‘Empty Damage’ Review in We Need No Swords

“Disjointed scrapes and rustles push through a layer of fibre-glass noise, the lack of audibility adding to a growing sense of unease…You might be able to relax if you could figure out what was going on, but, as it is, those consoling details are just out of earshot. KcKcKcKrrrrrrcKcK. Bbbbmmmph. Chchinggg.”

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‘brak’ review in Tiny Mix Tapes

Employing subtle sine tone oscillations and field recordings as sonic source material, the two short pieces simply titled “1” and “2” gently explore timbre and presence … This is an excellent, restrained effort, both in terms of content and length, and a thoroughly remedying listen.

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brak is available on Soft Error. Edition of 50 C16 cassettes, and infinite downloads.

brak

‘brak’ – Tape on Soft Error available for pre-order

New tape out Nov 27 on Soft Error. Limited edition C16 and infinite download.

brak is a pair of timbral studies.
Sine tone oscillators, clicks, and cassette
field recordings stop and start;
drifting blocks of sound.

Recorded in London and Dungeness.

brak – Scots for break, as in broken waves ‘rolling towards the sea shore.’

Empty Damage – new tape on falt records

My new tape, Empty Damage, is out now on falt records, a wonderful musique concréte/collage/sound art imprint based in France.

Two studies examining empty and damaged tapes and tape equipment, closed systems. No source audio on the tapes.

Available on home-dubbed C30 cassette (edition of 30) and download.