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AMCDR 177/8 110'31" 2xCD-R £11.00 + p&p
1. Fire 29'17"
2. Air 25'12"
1. Water 24'42"
2. Earth 31'16"
live direct to digital at Tachyon Studio, Leicester 24/10/2010.
Sparingly pruned/edited 18/02/2011 by Alan Freeman.
Alan Freeman: keyboards, electronics, computer, guitar.
Steve Freeman: electronics, sounds, tapes, discs & platter.
Dave Powell: flute, hurdy gurdy, guitar.
occasionally happens, a Triax session that is so inspired and groundbreaking
that it has to be released as an album, as it is with no serious editing or
post-production. Well, okay, that wasn't quite the case here as some pruning
was needed, largely due to technical faults like feedback &
overload/glitches, etc., which we don't want do we? Also I missed a few
lame/uninteresting passages to give it a more dynamic flow. The results are a
seriously impressive double album proving that Triax are by no means running
out of steam or new ideas, but growing, developing and changing....
Elements is just 4 big surreal mind
movies, audio paintings, sonic journeys - call them what you will - that each
flow and develop through many changes. A lot of "musical" guitar
from Dave on this one, and "melodic" organ/synth/mellotron from
Alan, all counterpointing Steve's audioscape work, fleshing out the Triax you
may know with a lot that you've never heard before. Think "Spiral
Insana" era NWW, very early Klaus Schulze, Parmegiani, Bayle, Italian
experimentalists, etc. All that sometimes, none of that on occasions (going
places even we've never heard before). Typical Triax then?
First edition (quantity not specified) - released ?/6/2011.
Second edition (quantity not specified) - released 29/10/2014.
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