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AF06: DOLLBOY - TUNING LOOPS
Tuning Loops. 12” vinyl
Side 11 with orchestra2 with trumpet3 with toy piano
Side 21 with piano2 with dark trumpet3 with flute
This record was made using a pair of mismatched, aged tape recorders and a mile of quarter inch tape. It contains all the artefacts and inconsistencies expected of working with dilapidated, obsolete equipment.
Initial digital recordings were made of The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in rehearsal for a performance of The Messiah. Samples and tape loops were made of the orchestra tuning up and then fed into the tape machines. The results of this process were then used as the basis for further improvisation with electric guitar, trumpet, piano, toy piano, Oberheim synthesizer, a test oscillator and an RE501 tape echo.
Available now. The lp comes with a code for digital download. The initial 50 copies purchased from the label include an exclusive double 3” cd-r of Dollboy’s concert at the De La Warr Pavilion in January 2014.
Royal Mail (5 day delivery) and packaging in the U.K: £3.50


Airmail Small Packets (5 day delivery) and packaging elsewhere in Europe: £5.00


Airmail Small Packets (5 day delivery) a packaging in the rest of the world: £7.50

Reviews at Fluid Radio and Norman Records
AF4: RAISING HOLY SPARKS - FOUR SACRED MOUNTAINS
Being more pages from A Mendicant Hymnal, concerning The Four Sacred Mountains, The Four Migrations & The Four Corners…
I. Blanca Peak1. Blue Star Katsina2. The Days As We Know Them, The World As We Imagine It To BeII. Mount Taylor3. Leaving Utah (For C.)4. A Divine Migration5. CanyonlandsIII. The San Francisco Peaks6. Sipapu7. At The Confluence Of The Colorado & Little Colorado8. Cloudhouses (She Sleepwalks Constellations)9. You Are In The Mountains While I Am In Your DreamsIV. Mount Hesperus10. A Sky, The Void Of BirdsDavid Colohan - Appalachian Dulcimer, Harmonium, Nefar & TromboneVicky Langan - Fiddle (10)Mike Gangloff - Fiddle (7)Cara Joyce Gangloff - Harmonium (7)
Four Sacred Mountains on Repose Sound and Noise50 copies. Double cassette, 80 minutes, boxed, with inserts. Available now. £11 plus P&P. Includes lossless digital download.
Second Class (3 day delivery) and packaging in the U.K: £3.00


Airmail Small Packets (4 day delivery) and packaging elsewhere in Europe: £4.00


Airmail Small Packets (5 day delivery) a packaging in the rest of the world: £5.00



Raising Holy Sparks - You Are In The Mountains While I Am In Your Dreams from No Longer Reel on Vimeo.
AWKWARD FORMATS AF2: JOHAN G. WINTHER ‘I HAVE A HEAVEN ENDING AND WEAVING THIN THREADS OF DARKNESS FROM THE LIGHT THAT WAS GIVEN’

In “I Have A Heaven Ending And Weaving Thin Threads Of Darkness From The Light That Was Given” slow sad drones brighten and dim gradually across an hour-long cassette housed in an engraved wooden box containing a printed note and photographs by Henrik Landén. The sounds were created for and during a weekend of concerts in Utrecht in September 2012, made up of various recordings of Johan playing the violin, piano, pump-organ and various e-bowed string instruments. All of it processed through tape echos, delays and various homebuilt boxes, recorded and re-recorded on to cassette-tapes and then used as the basis for improvised live-mixes with live processing and tone-generator jamming.
Reviewed by A Closer Listen and Fluid Radio.
Available now. Price £14. Lossless digital download included.
Postage in the U.K: £2.70

Postage elsewhere in Europe: £3.20

Postage in the rest of the world: £4.50
AWKWARD FORMATS AF1: EDGAR SPRINGS ‘HOEK’
20 lo-fi minutes of saturation, hiss, treated instuments, cassettes and field recordings on 3” cd-r. 25 copies. Photography by Erica Gittins