Sophomore release by Chuck Bettis (aka T.A.T.A.) featuring two collaborations with Mick Barr and a track dedicated to Daniel Higgs; further investigations into the realms of extreme frequencies and mind bending acrobatics.
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Limited edition of 500 copies.
Label: Mass Particles
Catalog ID: 7
Squidco Product Code: 15546
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded on to 4-track between 1999-2000 by The Trance and The Arcade.
Chuck Bettis-electronics, effects, sampler, keyboard, drum machine
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1. Humans As Harmonics 5:40
2. Mystical Sighs 4:29
3. Metallic Fruit 3:55
4. Shot Blasting 1:52
5. Singalism (Mick's Version) 1:03
6. Fetish Priests/Demon Flower 3:19
7. Ocean Of Sound 5:09
8. Without Resistance: Nature's Night (For Daniel Higgs) 3:14
9. Amalgamation 3:48
10. The War Blur 2:00
11. Surrounded Life 2:27
12. Circulation And Respiration 8:55
13. New Haus 2:52
14. Sampler Magic Pt. 2 3:26
15. Desert Penguin 3:16
16. Come Out 4:41
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"This is the sophomore release by Bettis under the T.A.T.A. moniker which features two collaboration tracks with Mick Barr and a track dedicated to Daniel Higgs. This release is a further investigation into the realms of extreme frequencies and mind bending acrobatics that will leave you wondering if you are living in the future or the past but ultimately awaken you to the here and now. This is the last CD that Bettis used the T.A.T.A. moniker before laying it to rest to perform under his earth name.
Trance And The Arcade started off as the solo moniker for Chuck Bettis's exploration into electronic avant garde to later blossom with the inclusion of Jorge Castro on visuals and frequent collaborations with dance troupe known as Domestic Tar Petal
Survival In Infinity was the second release, this time with MickBarr on 2 tracks"-Mass Particles
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"Chuck Bettis was raised in the fertile harDCore soil, nourished within Baltimore's enigmatic avant garde gatherings, and currently blossoming in New York's downtown musical tribe. His unique blend of electronics and throat has led him into various collaborations with great musicians from around the globe.
He has performed live collaborations with John Zorn, Fred Frith, Matmos,Yoshimio, Mephista and Afrirampo to name a few. Some of the musicians Bettis has recorded and played live with are as follows; Ikue Mori, Nautical Almanac, Audrey Chen, Yellow Swans, Toshio Kajiwara, Mick Barr, etc, plus a long history of punk bands he was in (most notably the experimental punk band Meta-matics as well as the enigmatic All Scars).
Current working groups are; Snake Union with Dave Grant, Die Trommel Fatale with Brandon Seabrook/Marika Hughes/Eivind Opsvik/Henry Fraser/Dave Treut/Sam Ospovat, Overishins with Mick Barr, Johnny DeBlase, Mike Pride and Mossenek with Mick Barr & Colin Marston, as well as improvising, recording, or composing with an array of musicians from around the world."-Chuck Bettis Website (http://www.chuckbettis.com/BIO/index.html)
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