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Owen, Ben

Birds And Water, 2&3 (For Cassette) [CASSETTE]

Owen, Ben : Birds And Water, 2&3 (For Cassette)  [CASSETTE] (Winds Measure)

Brooklyn-based Ben Owen recorded this work in 2010 at the Experimental Television Center in Owego, NY, presenting the original work "Birds And Water" and two edits, which are mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi.
 

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Label: Winds Measure
Catalog ID: wm42
Squidco Product Code: 23366

Format: CASSETTE
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: USA
Packaging: Cassette in slipcase sleeve sealed in plastic bag
Recorded at Experimental Television Center in Owego, New York, during May, 2010. Mastered by Giuseppe Islasi.

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"These recordings were made on residency with The Experimental Television Center in Owego, NY during May 2010. This was my third and-unknown to me at the time-last residency, as the Center has now closed. While two of three residencies were in partial an audio/video collaboration with Justin Lincoln, the Birds and Water series is my main body of work created at ETC. The recordings are both sound and sound and image based pieces using David Jones' image processing system. ETC expanded operations in 1974 with the first Jones Colorizer, and in 1975 with a set of keyers, a multi-input syncable sequencer and a bank of oscillators, all designed and constructed by David Jones. The analog system modules coupled with several external op amp generators are heard in these sessions. Numerous patches and variations of each were recorded in extended durations."


Artist Biographies

Ben Owen works with sound using various approaches including improvisation, recording, listening, and composition. His instruments are simple electronics - played, mixed, re-patched in their own trajectory of small sound, broken and accidental. Over the past few years he has been interested in presenting works, performing and recording in outdoor spaces. His focus is in the sustained, immersive, minimal soundscapes that interact within a defined space as well as an outside environment.

-Ben Owen 2/26/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. Birds and Water, 2-3 21:04

SIDE B



1. Birds And Water, 3-cassette Edit 1 3:45

2. Birds And Water, 3-cassette Edit 2 17:45

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