Room

(Laminal)
Russia

Price: $13.95
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Triac is an electronic music trio from Italy formed in the end of 2011 by Rossano Polidoro, Marco Seracini and Augusto Tatone, using laptop, fisa, electric bass, piano synth to investigate minimal ambient music.

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Machinefabriek: Drum Solos [Black VINYL]

Machinefabriek

Drum Solos [Black VINYL]

(Backwards)
Italy

Price: $12.95
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Rutger Zuydervelt takes the concept of a drum album into his organized sound world, making recordings of a drum kit struck, bowed and stroked, then slicing and dicing those recordings in the studio to create a Machinefabriek version of a solo drum album.

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Celer & Machinefabriek: Numa / Penarie [VINYL 7-inch]

Celer & Machinefabriek

Numa / Penarie [VINYL 7-inch]

(Self Released)
Netherlands

Price: $12.95
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The collaboration between Machinefabriek (Rutger Zuydervelt and Celer) continues with their 2nd 7" of textured electronic collage and sound, packaged with a postcard, a download code, and two download videos.

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Zuydervelt, Rutger : Stay Tuned

Zuydervelt, Rutger

Stay Tuned

(Baskaru)
France

Price: $13.95
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An adaptation of a multi-channel sound installation, inspired by the tuning of an orchestra, with contributions from 152 musicians including Jeb Bishop, Olivia Block, Werner Dafeldecker, Ferran Fages, Franz Hautzinger, Martin Kuchen, Annette Krebs, Nate Wooley, &c. &c.

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Ambarchi, Oren & Eli Keszler: Alps [VINYL]

Ambarchi, Oren & Eli Keszler

Alps [VINYL]

(Dancing Wayang)
UK

Price: $29.95
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Guitarist Oren Ambarchi and percussionist Eli Keszler meet for two side-long pieces releaesed on 300 gram vinyl, mixing improv, noise, rock, and drone, journeys in assertive sound that keep the listener on the edge of their seat.

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Zu & Eugene Robinson: The Left Hand Path  [VINYL]

Zu & Eugene Robinson

The Left Hand Path [VINYL]

(Trost Records)
Austria

Price: $21.95
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Zu reveals their dark side with Jacopo Battaglia & Thomas Luca Mai performing on electronics and Massimo focused on guitars, plus guest Luca Tilli on cello; the recordings were sent to Oxbow's Eugene S Robison, resulting in this mysterious and disturbing release.

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Kahn, Jason: Noema [VINYL 2 LPs]

Kahn, Jason

Noema [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions)
Switzerland

Price: $29.95
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Exploring Kyoto through a series of 37 compositions organized from field recordings of everyday sound in the city made during Jason Kahn's 3 month stay in 2012, creating unique audio memories evoking and commenting on the structure of Kyoto's social spaces.

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Subotnick, Morton: The Wild Bull [VINYL][REISSUE]

Subotnick, Morton

The Wild Bull [VINYL][REISSUE]

(KARLRECORDS)
Germany

Price: $18.95
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Electronic composer Subotnick's 1968 followup to "Silver Apples of the Moon" refines his compositions for the Buchla Series 100 synthesizer with this album, inspired by an ancient Sumerian poem of the same name.

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Fennesz: Venice [VINYL 2 LPs]

Fennesz

Venice [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Touch)
UK

Price: $19.95
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Special 10th anniversary edition of Fennesz' classic "Venice" album from 2004 recorded with David Sylvian on vocals and Burkhard Stangl on guitar, presented in a gatefold double LP release.

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Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet: The Abyss

Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet

The Abyss

(erstwhile)
USA

Price: $24.95
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Sound and noise artists Kevin Drumm and Jason Lescalleet collaborate on this 2 CD set, a diverse set of sound pieces from slowly building drones to unsettling environments, with tapes punctuating the hallucinatory aspects of their rich and impressive aural tapestries.

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Brassier, Ray & Mattin: Unfree Improvisation/Compulsive Freedom

Brassier, Ray & Mattin

Unfree Improvisation/Compulsive Freedom

(Confront)
UK

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A sound work about freedom, choice and politics, performed at Arika's Festival Episode 4 "Freedom is a Constant Struggle" in Glasgow, 2013, from the duo of Mattin (computer and feedback) and written with Lebanese philosopher Ray Brassier.

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Szilard: Spokes

Szilard

Spokes

(Palaver Press)
USA

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Jeremy Young, aka Szilard, in his debut full-length release as a solo performer on guitar and sine waves, with texts from Charles Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs Du Mal" (1857) read by Aki Onda, Ella Joyce Buckley, Liam Singer and Catherine Metayer.

