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Robin Hayward, "Stop Time"

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cover image The cover for Stop Time is meant to convey the nature of the tool used to compose it, an invention of Robin Hayward’s called the Hayward Tuning Vine. The idea behind it is to spatialize (and colorize) the relationship between just intervals played, in this case, on a baritone saxophone, a cello, and a microtonal tuba. At the performance from which this album is drawn, each instrumentalist was illuminated in a color corresponding to the pitch he played on the Vine. If the pitch shifted, so did the color. Those pitches were in turn fed to a surround-sound system and projected into different parts of the performance space. In the move to recorded medium, the spatial-visual element is partially flattened, making the slow accrual of rhythm, texture, and harmony the music’s driving feature.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 August 2016 18:54 Read more...
 

New Tear Garden project is now accepting funding

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https://d2tqed3y8k290k.cloudfront.net/incentives/000/174/708/icons/large.jpgThe Tear Garden is now 30 years old. The project, originated by Edward Ka-Spel (of Legendary Pink Dots) and Cevin Key (of Skinny Puppy) has expanded to include numerous other players and have released seven full-length albums, two EPs, and two compilations. For the next project, the group has opened up funding from friends and fans through Pledge Music. On the site are available pre-orders of signed versions of the forthcoming LP and CD as well as merchandise and tickets for a listening party. Through a video, Edward explains the logistics, the plans, and even hints to that long-promised Tear Garden tour.

 

Forced Exposure New Releases for 8/22/2016

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New music is due from Rattle, Selva, and Pascal Pinon, while old music is due from Carl Perkins, The Stormmers, and Ashra.

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Alan Vega, 1938-2016

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2016 has claimed yet another undeniably important musician of our lifetime. We are all heartbroken at the loss of Alan Vega here at Brainwashed and are thankful for his years of contribution to music, challenging not only the institution of pop and rock, but even challenging the conventions within the punk scene of the '70s, most significantly alongside Martin Rev in Suicide. Vega remained active in music both with Suicide and other collaborations through last year and our hearts go out to his family and friends.

http://variety.com/2016/music/news/alan-vega-dead-suicide-1201816050/

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 July 2016 20:35
 

IMF, "Harlem Electronics"

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cover image High-volume, high-velocity, whiplash-inducing noise torn screaming from the guts of a haywire machine. As the Pilgrim Talk website notes, Ian M. Fraser programs his computer to make noise. Once finished, circuitry and code do the rest, no human interaction required. The result is so quick-moving and chaotic that absorbing it in the first four or five listens is about as likely as a windshield absorbing a brick in a hurricane.

 

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