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SOME TRUTHS

BLISS ABYSS Vinyl Record

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$32.98
SOME TRUTHS BLISS ABYSS Vinyl Record

SOME TRUTHS

BLISS ABYSS Vinyl Record

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Following his 2014 releases as Bass Clef for PAN and Alter, London-based musician Ralph Cumbers presents Bliss Abyss, a double-LP of new material under his Some Truths alter ego. Bringing together strands of house, techno, fractured rhythm, and anthemic modular synthesis, the album demonstrates Cumbers' vision as one of experimental music's most singular voices. As he adeptly distills strands of the familiar and abstract into a series of tonal and percussive collages, Cumbers effortlessly navigates the balance between stark, functional electronics and playful, psychedelic humor, molding contorted, evolving structures and tense shards of rhythm into oscillating synthetics and expansive dubbed-out comas. Bliss Abyss highlights Cumbers' position as an artist embedded in the lineage of British pioneering synthesis, while filtering these technological and esoteric histories through a razor-sharp dancefloor sensibility and a defiant ear for intricate construction and dynamics. At the center of the production process for Bliss Abyss is the rhythmic vista opened up by a Eurorack modular system and a repaired Roland TR606 drum machine. Using this combination, Cumbers recorded onto 25 tapes and then repeatedly recorded over them, creating imperfect palimpsests as sound leaked through from layers of previous recordings. This sits as the percussive bedrock for an exploration of acoustic modeling, and the uncanny potential for synthesis to both mimic and depart from the real.

Track List
[Disc 1]
  1. A Place For Nothing And Nothing In It's Place
  2. Forefor
[Disc 2]
  1. This Love Will Make You Levitate
  2. Golden Rose The Colour Of A Dream I Had
[Disc 3]
  1. I Brought You Back Treasures From The Void
  2. Werner In Iquitos
[Disc 4]
  1. Old Highs New Lows
  2. Comedowncomeround


Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

Packaging
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.
SOME TRUTHS BLISS ABYSS Vinyl Record

SOME TRUTHS

BLISS ABYSS Vinyl Record

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$39.49
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Delivery:
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United States - Arrives in 3-6 business days after shipment
This item is on backorder and is estimated to ship in up to 8 weeks.
Guarantee: Backed by the Merchbar Guarantee.
Easy returns, great customer service and 100% authentic merch. Learn more.

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