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Los Angeles based label founded in 2000, run by Richard Chartier. Released experimental electronic music / soundart cds by Alva Noto, Frank Bretschneider, Pinkcourtesyphone, Francisco Lopez, NHK, Asmus Tietchens, Steve Roden, Seth Cluett any many others.

 
"These works occupy a position between an expanded notion of composition and a gallery-based art practice. The content of the works presented on this disc produce a slow series of gestures that give the illusion of stillness amidst a texture of continually developing ...
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"The five pieces that comprise A Gradual Accumulation of Ideas Becomes Truth originate from a series of long form studio improvisations that were recorded, forgotten, and later edited over the course of a year. Using a modular synthesizer as the primary sound source, ...
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"Returning to LINE after her critically acclaimed 2012's Valence, France Jobin brings us the four sparse elegant works that comprise Singulum. "Quantum physics inspires me to draw a parallel between the fundamental building blocs of physics, sounds and music. I put ...
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"(...) Wenn alles dich anwidert, wird das Mittagessen zum Fest. Die Lebensmittel ersetzen die Ideen. Vom letzten Bauern bis zum verfeinertsten Intellektuellen ist die Essenszeit die t
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"In installation form, Meta consists of four transducers that are attached to the wall on each corner of a perfectly drawn six foot square. Meta is also a quadraphonic piece, composed to be spatially moving along the four assigned channels. When the listener places ...
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TRIAC - DAYS (CD)

"Triac is a new trio project led by Rossano Polidoro of former duo TU M' whose beautiful 2009 sold out LINE release Monochromes Vol.1 (LINE_040) garnered great acclaim. Days is an album of dazzling yet smooth distant drones that almost hover in the air. The sound of the ...
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"On Sleepwalkers in a Cold Circus Belgian sound artist Koenraad Ecker creates a biotope of musical characters that is sober, delicate, complex and vivid, with a restrained intensity, a "cold fire". The characters discuss, hesitate, fight, pull closer, push back. Through ...
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NHK - PROGRAM (CD)

"Rough stripped-down rhythmic interactions and noise form NHK's distinctive work. Minimal yet jarring, unexpected, and rich, Program is post-post-techno-machine sound. Strictly artificial. Program is NHK's first full album and first release on CD. NHK is a collaborative ...
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"Suite Nuit was originally commissioned for the 2004 Suite In Parochial festival (a project of Singuhr) in Berlin, Germany, and is the first collaboration between Frank Bretschneider and Steve Roden. Suite Nuit was presented as part of a series of site specific ...
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"LINE is proud to present a second recording by American sound artist Seth Cluett, following his beautiful 2011 release Objects of Memory. Forms of Forgetting is a studio construction investigating memory/forgetting and attention/inattention as catalysts for formal ...
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"LINE is pleased to announce its latest edition featuring astoundingly detailed audio/visual works by six internationally recognized artists: Evelina Domnitch + Dmitry Gelfand (RU/US), COH (RU), Paul Prudence (UK), Francisco Lopez (ES), and Asmus Tietchens (DE). The ...
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"Interior Field is a new stereo variation of a multi-channel sound work created from field recordings of a variety of small and large spaces from around the world. This work was originally presented at Civilian Art Projects in Washington, DC in 2012. Through his ...
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"In 2000, LINE began with Series by Richard Chartier, a work described by The Wire as: "it's worth stretching the ears in search of Chartier's sequences of exquisitely sculpted sonic events, as gorgeous detail bodies forth out of the shadows." Since then, this work has ...
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"In 2007, Frank Bretschneider was invited to compose music for the Subharchord, a unique electronic instrument developed during the 1960's at the RFZ, the technical center for radio and television of the East German postal service. Built in a limited edition of eight ...
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"LINE is proud to present a new work by Montreal sound artist France Jobin. Having released under her moniker i8u, Valence is her first release under her own name. Created entirely from transformed field recordings, this collection of three compositions has an elegant ...
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"Inspired by the work of James Tenney, Gy
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"These works occupy a position between an expanded notion of composition and a gallery-based art practice. The content of the works presented on this disc produce a slow series of gestures that give the illusion of stillness amidst a texture of continually developing ...
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"Relocation.Reconstruction is derived from the sound elements of the three installations in Yann Novak's solo exhibition Relocation at Lawrimore Project. By utilizing the altered sounds of the previous works as a point of departure, Relocation.Reconstruction retains ...
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"The sound work Lichtung is the original score for a dance solo by choreographers Antoine Effroy and Anne Rudelbach and performed by Catherine Jodoin. The performance premiered on March 26, 2008 at Kampnagel in Hamburg, Germany. The concept of the dance performance was ...
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"This is the final work in the series of works-encompassing ataraxia, bradycard, trans~, and back forward-using the cymbalon as source material. The process of working with this hammered stringed instrument for this series has been a "discussion" between the instrument ...
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"Line is proud to present Intermission / Six Feuilles by Canadian artist Tomas Phillips. This work was created out of the desire to wed acoustic and digital instrumentation in a particular compositional field, one that allows room for (a)tonal and silent gestures alike. ...
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"LINE is proud to present Live in Los Angeles by the collaborative performance project CHESSMACHINE by Richard Chartier (US) and Ivan Pavlov (aka COH) (RUS). A certain humor shapes the conceptual dialectics of the CHESSMACHINE live experience. Their interplay suggests ...
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VEND - WIEL (CD)

"LINE is proud to present Wiel the first full length from the collaborative project VEND, by Joe Gilmore and Alex Peverett. Wiel is a selection of compositions focusing on a subtle, delicate use of acoustic and synthetic sound in both abstract and linear form. Shorter ...
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