Split Tape Series Vol. 4

by ANDY FUTREAL / BABEL

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    Pro-duped high-bias cassette in stenciled cloth bag with two full-colour inserts.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Split Tape Series Vol. 4 via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Side 7 - Andy Futreal: For Wenchuan
A vivid soundscape travelogue collaged from field-recordings and performances recorded in China during. 2008-2010. Andy has created vivid journey out of everything from a metal dishrack to the ambient sounds of Zhengzhou train station and the overnight train from to Xi’an. A piano score is derived from Sichuan Wenchuan earthquake gravity wave traces mixed with edited VOA broadcast. A haunting tribute to a harrowing disaster.

Side 8 - BABEL: Morpheum
Falling somewhere between the 20th century minimalists and the no-wave noise composers of the 1980s, Morpheum explores the tranquility and violence of dream states though a suite of duets and quartets for piano, mallet instruments, electric guitar and Taiko-inspired percussion. Languid, evolving melody lines sleepily weave through each other before cascading arpeggios awaken like a tsunami crashing through a nuclear reactor. Subtle and epic, peaceful and cacophonous, safe and perilous as an ocean or a dream.

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released June 28, 2011

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