Dark Star DS201 CDR 56'07" CD-R £5.00 + p&p
Op 73, Part 1 27'10"
2. Op 73, Part 2 28'55"
produced and engineered by Vrije (A&S Freeman, aka Alto Stratus).
Recorded at Nekrosis Studio, Leicester (Winter 1983-1984).
Another strange concept opus in the manner of
"Gravamina For Uxoricide" with all sorts of influences, a lot of
Throbbing Gristle and Konstruktivits especially, sci-fi and horror stuff (for
a while we taped every good movie on TV to resource as sound material).
Elements as diverse as Dome, Hawkwind, Cluster, Heldon, and much more can be
heard, and a lot that was our own different/unique way of doing things.
Amazing what you can do with limited instrumentation when you put your mind
to it (basically a synthesizer and Casio keyboard, plus home made gadgets,
tapes and voice). It's one of the first thematic multi-part works
(constructed as a lot of separate pieces then later cut and mixed together)
that we did that was quite successful. It's quite an intense listen, and very
much of its era.
Originally a cassette (various editions) - quantity unknown -
First CDR edition - released ?/?/2010.
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