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Triple CD of electro-acoustic improvisers The Hub (Bischoff/Brown/Perkis/&c), a document covering 3 decades of activity with photos, tech diagrams and writings.

Hub, The
Boundary Layer

Hub, The: Boundary Layer (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"A new recording by the band that pioneered laptop ensembles over twenty years ago coupled with an historic overview of their recordings, unreleased tracks and video clips of the band in performance. Functioning in the West Coast tradition of composer as instrument builder-redefining music from the ground up-The Hub makes music using electronic and digital systems of their own devising. A natural extension of the late 1970's ensemble the League of Automatic Music Composers, the group has performed worldwide over the past two decades and continues to break new ground in the ever-growing laptop medium.

This is the definitive document of this important west coast collective and contains recordings covering three decades of activity. Most of this material is being issued here for the first time, much of it has been unavailable for years, and all of it is some of the most imaginative and compelling electronic music ever made. This specially priced 3 CD set includes a deluxe booklet with photos, technical diagrams and written testaments by group members and collaborators giving new insights and historical perspective to one of the most infamous electronic ensembles since Musica Elettronica Viva."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397805021

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8050
Squidco Product Code: 9451

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: USA
Packaging: 3 CDs in a jewel tray box

John Bischoff-computers, electronic Instruments

Chris Brown-computers, electronic Instruments

Tim Perkis-computers, electronic Instruments

Mark Trayle-computers, electronic Instruments

Scot Gresham-Lancaster-computers, electronic Instruments

Phil Stone-computers, electronic Instruments

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Track Listing:

Disc 1:


1. Perry Mason in East Germany

2. Rol'Em

3. The Minister of Pitch

4. Vini

5. Hot Pig

6. Peyote

7. Falling Edge

8. Dovetail

9. Farabi

10. Borrowing and Stealing

11. Whackers

12. Simple Degradation

13. Wave Junction

Disc 2:


1. Crybaby

2. Hub X 6

3. Waxlips I

4. Stuck Note

5. Wheelies

6. Waxlips II

7. The Glass Hand

8. Hertz Donut

9. Vex

Disc 3:

   Boundary Layer

1. Tesla Sync

2. Hot Potato

3. Cut to Ribbons

4. Lou Drift

5. Pins & Splits

6. Boss

7. Noosphere