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The Sound of Defekt Skulls and Intense Cranium Contact
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CD

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UR 006CD UR 006CD
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RELEASE DATE
5/14/2007

...Feedbacking Gothenburg and Chicago. "The Skull Defekts, represented by Henrik Rylander and Joachim Nordwall, were invited in late September 2006 by the Chicago non-profit organization Lampo to make their U.S. debut. With them they brought recorded sounds from their home on the Swedish west coast, Gothenburg. A city breathing culture, it is also Sweden's most important export harbor. While spending close to a week in Chicago, Rylander and Nordwall carefully prepared a piece to be presented on the Lampo event on September 30th. The duo recorded more sounds, searched for the Skull sound of Chicago, and found inspiration from the city itself and the people they met. They traveled with ten mixing desks and Nordwall's custom Drone Machine, ready to complete the project with sharp psychedelic & analog noise treatments. They also investigated the CM von Hausswolff 'There Are No Crows Flying Around The Hancock Building' thesis. A crow was found below the building, it did not seem to be able to fly. The Skull Defekts recorded it while it was playing and testing its wings in a nearby park. When the Skulls left, the crow was still on the ground."