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ARTIST
TITLE
Project Bicycle
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
ACHE 025CD ACHE 025CD
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RELEASE DATE
6/12/2006

"Eleven electronic / electro-acoustic artists from eight countries unify to pay homage to what listeners of BBC Radio 4's You and Yours radio program have voted as the most significant invention since 1800, beating computers, the internet, and even the combustion engine with more then half the total votes. The concept is simple: Give a handful of today's most progressive sound designers only one sample to work with. They are able to manipulate this sample in any way they choose, but their entire song must be composed entirely from the single sound byte. The supplied sample is a stuadio recording of a bicycle, recorded by Jesse Gander at The Hive Studios in Vancouver. This gives equal importance to the materials as well as the method used in Project: Bicycle. This, along with the beautifully written essay on bicycle riding and it's social, environmental, and physical benefits by Green Party Candidate, Sean Orr, offers a deeper concept to the project. With the inevitable threat of peak oil in our not too distant future, it is time we opened the lines of communication to other forms of energy and transportation. Each artist has chosen to tackle the project uniquely, embracing his own particular style. Whether it's the playful, electrifying outbursts of Sun Ok Papi K.O's 'Pizza Boy's Bike'(Belgium) and Aelters' 'Roulé Brouillé' (France), or the smoother approaches of Wobbly's 'Flee You' (USA), and Romanhead's 'Bicycle Work' (UK), the various techniques in composition and style offer an incredibly dynamic listen given Project: Bicycle's strict guidelines." Featuring: Aelters, Jab Mica Och El, Sun Ok Papi K.O., Secret Mommy, DJ Elephant Power, TU M', Romanhead, Uska Niko, Greg Davis, Wobbly, Jason Forrest.