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Brett Naucke

Seed

Brett Naucke

Seed

Catholic Tapes' boss twysts luminous colours and unusual meters from his modular set-up

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FIS

Fever Sweats

FIS

Fever Sweats

Kiwi D&B producer mulches field recordings and electronics into phantasmic new shapes

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Valerio Tricoli

Le Qoheleth ✚

Valerio Tricoli

Le Qoheleth ✚

Breathtakingly incisive concrète piece from a deeply rewarding album by the peerless improviser/composer

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Anthony Child

The Space Between People and Things (Part 2)

Anthony Child

The Space Between People and Things (Part 2)

Surgeon sutures the schism between analogue and digital worlds.

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Sculpture

Instability (Bonus Track)

Sculpture

Instability (Bonus Track)

Dizzying, diffuse electronic structures, hidden on Sculpture's excellent album for Software Recording Co.

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Mika Vainio & Joachim Nordwall

Midas in Reverse

Mika Vainio & Joachim Nordwall

Midas in Reverse

Subtly physical, visceral concrète dynamics conducted by elemental masters

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GOLDEN RETRIEVER

Superposition

GOLDEN RETRIEVER

Superposition

Spaciously unfolding scape of modular electronics and processed clarinet

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FENNESZ

Pallas Athene

FENNESZ

Pallas Athene

The Austrian composer's complex, swirling harmonic structures...

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Minibus Pimps

Cloud to Ground

Minibus Pimps

Cloud to Ground

Helge Sten (Deathprod) and John Paul Jones' (Led Zep) process organ and guitar with kaleidoscopic results

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BLACK TO COMM

Providence

BLACK TO COMM

Providence

Spirit-wrenching modular doom trip operating in vast simulated space

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BEN FROST

No Sorrowing

BEN FROST

No Sorrowing

Frost divines his own truth from digitally de-glazed, organic instrumentation

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Kane Ikin

Warehouses

Kane Ikin

Warehouses

Cavernous anti-club constructions from Melbourne-based composer

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Kaumwald

Size a 105n

Kaumwald

Size a 105n

Fractured, grotty improvisations working in the cracks between "real" and synthesised sources

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Mike Weis

The Temple Bell Stops

Mike Weis

The Temple Bell Stops

Zelienople percussionist transports thru an hypnotic haze of field recordings, drums and modular synths

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This time on 14tracks:

“14 Tracks: Swirled In Motion”

These 14 dynamic pieces were selected for their sensitivity towards the electro-acoustic spheres in modern composition. Furthering a focus on unique sonic timbre and texture, in a sense it's a sort of follow-up to our 'Psychoacoustic Cartography' selection from a few weeks back. But this time with an emphasis on space, structure and (e)motion in the electro(nic) and acoustic, spheres, finding tangible links between Valerio Tricoli's incredible concrète compositions for PAN and the roiling, semi-organic texturhythms of FIS, or the mutating modular arrangements of Brett Naucke or Sculpture and Anthony Child aka Surgeon's 'The Space Between People And Things'. It's an area of musical research/practice which has long thrown up the most intriguing results, modelling abstract, advanced and avant-garde ideas which don't require an MA in electro-acoustic music to understand. On the contrary it's a selection of music which revels in pure, visceral sensation, and is rich in synaesthetic paradoxes - tone/geometry, texture/rhythm, space/time - affecting perceptions and emotional responses every bit as unstable and ambiguous as the arrangements and their constituent elements. P.S. this is one for those who can't be arsed with that kicking game.

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On 18 Jun 10:51 Kav Singh said:
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“Collection format”

Any chance of a FLAC option on these collections?