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Sontag Shogun: Tale

Sontag Shogun

Tale

(Palaver Press)
USA

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Brooklyn's Sontag Shogun (Ian Temple-piano; Jesse Perlstein-electronics; Jeremy Young-tapes & electronics) in their debut album, compiling three years of composing and directed textural improvisations, presented in 9 rich musical works.

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Szilard: Rust Parhelion [CASSETTE]

Szilard

Rust Parhelion [CASSETTE]

(Palaver Press)
USA

Price: $8.95
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Limited cassette release of Sizlard's beautiful "colourpalette" loop series, featuring two side-length pieces composed for rotating loop-cycles, which adhere to strict compositional limitations.

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United States Of America Triptych (I): Play 1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes

United States Of America Triptych (I)

Play 1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes

(Bolt)
Poland

Price: $13.95
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Sound manipulators The Norman Conquest (Pete Simonelli-voice, Miron Grzegorkiewicz-guitar, Michet Biela-bass, Dj Lenar-turntable) excerpt and process the recordings of John A. and Ruby T. Lomax's 1939 field recordings, creating a captivating set of concrete compositions.

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Alebeek, Rinus van: plays Luc Ferrari Cycles des Souvenirs

Alebeek, Rinus van

plays Luc Ferrari Cycles des Souvenirs

(Bolt)
Poland

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Rinus van Alebeek plays a CD copy of the late composer Luc Ferrari's "Cycles Des Souvenirs" in Luc Ferrari's house, while his widow Brunhild Ferrari reads the liner notes and Van Alebeek makes recording inside the house and its surroundings.

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United States of America Triptych (III): David Grubbs, Miron Grzegorkiewicz, David Maranha, Malgorza

United States of America Triptych (III)

David Grubbs, Miron Grzegorkiewicz, David Maranha, Malgorzata Penkalla, Pete Simonelli play Vanishing Point: How to Disappear in America Without a Trace

(Bolt)
Poland

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Excerpting texts from "Vanishing Point: How to Disappear in America without a Trace" edited by Susanne Burner, David Grubb, Malgorzata Pankalla, Peter Simonelli and David Maranha create a series of startling anti-establishment electroacoustic spoken recordings.

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United States of America Triptych (II): Andrea Belfi, David Grubbs, David Maranha, Pete Simonelli pl

United States of America Triptych (II)

Andrea Belfi, David Grubbs, David Maranha, Pete Simonelli play Ten Intrusions

(Bolt)
Poland

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Andrea Belfi (percussion), David Grubbs (guitar), David Maranha (organ), and Pete Simonelli (voice) perform "Ten Intrusions", following the model set by Harry Partch's 1949-1950 composition "Eleven Intrusions".

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Zoviet France: The Tables Are Turning

Zoviet France

The Tables Are Turning

(Soleilmoon)
USA

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The soundtrack to the UK dance work "Designer Body", exploring the relationship between humans & clothing, composed by :zoviet*france: in collaboration with the choreographer, developing circular and rotating sounds to correspond to the dancer's movements.

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Zoviet France: The Tables Are Turning [VINYL 2 LPs]

Zoviet France

The Tables Are Turning [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Soleilmoon)
USA

Price: $74.95
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The soundtrack to the UK dance work "Designer Body", exploring the relationship between humans & clothing, composed by :zoviet*france: in collaboration with the choreographer, developing circular and rotating sounds to correspond to the dancer's movements.

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Dilloway, Aaron: Banned/Bent [CASSETTE]

Dilloway, Aaron

Banned/Bent [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions)
USA

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Two sides of "Banned" and "Bent" from experimental sound artist Aaron Dilloway, using synthetic and sampled sounds to create a revolving audio excursion of bizarre sonic substance, thickly mysterious and satisfying.

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Noyes, Lee: Truth In Opposition [CASSETTE]

Noyes, Lee

Truth In Opposition [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions)
USA

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Sound artist Lee Noyes based this improvised laptop work on the 1776 work by James Beattie, "Essays: On the nature of truth, in opposition to Sopfifstry and Sceptifism", arguing that both consonance and dissonance are equally important to the perfection of harmony.

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Illusion Of Safety: Children Of The Fear Of Truth [CASSETTE]

Illusion Of Safety

Children Of The Fear Of Truth [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions)
USA

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Los Angeles experimental sound artists Illusion of Safety (Daniel Burke-guitar, modular, samples; Mitch Enderle-dirty bass spring; Mark Klein-guitar; Mark Sorensen) in a 5 track cassette of ominous industrial sound, bridging free-form work with rhythmic passages.

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Decimus: Decimus 4 [VINYL]

Decimus

Decimus 4 [VINYL]

(PLANAM)
Italy

Price: $23.95
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Founding member of No Neck Blues Band Pat Murano's solo project of abrasive atmospheric aggressions, dark experimental work built from guitar and synth with a curious yet raging undertone.

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