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ARTIST
TITLE
Wild Tracks
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
EMEGO 099CD EMEGO 099CD
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RELEASE DATE
10/13/2009

The UK's multidisciplinary artist Russell Haswell returns with a complete departure from his real-time computer-generated improvisations Live Salvage 1997-2000 (MEGO 012CD, 2001) and Second Live Salvage, (EMEGO 013LP, 2008). Wild Tracks is a collection of "deliberate recordings" made with other multimedia/film projects in mind. These recordings do not contain any overdubs or compression, and document a wide variety of audio experiences. Taking you to a blowhole in Jamaica, inside an ant colony, to the entrance of a wasp nest in Suffolk, on a helicopter ride in St. Lucia, and two waterfalls in County Durham, and also including the sound of freshly-fallen snow, flies being electrocuted and contributions from various military tactical airlift planes, air defense fighters and attack helicopters. The recordings on Wild Tracks were realized using a variety of techniques, including using hydrophones to record falling snow, recording gamekeepers many fields away with a parabolic dish, as well as using binaural, "near-field" and "direct" recording devices. Editions Mego understands this to be the first commercially-released audio CD to be packaged in a KIDZBOX, containing a full-color A2 poster with photographs and detailed recording notes. Unlike any other release this season. WARNING: extreme dynamic levels. Listeners' experience may change during playback!