90 + minutes of a compilation... ...I suspect revolves around the DIY ideas in the noise genre, which I suppose I should say something about. I think it's a continuum of the very free improv work on the outskirts of jazz / avant gardism / fluxus which will it seems continue to exist as its kind of found an ecological niche within contemporary modernity / post-modernity, a niche similar to a biological one through perhaps in terms of Dawkins' "meme" - though I must admit to not liking the idea which seems self contradictory especially here as I cant see how this music can have the desire to sustain itself anymore than DNA.
The ideological processes that gave the left field avant improv is no longer active, which is proclaimed by the current practitioners, but that perhaps is the whole point - an ironic positing of the no longer theory laden intellectualism of the new wave, more an oily swell of pollution and dead seabirds. Interesting, poignant even and ultimately nice.(jliat)
MORE POLLUTION ON DECK: a cassette version of an album I worked on for nearly 5 years, "333" will be out in march. Mastered by Clayton Counts, it will be a c66 with a double sided 3 panel j card. Edition of 99. Here is a crop from the collage art:
Please feel free to get in touch if you're interested in ordering or carrying this release. Wholesale will be available.
3XC33: $18 ppd everywhere
C93: $6 USA, $9 World