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CD-R Auricle AMCDR 026 64'20" CD-R 7.00 + p&p
DL Auricle AMDL 012

1. No Answer 10'55"

2. Stalker Suite
1) Rail Tracks 5'30"
2) Penetrating The Zone 7'26"
3) Tunnels & Traps 10'37"
4) The Meat Mincer & The Room 14'50"
5) Return 1'32"

3. The Machine Is Broken 13'30"

Recorded at Tachyon Studio (31 December 2002), featuring additional source material from January, August and December 2002.
Mixdown and editing completed on 1 January 2003.

Alan Freeman: guitar with Zoom effects, Doepfer MS-404 and Roland SH-32 synths, Alesis Air FX, Roland GR-33 guitar synth, voice, cymbals, samples, etc.
Steve Freeman: bass with Korg ToneWorks and Zoom effects, loops, turntable, cymbals, Yamaha CS-5, Korg MS20 & Octave Cat synths.

A one-day session of live improvisations and lamination/constructions from the very end of 2002, resulting in an album of intense invention, a hybrid of industrial, kosmische and unique Alto Stratus. Imaginary soundtracks and pure live electroacoustic invention, much more emotive than title may suggest. In many ways this was the sequel to the CATHARSIS cassette, with the "Stalker Suite" being dedicated to the film by Andrei Tarkovsky.

on YouTube...
The Machine Is Broken (remix)
The Stalker Suite (remix)

First edition (quantity not specified) - released 1/1/2003.

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