Posts Tagged ‘sound art’

As promised and on the due date, quite enthusiastic to let you know that the 1st 2021 couple of brand new Unfathomless titles is available for purchase now…as I write this only 8 copies left for the special edition of the Masayuki Imanishi one – good to know perhaps if you still want to grab it…
Also, rather unexpectedly,  I’ve still an handful of copies left (6 exactly) of the previous U67 simon whetham “dry” special edition – it goes with a bonus download exclusive track of about 16 mins !

as for the newies, pls check details + audio-samples by clicking on the images here below
streaming in full on Bandcamp also

U68 Clinton Watkins | Raaswater CD/Digital

Almost 17 years back, and under the moniker of Whitebass, Clinton Watkins carved a remarkable aural “vessel” of impressive, subsonic scope, aptly named “depth of field” for my previous Mystery Sea label…such a long time after, it’s an utter privilege to work with him again…
Clinton has a serious CV, and is the holder of a doctoral degree in Fine Arts. He’s a lecturer at both the Elam School of Fine Arts and the University of Technology in Auckland, and produces audiovisual immersive experiences for galleries and exhibitions…more recently, he has been working as a composer and sound designer for the artist collective FIELD RECORDINGS…most of all, he has been associated with the New Zealand experimental music scene for over 20 years with quite a bunch of published releases on the likes of Circle, 20 City, Claudia, Mystery Sea, CMR, Absurd among others…he also performed all over the world…

Raaswater” is a distillation of many hours of recordings made while participating to the Sonic Mmabolela 2018 residency directed by Francisco Lopez...And regarding immersion, it is indeed a particular rapture, as it succeeds in bringing out the very pulse of Life itself through a non linear rhythm acting as an almost invisible spine to the whole composition framed in 11 parts…

in “Raaswater” the liquid element is a ghost presence, rivers arms are dried up, the environment is arid, though far from dead…wind activates fences, metal clinks, hyenas yelp, white sun bleached bones crush under the soles, insects chatter, an ubiquitous daytime chant, and a nocturnal spellbinding effluence

This is an alignment with the echoing vastnessa venous earth-beatevaporation turned into imprint, a map of signs to help grasp at full extentan intoxicating inescapable lament


order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 170 copies
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

Special ultra ltd edition of 30 copies only packaged in thick kraft recycled cardboard  digisleeve with frame.
It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 square photos on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper Supreme.
Inner sleeve features a strip of paper mentioning edition number, artist’s name + title (none the same as well). More details to follow…

order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition : chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

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U69  Masayuki Imanishi | insects are CD/Digital

It’s been quite a while that I’m taken with Masayuki Imanishi‘s engrossing works. His “Levee” piece on one of the Each Morning of the World compilation curated by Stéphane Marin became the trigger to invite him…More field recordings oriented, this altered revisitation of personal familiar places uncoiled as some enigmatic movie…

Masayuki Imanishi‘s artistic path traces back to more than 10 years with notable releases on Creative Sources, ini.itu, Moving Furniture Records, Hemisphäreの空虚 and more…
His usual array of “tools” consist of paper, radio, tapes, objects, and field recordings…imbued with the japanese concepts of wabi-sabi and mono no aware, his approach is based on emphasizing the small transient subtle sounds of his close surroundings, reintroducing them in sentient reconstructions…For the Unfathomless series, he captured perfectly the spirit of summer permeating his preferred places for wandering, but not only…

On “insects are“, the focus is on the intangible, the elusive, initiating a deep communion with things…
There are rustles on each surface, and there is motion everywhere…circular figures of sound create a pervasive magnetic ambience…we enter a blooming garden of soft gestures, murmursa natural flow above which modulated fragments of playing tape quiver in unison with this universea keen plunge in the underlying

insects areunfurls a wordless tale, oozing the extra-ordinary, capturing all the flickering vibes to put us on a unique path of rediscoverya skilful reprocessing of the Real, and definitely a way within

