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  Slow Attack Ensemble, Music For Turntable, Guitar And Sampled Instruments   Michel's Pick:
Slow Attack Ensemble
Music For Turntable, Guitar And Sampled Instruments
 
    SUI 1xLP   
  Slow Attack Ensemble`s Music For Turntable Guitars & Sampled Instruments collects 9 experiments in realtime sampling and live instrumental improvisation.

Creations of complex careful counterpoint that pay homage to the process of Steve Reich. Form And Fade, for example, is a mini Music For 18 Musicians. Painting a picture of light playfully catching the crested tops of waves. Summer shimmering on shorelines, an ocean of gold stretched out before a wide open horizon. The record`s ample use of digital delay also can’t help but summon the smudged Zen pop of Arthur Russell’s World Of Echo. With string harmonics that recall the downtown disco-not-disco savant`s beloved cello. Nowhere more so than on Rivers Turn To Waterfalls, where Russell’s lovelorn drone is definitely in there somewhere. Sending you swimming, submerged, aquatic, with a chorus of dolphins and whales.

Throughout, the use of Time Lag Accumulation has bell-like chimes and simple synth lines duetting in dubwise. Their calm, cerulean lyric offset by crackle and static. Their short song repeating, overlapping, become infinite. Orchestral loops, squeezed, elongated, exploded, found sound sources are serenaded by serene, 6-string filigree. Sonic kaleidoscope colours build blinking tone poems - hypnotic hallucinations with allusions to musical illusions of outer space. Ninety Seconds For Celeste is a study of isolates from the titular idiophone organ. A lullaby of hushed, intimate tape hum. Recurring Afterimage closes the collection - calling forth a comfort of angels - with a glissando crescendo of celestial new age harp.

Words generously provided by Rob Harris
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Janko Nilovic & The Soul Surfers
Maze Of Sounds
[Broc Records]
Atmosphere
To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy: The Atmosphere EP's
[Rhymesayers]
Calibro 35
Ogni Riferimento a Fatti Accaduti è Puramente Casuale
[Record Kicks]
Cantoma
The Mountain Remixes
[Highwood Recordings]
Chester Watson
Past Cloaks
[Pow Recordings]
Currensy & Harry Fraud
The Outrunners
[SRRSCHL ]
Curtis Knight & The Squires
No Business (The PPX Sessions Volume 2)
[Dagger]
Darkim Be Allah x Endemic Emerald
Antediluvian King
[No Cure]
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger
Force Majeure
[International Anthem]
DJ Eule feat. DJ Stylewarz, Boogieman, DJ Rafik, DJ Crum uvm.
Scratching is a part of my life
[Arjuna]
Don Cunningham Quartet
Something For Everyone (BF RSD20)
[Luv N' Haight]
Frank McDonald & Chris Rae
Mean & Dirty
[Music De Wolfe]
Fred (Ft. Cold Diamond & Mink)
Sweet Thing
[Timmion Records]
Gystere
A Little Story
[Sodasound]
Herbie Hancock Trio
The Herbie Hancock Trio (BF RSD20)
[Get On Down]
Jneiro Jarel
After A Thousand Years (180g)
[Far Out Recordings]
Kraftwerk
Computerwelt
[Kling Klang Musik]
Mark Ski
Catch-REC
[Fivese7en Collective]
Menahan Street Band
Midnight Morning
[Daptone Records]
Mike James Kirkland
Closer
[Ubiquity Recordings]
Mike James Kirkland
Stay, Don't Go
[Ubiquity Recordings]
Nubya Garcia
Source
[Universal]
Peoples Pleasure
Dreaming Our Live
[Athens Of The North]
Pete Rock
NY's Finest (Instrumentals) (BF RSD20)
[Nature Sounds]
Pete Rock
PeteStrumentals 3
[Tru Soul Records]
Peter Thomas
Die Schlangengrube und das Pendel (Lim. Red Vinyl)
[M-Square]
Public Enemy
What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?
[Def Jam]
The Bombillas
The Bombillas
[F-Spot Records]
V/A
Take One - Hallelujah Chicken Run Band
[Analog Africa]
Valeria
Pé na Estrada
[Notes On A Journey]
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The Gone Village
 
  2. Cracy Coconuts
Rubberdub Dance
 
  3. Phi-Psonics
The Cradle
 
  4. Jimmy Blanche
Dou Van Jou
 
  5. Janko Nilovic & The Soul Surfers
Maze Of Sounds
 
  6. Action Bronson
Only For Dolphins
 
  7. Andreas Hofer
Tonträger
 
  8. Azymuth
Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Azymuth
 
  9. Brahja
Brahja
 
  10. Currensy & Harry Fraud
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