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BASINSKI, WILLIAM

 
"All the windows are open. The sound is spreading all over downtown Brooklyn mixing with the helicopters, sirens, pot smoke and fireworks. It's crunchy, it's distorted. It's Basinski archive circa 1982. The third track some of you may recognize: a shorter version was ...
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20620901 | 2062

"First time ever on vinyl, deluxe 2LP with custom die cut wide spine and interchangeable heavy weight inner sleeves. Recorded in 1982 and eventually released in 2009 on CD via William Basinski's own 2062 label, 92982 has become one of Basinski's most celebrated works. ...
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"Composed way back in 1979, ,A Red Score In Tile" eventually surfaced as a vinyl-only edition in 2003. Made up of piano, this shows Basinski's patented tape-loop technique perfectly and still stands as one of his most affecting pieces of music. If you've heard ...
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2062.1301 | 2062

"Cascade and The Deluge are variations on the latest tape-loop and delay composition from the inimitable William Basinski. In Cascade, a single ancient lilting piano tape loop repeats endlessly carrying one along in its tessellating current. In The Deluge, the same loop ...
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2062_1501 | 2062

"Like his best and most iconic works, the magic of William Basinski's new album, ,Nocturnes", is in the glacial, inevitable decay of something beautiful. Tape loops of prepared piano - composed and recorded more than 30 years ago - reflecting, refracting, and ...
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2062.1201 | TEMPORARY RESIDENCE

"First time on CD reissue after 10 years, originally released in limited edition LP in 1997 on Noton (now Raster-Noton) full length CD with bonus track." (label info)
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2062 0701 | 2062

"Cascade and The Deluge are variations on the latest tape-loop and delay composition from the inimitable William Basinski. Cascade is the CD/Digital variant, and The Deluge is the vinyl LP companion. In Cascade, a single ancient lilting piano tape loop repeats endlessly ...
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2012 remastered version, in tip-on gatefold sleeve
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TRR223CD | TEMPORARY RESIDENCE

2012 remastered version, in tip-on gatefold sleeve
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TRR224CD | TEMPORARY RESIDENCE

"As time passes by, one feels like trapped in quicksand: the more you try to liberate your mind from the echo of memories, the worse you get entangled into that certain 'something' thought to be completely forgotten, but still there in your very 'me'. This image came to ...
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2062 0304 | 2062

2012 remastered version, in tip-on gatefold sleeve
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TRR225CD | TEMPORARY RESIDENCE

"And then, the man remained alone with more doubts than ever before. Music had flown through the years, the tapes definitively gone. IV draws the final line in this groundbreaking 'disintegration' cycle and it does it with a high grade of acute intensity and a totally ...
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2062 0305 | 2062

2012 remastered version, in tip-on gatefold sleeve
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TRR226CD | TEMPORARY RESIDENCE

"Comprised of one 44 minute track, Variation #9 'Pantelleria,' this archival release is one of my all-time favorites of the piano and tape variations from the early eighties. Using a lilting piano melody on a small loop, the requisite magic happened in the recording ...
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2062 0601 | 2062

"Variations: A Movement In Chrome Primitive was created in 1981 using piano tape loops, which were played randomly against themselves creating feedback loops. By 'cloning' small cells of melody and then 'breeding' them randomly, new sounds were formed. These new sounds ...
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2062.1302 | 2062

"...I got back to work and found yet another lunchbox of ancient tape-loops to go through for possible inclusion in the new piece. I came across the main theme and thought...well, this is gorgeous; let's see if we can use this to coax Viv to come out. I went through the ...
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2062 0902 | 2062

Early Basinski works, released on professionally pressed CDs (not CDR's!) for the first time. Minimal packaging in the style of the original release (from 2003). These works have been spoken of in hushed tones for a few years, as they have never been widely available. ...
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2062 0102 | 2062

Volume II. Originally issued as a limited CDR in 2003, now reissued as a fully pressed CD. "A certain flavour of composition puts emphasis more on what could be considered 'hang-time' than 'narrative'. Some pieces don't necessarily have to 'go' anywhere in particular, ...
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2062 0302 | 2062