Press Pieces

If you could record fog it would probably sound like the opening to Waugh´s “Self Pity”. But his planktonian particles proceed to become agitated, gather force, pick up a viola and molest it. As it rolls on, its momentum catches up and swallows it whole. But beautifully. A distant, booming bell tower chime is muted by fog on “Lost, Found and Buried in a Tree” by Petals, caught in a web of creepily capillaring radio static. A music box gets caught in the wheels of a bike as it travels over wet cobblestones. The air buzzes but keeps a still upper lip as the radio begins to zero in on its station. Curiously stately. – Avant Music News

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Finest quality aural cartography of the neurotic mindscape and a cracking object to boot. Double 3″ CD-r is truly the format of champions and to mount it in a 7″ single sleeve is magical. All should be rushing to acquire one of these, or, if it proves no longer available, gratefully accepting a free download in consolation – Radio Free Midwich

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Waugh´s own 5 Alarm Systems / Songs About Choir Boys, a complementary set of five “hard prosody” poems and a twenty-one minute sound collage disc that judders from domestic bliss to distressed Subcontinentalia, all stuffed into a standard, single pocket wallet folder.

The poetry – “vindicated on plain old english soil, ha ha” – is angry and funny, really enjoyable, but to be frank, this weirdo sound and improv lies outside the present reviewer´s comfort zone. However, Emblems of Cosmic Disorder is obviously a source that should attract the attention of true friends of (un)related things. – Avant Music News

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Unit Karl MV Waugh mystery of working in three who have programmers, doctors, industrial designers, etc. improvisation musician, the title variety. Split cassette is like coming out of a place called Sunk Series in the past, but this is the first time a single name. Hypnotic improvisation deep sounds great in Ritual strangely that was mainly not look like the Chocolate Monk of the recent (?) Sustained tone. – Art Into Life (translated from Japanese by a computer)

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Guitar improvisations, noise drones and crude collage work from this A Band member and one half of The Zero Map: vocal ecstasies ala a more digitally-correct Skaters through sustained tone works and sudden wormholes of vamping drone hysteria. – Volcanic Tongue

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Slowly unraveling guitar improvisations, exploratory collages and noise drone panels sure to tweak the inner nipple of hedonists whose innocent pleasure centers around luxuriating in a cloud haze. Send a thank-you card to this UK improvisor, noise-maker, soundscapist, doctor of mathematics and computer programmer who is half of droners The Zero Map and industrialist Binnsclagg, and also performs regularly with the modern day incarnation of The A Band. – Tedium House

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