‘Fjærland’-sunseastar CD

November 22, 2007

sunseastar cdToday sunseastar release their first record ‘Fjærland’ – the result of a years worth of location recording and intensive audio processing by Andy Wilson and myself. The fruits of this anachronistic endeavor can be can be purchased from Dirter Promotions. More details on the sunseastar website

Excerpt from the sleevenotes

“Crab and I had worked together in his group Bourbonese Qualk before starting sunseastar as a separate project with its own agenda. The idea was inspired by listening to Xenakis and thinking about a physicists’ joke about how uncanny it is that nature can solve differential equations instantaneously. The stochastic processes Xenakis uses to construct his music are all around us anyway. From this thought came the idea of taking a short cut around the hard work Xenakis had to do, and making musique concrete based directly on the sound of chaotic processes – the sound of chains rattling, of rain falling, of a field of sheep sounding their bells together, of the sea crashing on the shore, of insects moving through grass.”

2 Responses to “‘Fjærland’-sunseastar CD”

  1. Andy Wilson said

    from Wikipedia: “An anachronism (from the Greek “ανά,” “against,” and “χρόνος,” “time”) is anything that is temporally incongruous — that is, it appears in a temporal context in which it seems sufficiently out of place as to be peculiar, incomprehensible or impossible… A prochronism, on the other hand, occurs when an item appears in a temporal context in which it could not yet be credibly present (the object had not yet been developed, the verbal expression had not been coined, the philosophy had not yet been formulated, the technology had not yet been created). “

  2. hello said

    i was wondering who those cute boys at the gig were.

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