 

order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 170 copies : chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

Special ultra ltd edition of 30 copies only packaged in black mass–tinted cardboard digisleeve with frame
It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 photos on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper Supreme.
Inner sleeve features a strip of paper mentioning edition number, artist’s name + title (none the same as well). More details to follow…

order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition : chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

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Still afloat here, and striving through thick and thin, and thus again so pleased to be able to introduce you to the 1st 2021 couple of brand new Unfathomless titles

pls check details + audio-samples by clicking on the images here below

U68 Clinton Watkins | Raaswater CD/Digital

Almost 17 years back, and under the moniker of Whitebass, Clinton Watkins carved a remarkable aural “vessel” of impressive, subsonic scope, aptly named “depth of field” for my previous Mystery Sea label…such a long time after, it’s an utter privilege to work with him again…
Clinton has a serious CV, and is the holder of a doctoral degree in Fine Arts. He’s a lecturer at both the Elam School of Fine Arts and the University of Technology in Auckland, and produces audiovisual immersive experiences for galleries and exhibitions…more recently, he has been working as a composer and sound designer for the artist collective FIELD RECORDINGS…most of all, he has been associated with the New Zealand experimental music scene for over 20 years with quite a bunch of published releases on the likes of Circle, 20 City, Claudia, Mystery Sea, CMR, Absurd among others…he also performed all over the world…

Raaswater” is a distillation of many hours of recordings made while participating to the Sonic Mmabolela 2018 residency directed by Francisco Lopez...And regarding immersion, it is indeed a particular rapture, as it succeeds in bringing out the very pulse of Life itself through a non linear rhythm acting as an almost invisible spine to the whole composition framed in 11 parts…

in “Raaswater” the liquid element is a ghost presence, rivers arms are dried up, the environment is arid, though far from dead…wind activates fences, metal clinks, hyenas yelp, white sun bleached bones crush under the soles, insects chatter, an ubiquitous daytime chant, and a nocturnal spellbinding effluence

This is an alignment with the echoing vastnessa venous earth-beatevaporation turned into imprint, a map of signs to help grasp at full extentan intoxicating inescapable lament


pre-order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 170 copies
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

Special ultra ltd edition of 30 copies only packaged in thick kraft recycled cardboard  digisleeve with frame.
It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 square photos on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper Supreme.
Inner sleeve features a strip of paper mentioning edition number, artist’s name + title (none the same as well). More details to follow…

pre-order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition : chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

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U69  Masayuki Imanishi | insects are CD/Digital

It’s been quite a while that I’m taken with Masayuki Imanishi‘s engrossing works. His “Levee” piece on one of the Each Morning of the World compilation curated by Stéphane Marin became the trigger to invite him…More field recordings oriented, this altered revisitation of personal familiar places uncoiled as some enigmatic movie…

Masayuki Imanishi‘s artistic path traces back to more than 10 years with notable releases on Creative Sources, ini.itu, Moving Furniture Records, Hemisphäreの空虚 and more…
His usual array of “tools” consist of paper, radio, tapes, objects, and field recordings…imbued with the japanese concepts of wabi-sabi and mono no aware, his approach is based on emphasizing the small transient subtle sounds of his close surroundings, reintroducing them in sentient reconstructions…For the Unfathomless series, he captured perfectly the spirit of summer permeating his preferred places for wandering, but not only…

On “insects are“, the focus is on the intangible, the elusive, initiating a deep communion with things…
There are rustles on each surface, and there is motion everywhere…circular figures of sound create a pervasive magnetic ambience…we enter a blooming garden of soft gestures, murmursa natural flow above which modulated fragments of playing tape quiver in unison with this universea keen plunge in the underlying

insects areunfurls a wordless tale, oozing the extra-ordinary, capturing all the flickering vibes to put us on a unique path of rediscoverya skilful reprocessing of the Real, and definitely a way within

