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Garcia, Miguel A. / August Traeger : Absquatulate Azimuth [CASSETTE] (Bicephalic)


Part of a series of 8 split release cassettes, hand-painted & numbered; Side A presents a 3-part work and an extended track from electro-acoustic improviser Miguel A. Garcia; side B presents 3 tracks from Bicephalic label leader August Traeger using contact mic and broken instruments.
 

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Label: Bicephalic
Catalog ID: bc023
Squidco Product Code: 21917

Format: CASSETTE
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: USA
Packaging: Cassette

Personnel:

Miguel A Garcia

August Traeger

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track listing:


SIDE A



1 Stripes (For Windowpane) Variation 1 2:51

2 Stripes (For Windowpane) Variation 2 4:38

3 Stripes (For Windowpane) Variation 3 7:24

SIDE B



1 Eating Borrowed People 8:14

2 Logistics Maps (Subset 2) 4:48




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Miguel A. García (aka Xedh) from the Basque country, is one of the most dynamic sound artists in the Spanish scene. His work focuses mainly on the composition and electro-acoustic improvisation. He uses sounds taken from electronic devices residues, often interrelated with field recordings or acoustic instruments, in the search of an intimate, intense and immersive experience. A music of adventurous forms, full of contrasts and having nevertheless a sense of humor. His background comprises fine arts and audiovisual technology, having created projects such as Válvula Antirretorno, Baba Llaga or Mubles, questioning the borders between electro-acoustic academic music, industrial music and the so called outsider music.

August Traeger is the leader of Bicephalic Records, a DIY record label for modern experimental music presenting limited small editions of cassettes, records, cds, and dvds. His sound work includes extensive performance with 910 Noise, and a long list of experimental releases under his own name, plus Somnaphon and Food World. The playful and odd tracks on this cassette were recording using contact mic + broken stringed instrument + voice + puredata + hardware effects.


Artist Biographies:

August Traeger is a sound & video artist from the USA. He runs the Bicephalic Records label, and is known for his websites somnaphon.net, bicephalic.net. He performs under the aliases Odd Person, Phlimm, Somnaphon, and has been a member of the groups Flower Mountain, Food World, Nipple Stools, Pony Gropers.

-Squidco 3/23/2017

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