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Noise and sound artist Zbigniew Karkowski and Canadian born Japanese based noiser Kelly Churko in four recordings from Super Deluxe and Soup in Tokyo, bookmarking the release with harsh distortion offset by spacious and dynamic glitch and subtly aberrant sound.

Karkowski, Zbigniew / Kelly Churko

Karkowski, Zbigniew / Kelly Churko: Infallibilism (Herbal International)

Label: Herbal International    
Released in: Malaysia    

"No need to tell you who Karkowski is - anyone who's spent time listening to computerized harshness will be familiar with his no-nonsense, chip-on-a-shoulder attitude and a handful of good to almost great recordings - but I had to google to find out that Churko is a (younger) Canadian based in Japan who's worked with artists as diverse as Ilios, Tim Olive, Harris Eisenstadt and Paal Nilssen Love.

Infallibilism, recorded live in Japan from May 2008 through February 2009, is exactly what you would expect: 32-plus minutes of white (grey, black and pink..) noise and crazed fragments of granular ball-gripping distortion - the lone exception being the subterranean tremors of "The Pleasure Of Interval" - with the customary threat for the ears if you try to raise the volume a bit more than necessary. Not an overly shocking record, but definitely up to standard in a genre that needs serious homework to be considered worthy of respect. Test passed."-Massimo Ricci, Paris Transatlantic

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Product Information:

Label: Herbal International
Catalog ID: 1006
Squidco Product Code: 20799

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Malaysia
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Track 1 Recorded August 12, 2008 at Super Deluxe, Nishi Azabu.

Track 2 Recorded May 3, 2008 at Soup, Ochiai.

Track 3 Recorded September 28, 2008 at Soup, Ochiai.

Track 4 Recorded February 8, 2009 at Roots, Koenji by in-house sound engineer .


Zbigniew Karkowski

Kelly Churko

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Track Listing:

1. Sustained Pressure 8:53

2. Subjective Probability 8:59

3. The Pleasure Of The Interval 8:40

4. De-Vein 6:05

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