 

pre-order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 170 copies : chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

Special ultra ltd edition of 30 copies only packaged in black mass–tinted cardboard digisleeve with frame
It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 photos on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper Supreme.
Inner sleeve features a strip of paper mentioning edition number, artist’s name + title (none the same as well). More details to follow…

pre-order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition : chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

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A late report to officially announce the availability of the last couple of Unfathomless titles for 2020, although it straddles 2021 as well since Monday, December 28…
Avoid procrastinating on these, especially for both discounted philip sulidae & simon whetham bundle offers which will expire at the end of this January, or for both U66 (6 copies remaining as I type this) and U67 special editions ltd respectively to 30 & 40 copies only…

pls check details by clicking on the images here below

U66 philip sulidae | Vandemonian Verplaatsing CD/Digital

So enthusiastic to welcome again Philip Sulidae in the Unfathomless catalog. When he’s at the helm, one knows the audio-journey will be multilevelled, rich, and replayable ad infinitum. With several years of practice, his very specific brew of musique concrete tinted field recordings, and vast array of assemblage techniques and recording methods always lead to the advent of complex, riveting sound pieces challenging and enlarging our perceptive threshold
On “Vandemonian Verplaatsing“, he kind of exorcises his recent move from Australia (Sydney), to Tasmania (Hobart) by sketching an intangible map, a ghost psycho-cartography questioning reality through displacement. Layers end up blended, distorted, remodelled to form a new language of strange scriptures and spectral traces. Emerges a quasi tactile landscape abounding in life, faint signals, indecipherable fragments condensing in a beaming mass of energy aural projections…

…”Vandemonian Verplaatsing” could be about making junction between your own fictive spaces and real visited places – a way of sublimating, escaping the grinding daily routine…

Stir the dust, feel the air around, learn from the accidents and this uneven but so fertile ground


order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 170 copies
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

Special ultra ltd edition of 30 copies only packaged in black mass–tinted cardboard digisleeve with frame.
It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 square photos on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper Supreme.
Inner sleeve features a strip of  paper bearing artist’s name, title, edition number.
There will probably be some additional piece of art too (tbc).


order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

BUNDLE at a discounted price January 31 only ! : 2 CDs : U66 + either previous U19 “History of Violence” or U48 “Ramshead” (pls precise which title you want with your order) :

(Belgium) : 23 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 3 €)
(Europe) : 24 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 4 €)
(World) : 25 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 5 €)

full philip sulidae BUNDLE at a discounted price January 31 only ! : 3 CDs : U66 + either U19 “History of Violence” and U48 “Ramshead” :

(Belgium) : 33 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 6 €)
(Europe) : 34 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 8 €)
(World) : 35 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 10 €)

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U67 simon whetham | dry CD/Digital

After close to 10 years since “mall muzak” (U07), and looking how far he has come in sound exploration, we could only secretly hope for Simon Whetham‘s return in the Unfathomless series, and this is the day ! It’d be far too long to expose Simon’s curriculum vitae, or try to give a complete overview of all what he has been involved in so far. Unrepentant traveller in the pre-Covid years, he has honeyed his sound art into contact with the world, ever questioning his own sound practice. Always in love with the raw sound phenomenon itself, he hunts down less apparent sonic features, often examinating them within a site-specific context. More recently, he he has shown a lot of interest in dismantling daily, disused objects, and manipulating their components to extract sonic traces, the aura of sounds itself.
on “dry“, beyond the man/nature confrontational aspects, and environmental implications, Simon invites us to step into the physical properties of water under artificial hydraulic conditions.
At times soft, subdued, then virulent, the experienced flow is highly dynamic, full of transitions, tonal disruptions, coalescing in a sort of semi underground litany of vibrational resonances fed on metallic sighs, matter against matter rubbings…a clearly invigorating trip where the loss of landmarks and disorientation leads to a paradoxical self-consolidation

