These 7 CD At close quarters


Various artists recorded at These Records shop, London

Steve Beresford, Casio keyboards & low grade electronics; John Butcher, tenor saxophone: The same elephant [dedicated to Nancy Banks-Smith] (08.04); recorded 14 March 1992.

Charles Hayward, laptop keyboards, voice: Hilly field (02.16), Risque verglas (16.40), Unearthing fossil fuels (01.19); recorded 5 January 1991.

Barbed (Alex Burrow and Alex McKechnie): Calling Dick Tracey (04.24);,recorded 28 March 1992.

David Toop, amplified flutes, processing, tape loop; Max Eastley amplified arc, processing, live sampling: Normal entrance, abnormanl exit (18.01); recorded 15 February 1992.

Nicholas Collins, trombone propelled electronics; Peter Cusack, electric bazouki: Baby it's you (06.28); recorded 31 March 1990.

Morphogenesis [Roger Sutherland, percussion; Adam Bohman, prepared strings & found objects; Clive Graham, springboard; Andy Cordery, clarinet; Ron Briefel, vocals, electronics]: Escape from the unseen cracks (17.05); recorded 21 December 1991.

Cover design (reproduced above) by Andrew Jacques; circle and arrow drawings by Alex Burrow.


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