"Kubisch has to date realized more than 90 electrical walks around the world. One sound source that has shown to be particularly worthwhile, and surprisingly varied throughout different countries, is public transportation. "Zenger Station" thus focuses on the electromagnetic sound qualities of trams, buses and related infrastructure. Side A is taken by the "Zenger Station" suite of three single pieces, composed from recordings Kubisch made in Prague in 2021 and 2022 and titled after the transformer station of the same name. The Zenger station now hosts the Kunsthalle Praha but comprises a still active underground substation for trams where the electrical fields were strong enough to cause damage to her recording device. Side B has a piece from 2021 called "A bus meets a tram meets a trolley" including tram, electric bus and trolley bus recordings from Rome, Bangkok and Bratislava, respectively. Christina Kubisch writes about this piece: "I tried to translate the feeling that I get when traveling with my custom-made electromagnetic headphones in different cities while listening to the electromagnetic waves: there is no special destination to reach, the soundscape changes all the time, and something unexpected may occur at any moment."" (label info) Edition of 300 with full-color sleeve and 4-sided insert with photos, liner notes and an extensive interview with Christina Kubisch by Christoph Cox.
in stock | DE| 2024| EDITION TELEMARK | 20.90

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