Following the flux and its delineations becomes rapidly a magnetic occupation of re-centering
From the open to the closed, we adapt our reality, remembering the force of life, feeling stronger…

“dry” pushes you, sets you literally in motion – a revitalizing soundtrack


order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 160 copies
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

Special ultra ltd edition of 40 copies only packaged in thick kraft recycled cardboard digisleeve with frame + 10 packaged in thick pure white cardboard digisleeve with frame.
It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 square photos on Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper Supreme.
Inner sleeve features a strip of  paper bearing artist’s name, title, edition number, and download code for an additional exclusive bonus track of about 16 mins.


order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

BUNDLE at a discounted price January 31 only ! : 2 CDs : U67 + either previous U07 “mall muzak” or U17 David Vélez – Simon Whetham”Yoi” (pls precise which title you want with your order) :

(Belgium) : 23 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 3 €)
(Europe) : 24 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 4 €)
(World) : 25 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 5 €)

full simon whetham BUNDLE at a discounted price January 31 only ! : 3 CDs : U67 + U07 “mall muzak” and U17 David Vélez – Simon Whetham “Yoi” :

(Belgium) : 33 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 6 €)
(Europe) : 34 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 8 €)
(World) : 35 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 10 €)

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Out of the C19 induced numbness and correlated difficulties, utterly pleased to be able to launch the 2nd 2020 new pair of Unfathomless titles

pls check details by clicking on the images here below

U64 nicola di croce | 47AD CD/Digital

 

 

With a particular sensitivity towards urban vistas probed through the sonic prism, and its faculty to boost our level of general awareness, nicola di croce, both architect and sound artist, and with a serious academic pedigree, certainly knows how to make us go underneath the veneer…
In the wake of his quite impressive collaboration with Enrico Coniglio, “Mergariam” on Flaming Pines, he had the excellent initiative of submitting “47AD” to me. Definitely more rural in a way, although still concerned with the intricate interactions between outside and inside, being it the examination of the sound spectrum generated by the fermentation broth within metal tanks of an old vineyard in the region of Treviso.

…”47AD” depicts an enclosed muffled world of its own,
an amniotic drift acting like an access key to the levels of our Unconscious,
along a clearly perspective changing, transforming process

Drips, bubbling, spinning mash evoking some sort of circular ritual,
interacting with the gibberish external half echoed words of passing workers or visitors…
On this substrate, a cluster of sedating, calming tones slowly envelop the listener,
not numbing him, rather exacerbating his acuity…

Like witnessing the emergence  of a brand new microbiotaa strong affecting experience


pre-order your copy via Paypal at usual price
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

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U65  Ludovic Medery | Les pierres sèches CD/Digital

 

 

After his previous acclaimed “eMERgences”, a unusual seaside excursion with many tangents, the versatile Belgian sound artist, Ludovic Medery is back with a gripping “fiction sonore” permeated with the invisible presences oozing from an abandoned factory…As a constant traveling, explorer of sounds, lato sensu, Ludovic is still situated at the boundaries of musique concrète, field recordings, improvisation, and electronic manipulation, paying great attention to the objects and immediate surroundings…

“Les pierres sèches” let the walls speak unique tones, capturing the reflections of past lives…
Everything is contained within the Now…
A train passes like wind, a bell resounds like an alertness signal…

Small gestures build their own stories…short jolting percussive sequences activate metal, assembling seemingly disparate fragments…
The flowing ruptures free unheard of layouts under which things are allowed to breath more, whipping the air, embroidering within the gaps…
Birds sing undisturbed, sticks & child games draw memories, delineating a new living space…

“Les pierres sèches” is an inclusive ceremony that won’t leave you intact…totally inviting…


pre-order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 180 copies
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

