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"Noise surrounds and permeates us, and no one is more responsible than the New Humans from that loudest and noisiest of metropolises: New York. From installation art to ear splitting live concerts, this infernal power trio lead by artist Mika Tajimi eschews no ...
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SEMI011 | SEMISHIGURE

"nine tracks that Hecker composed for works by visual artist Carsten Höller. The double album has got beautiful cover artwork with new images from Carsten's amusement park series." (label info) limited to 500 copies.
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SEMI010 | SEMISHIGURE

"'Best of' is an transcription of several works of art of Saâdane Afif produced in different exhibition spaces all over France. First, the artist commissioned lyrics to Maxime Matray, in connection with every exhibited works of art, while keeping the original titles ...
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SEMIAFIF04 | SEMISHIGURE

"Semishigure is releasing a special series of four EPs of music initiated by the French visual artist Saâdane Afif. Each EP is connected with an Afif exhibition in 2004-2005. He has asked musicians, singers and lyricists to write a piece of music in reaction to one of ...
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SEMIAFIF03 | SEMISHIGURE

"A label specialising on CDs made by contemporary visual artists. The first release is the soundtrack CD for the film Capital by painter and video artist Sarah Morris. Released last year and shown in the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin and the Guggenheim in New York amongst ...
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SEMI001 | SEMISHIGURE

"There once was..the incomparable voice of Maja Ratkje. Fairytales sometimes come true, certainly in the case of this Norwegian composer and voice acrobat - the infernal twists and turns she manages to contort her voice in are breathtaking. With the help of modern ...
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SEMI009 | SEMISHIGURE

"Los Angeles: city of angels, metropolis of temptation. Its image mesmerises many, reaching its apotheosis at the Oscars. A city of narcissistic glory: faces are polished to perfection and polite smiles are exchanged under a blazing sun. Everyone wants to be centre ...
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SEMI008 | SEMISHIGURE

"'Down at the Rock and Roll Club' was an exhibition by Afif in the Lenin Museum within the framework of the Moscow Biennale in 2005. Here, lyrics were commissioned to Tom Morton and then put to music by Marceline Delbecq and Rainier Lericolais." (label info)
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SEMIAFIF02 | SEMISHIGURE

"David Grubbs (Bastro, Gastr Del Sol) has a longstanding history of collaboration and interest in contemporary visual arts. Many of his solo albums, for instance, feature covers by artists such as Doug Aitken, Marcel Broodthaers, Cosima von Bonin, Stephen Prina or ...
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SEMI007 | SEMISHIGURE

"Gerwald Rockenschaub is one of the most wellknown visual artists, currently living in Berlin. Apart from making art he has been deeply involved with music from the start, playing in bands, DJ-ing, organising parties in his former hometown Vienna and occasionally ...
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SEMI005 | SEMISHIGURE

"New CD from German sound artist Christina Kubisch on Semishigure, a similar exploration of sound & silence as the first one, "Diapason" (semi 002). On "Twelve Signals" Kubisch used original miner bells from a German mine to produce an hour long piece of bell tones. ...
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SEMI004 | SEMISHIGURE

"Both of these pieces started with the same sound: a group of small glass light bulbs handled acoustically. These acoustic sounds were then processed electronically and for this cd version put together into two beautiful, delicate and quiet compositions that are ...
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SEMI003 | SEMISHIGURE