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Close To The Edge



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Auricle AMEGD6 5.00 last copies
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duration: 71'50"

1. Invocation Of The Cruel Master 25'52"
All Kinds Of Things We Can See 6'26"
When One Hand Laughs... 8'23"
The Doubling Rite (Part 1) 22'34"
Close To The Edge 8'26"

Combining a rehearsal session and live recordings from the Arthur Brown & Shapeshifter support gig (30/05/03) at The International Arts Centre, and an experimental overdub/multi-tracking session.
Digital recording at Tachyon Studio (tracks 2,3,4: 28 May 2003, with extra
recordings on tracks 2+4: 4 June 2003) and live to cassette at The International
Arts Centre, Garden Street, Leicester (30 May 2003).
Mixed by Alan Freeman at Tachyon Studio (1+8+12 June 2003).
Cover art by Jim Tetlow.

The rehearsal and live recordings featured a special reduced instrumentation version of Endgame: Alan (synth, effects, mixer), Steve (sounds, turntable, loops), Jim (bowed guitar), whereas the overdub session featured: Alan (guitar, guitar synth), Steve (sounds, turntable, loops, synth), Jim (tabla, djembe).

First of a special series (adding up to a unique six disc collection) compiled from three rehearsal sessions, plus extracts and remixes, works in collaboration and choice unreleased material.

CD-R - released 6/2003.
Bandcamp download - released 16/8/2018.

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