Special ultra ltd edition of 20 copies only 10 packaged in black mass–tinted cardboard digisleeve with frame + 10 packaged in thick pure white cardboard digisleeve with frame (pls precise if you want the black or the white edition)
It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 photos (details tbc)
Inner sleeve features a glued fragment of torn paper bearing the catalog reference. (none the same as well)
Digisleeve comes in a resealable cello.


pre-order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

BUNDLE OFFER at a discounted price August 31 only ! : 2 CDs : U65 + previous U45 “eMERgences” :

(Belgium) : 23 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 3 €)
(Europe) : 24 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 4 €)
(World) : 25 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 5 €)

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With her sharp quill, Jennifer Hor for The Sound projector experiences the invasive “self-care”, coming out of it with more questions than answers, sensing the underlying intensity of the whole undertaking

 

 

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In the venerable The Wire, Bill Meyer recounts his dive into Vanessa Rossetto‘s intimate recordings, an auditory trip where fragments of the quotidian and the random are arranged in such a way that it gets all really poignant

 

 

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For The Sound Projector, Nausika/Jennifer Hor perambulates into the recesses of “something veiled” stating the range of its latent potentials once you get absorbed into it

 

 

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For all the absent-minded or the too busy ones, this is the late confirmation that  the first 2020 new couple of Unfathomless titles is now well available since February 11…

pls check details by clicking on the images here below

U62 Vanessa Rossetto | self-care CD/Digital

 

 

Obviously aside, with a very strong personal universe on the edge of sound poetry and radiophonic theater, documenting her own life within various contexts, she carves an intimate audio diary which may as well serve as a mirror for our own yearnings and questioning. Vanessa Rossetto is – simply put – a prime contemporary American composer

…self-care unfolds like a vintage flawed film and is a powerful avant-garde meditation about reflection, and the relation to ourselves…It operates like a domestic ritual…

The few proper truly musical moments make this confession even more intense, and highly reinterpretable – the voice is the guide and also the Carroll-esque rabbit’s hole…

A slow dripping acts like an opening curtain, and triggers the awakening
In the background, obscure appliances purr,
naked voices tear the morning, a conversation starts and stops, the city cries…
Tranquil sounds creep in the day, noises lurk.
It’s windy outside
Traffic serenade, radio snippets, sighs,
all eventually coalesce in punctual grandiose sound elevation
Shuffling bric-à-brac, searching for answers into the rummage,
trying to escape…
A ghost choral lures us in, and then slips away…
It’s time to care about ourselves perhaps…


order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 150 copies
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

Special ultra ltd edition of 50 copies only packaged in black mass–tinted cardboard digisleeve with frame. It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 square photos on Fuji Archive Crystal paper.
Inner sleeve features a glued fragment of torn paper bearing the catalog reference. (none the same as well)
Digisleeve comes in a resealable cello.

! NOT MANY LEFT – HURRY UP if you want to secure that one !

order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition : chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

! Close to be finishing as well !

BUNDLE OFFER at a discounted price till February 29 only ! : 2 CDs : U62 + previous U35 “The way you make me feel” :

(Belgium) : 23 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 3 €)
(Europe) : 24 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 4 €)
(World) : 25 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 5 €)

 

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U63  Thibault Jehanne | Farol CD/Digital

 

 

Seriously impressed by his previous album “Eskifjörður” on French imprint Kaon a few years back, I’ve never ceased to keep an attentive ear on Thibault’s creations…both sound artist and video maker, he’s trying through his practice to isolate fragments of time, and to spark off focused listening…
in a sort of a crossroad between motion and stillness, he seems to have found a singular space where he develops his own narratives that just transcend the moment and take us elsewhere
When I stumbled upon his page exposing his work around the 25th April in bridge in Lisbon, it immediately referred to my own fascination for this piece of architecture as a sound object, and how it inscribed itself in its environment, and kind of animated it…

…“Farol” starts like a distant siren song, a strange breathing inducing a majestic swaying…sighs of a giant steel accordion performing the ceaseless traffic…

mesmerizing staccato…continuous motion as an invitation…at some point, voices emerge, anchoring the aerial…
Water laps against metal, making it whine…

