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Auricle AMCDR 149 66'35"
CD-R £7.00 + p&p
2. Mining Wormholes 13'38"
3. Ice Cave 12'40"
4. Mining Wormholes (Continued) 11'20"
5. Unintentional Playground 22'52"
6. Coda 2'10"
at Tachyon Studio, Knighton Fields, Leicester
on Jim's 4-track Portastudio 14 April 2004.
4 to 2 track mix by Jim Tetlow Jim 8 May 2005.
Edit, remix and sound construction by Alan 15 March 2009.
1-4 & 6 culled from session A "Mining Wormholes"
CLII, original session...
A1: Mining Wormholes 45'45"
A2: Biting The Sock Of The Day 1'00" (guitar fragment, used in 2 places
as a fill-in)
B1: Asymmetrical Solace 7'52" (Alto Stratus)
B2: Unintentional Playground 25'00"
B3: Emicrania 12'45" (not used)
Alan: spring-board, acoustic CD, guitar, synthesizers,
Steve: cymbal, chains, acoustic CD,
bass, synth drones, prepared sounds/loops.
Jim: angle-lamp springs, acoustic CD, guitar, digital
sonics, voice, toys.
The session notes say "start of bowed springs
sessions" although there's a lot more going on in these recordings, but
very little in the way of synths compared to most Endgame sessions. The avant-classical
meets industrial feel of much of it lent perfectly to sonic concrete
manipulation, adding lots of depth to the sound, and expanding 55 minutes of
material to 66 minutes! Here we have Xenakis with the attitude of Lightwave,
Dumitrescu crossed with the essence of freeform Kosmische Krautrock. By the
way, the use of Abtraction here is in the sense of "to make one thing
out of another"
First edition (quantity not specified) - released ?/10/2009.
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