|Performer:||Ex-Easter Island Head|
|Title:||Two Comissions For Cassette Tape|
|Category:||Electronic / Jazz|
|Other format:||VQF VOX MP3 ASF DMF AIFF WMA|
Two Commission for Cassette Tape is Ex-¬Easter Island Head's first release for the Manchester-based Tombed Visions label and their first release ever on the format . Part celebration, mourning and wake, the piece sees Bill's typewriter returned to Antrim ¬ the county of his birth and resting place of his ashes – and incorporated into a deeply personal ritual of sound and remembrance.
The brief was to create Half-erased, deliberately fogged works across lo-fi, spoken word, and the analogue/digital crossover.
Complete your Ex-Easter Island Head collection.
Low Point stalwarts Ex-Easter Island Head’s first excursion onto Manchester-based Tombed Visions is ‘Two Commissions for Cassette Tape’. Two expansive fifteen-minute pieces see the Liverpool ensemble developing their sound even further afield, the unique elements being locative briefs, a focus on loops, the sonic and mechanical qualities of cassette tape, and a faintly discernable elegiac crosscurrent
Two Commissions for Cassette Tape is Ex-Easter Island Head's first collection of commissioned works, in this case two pieces utilising cassette tape as an integral part of the work. A Curfew Tower for Bill Morrison" is the result of the group pared down to a duo, utilising a pair of prepared guitars, percussion and typewriter as well as the acoustic properties of the titular tower to create a piece in memory of playwright, producer and director Bill Morrison (1940-2011). The brief from Mercy director Nathan Jones was to present works which reinvent retro-impulses and personal histories. Half-erased, deliberately fogged works across lo-fi, spoken word, and the analogue/digital crossover.
Ex-Easter Island Head performed recently for Radio 3's 'Exposure' programme; Liverpool; Ex-Easter Island Head, Germanager, Dialect, Exposure - BBC Radio 3. Verity Sharp hosts Exposure in Liverpool at the IWF Substation. Taken from the forthcoming Stereocilia tape 'A Late Spring Never Lies', out soon on Low Point. Footage of Ex-Easter Island Head's performance last night, courtesy of NTS radio; 12,269 Views.
All cassette tapes are supplied with a clean jewel case. Special attributes: None. A significant portion of all tapes is play-tested. This cassette has been fully play tested, this is genuine, using a 3 head or 2 head cassette deck or on a Walkman. The cassette should play ok although the sound quality may vary depending on the system you choose to playback the cassette on. £1. 0.
EX-EASTER ISLAND HEAD Two Commissions For Cassette Tape Tombed Visions Modern Classical, Ambient. Quick View Play all (4). EX-EASTER ISLAND HEAD Mallet Guitars Three Low-Point Modern Classical, Ambient. Quick View Play all (5). EX-EASTER ISLAND HEAD Mallet Guitars Two, Music For Moai Hava Low-Point Modern Classical, Ambient.
Ex-Easter Island Head Two Coins. Ex-Easter Island Head Large Electric Ensemble Second Movement.
|A1||A Curfew Tower for Bill Morrison 1: Antrim||5:59|
|A2||A Curfew Tower for Bill Morrison 2: A Curfew Tower||4:31|
|A3||A Curfew Tower for Bill Morrison 3: Cairn||6:55|
|none||Ex-Easter Island Head||Two Comissions For Cassette Tape (4xFile, FLAC, Album)||Tombed Visions||none||2014|