…“Farol” brings you to another shore through its alien roar, making us gaze, inspired, at the possibilities of transformation…


order your copy via Paypal at usual price
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

 

 

 

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After some delays in the schedule, I’m so happy to present you the first 2020 new couple of Unfathomless titles

pls check details by clicking on the images here below

U62 Vanessa Rossetto | self-care CD/Digital

 

 

Obviously aside, with a very strong personal universe on the edge of sound poetry and radiophonic theater, documenting her own life within various contexts, she carves an intimate audio diary which may as well serve as a mirror for our own yearnings and questioning. Vanessa Rossetto is – simply put – a prime contemporary American composer

…self-care unfolds like a vintage flawed film and is a powerful avant-garde meditation about reflection, and the relation to ourselves…It operates like a domestic ritual…

The few proper truly musical moments make this confession even more intense, and highly reinterpretable – the voice is the guide and also the Carroll-esque rabbit’s hole…

A slow dripping acts like an opening curtain, and triggers the awakening
In the background, obscure appliances purr,
naked voices tear the morning, a conversation starts and stops, the city cries…
Tranquil sounds creep in the day, noises lurk.
It’s windy outside
Traffic serenade, radio snippets, sighs,
all eventually coalesce in punctual grandiose sound elevation
Shuffling bric-à-brac, searching for answers into the rummage,
trying to escape…
A ghost choral lures us in, and then slips away…
It’s time to care about ourselves perhaps…


pre-order your copy via Paypal at usual price for the regular edition of 150 copies
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 15 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

Special ultra ltd edition of 50 copies only packaged in black mass–tinted cardboard digisleeve with frame. It holds a set of 2 double-sided art cards with a different artwork from the regular edition on 350gr satin paper.
+ a set of 3 square photos on Fuji Archive Crystal paper.
Inner sleeve features a glued fragment of torn paper bearing the catalog reference. (none the same as well)
Digisleeve comes in a resealable cello.


pre-order your copy via Paypal for the SPECIAL ULTRA LTD edition
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 16 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 17 € (inc.shipping costs)
(World) : 18 € (inc.shipping costs)

 

BUNDLE OFFER at a discounted price till February 29 only ! : 2 CDs : U62 + previous U35 “The way you make me feel” :

(Belgium) : 23 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 3 €)
(Europe) : 24 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 4 €)
(World) : 25 € (inc.shipping costs – SAVE 5 €)

 

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U63  Thibault Jehanne | Farol CD/Digital

 

 

Seriously impressed by his previous album “Eskifjörður” on French imprint Kaon a few years back, I’ve never ceased to keep an attentive ear on Thibault’s creations…both sound artist and video maker, he’s trying through his practice to isolate fragments of time, and to spark off focused listening…
in a sort of a crossroad between motion and stillness, he seems to have found a singular space where he develops his own narratives that just transcend the moment and take us elsewhere
When I stumbled upon his page exposing his work around the 25th April in bridge in Lisbon, it immediately referred to my own fascination for this piece of architecture as a sound object, and how it inscribed itself in its environment, and kind of animated it…

…“Farol” starts like a distant siren song, a strange breathing inducing a majestic swaying…sighs of a giant steel accordion performing the ceaseless traffic…

mesmerizing staccato…continuous motion as an invitation…at some point, voices emerge, anchoring the aerial…
Water laps against metal, making it whine…

…“Farol” brings you to another shore through its alien roar, making us gaze, inspired, at the possibilities of transformation…


pre-order your copy via Paypal at usual price
: chalkdc@unfathomless.net

(Belgium) : 13 € (inc.shipping costs)
(Europe) : 14 € (inc.shipping costs)
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TJ Norris makes his way through the cave meanders,  disclosing why Leo Okagawa‘s “something veiledacts like a revelation

 

 

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