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Other Mixes By g.a.b. l@bs

CD | Electronic - Ambient
CD | World
CD | Electronic - Ambient
CD | Electronic - Ambient
CD | Electronic - Ambient

surface noise

Side A
Artist Song Buy
steve roach  moon & star  buy on itunes
thermal  embers  buy on itunes
brian eno  a different kind of blue  buy on itunes
dialux rouge  zircon  buy on itunes
seofon & mark van hoen  shrine  buy on itunes
autechre  viscous poise  buy on itunes
kim cascone  superfield  buy on itunes
monolake  lantau  buy on itunes
john cale  stainless steel  buy on itunes
Side B
ArtistSongBuy
trent reznor  quake.1.0  buy on itunes
plastikman  ekko  buy on itunes
jonathan hughes  viscous space  buy on itunes
sketch  zargasso  buy on itunes
a produce  inscape  buy on itunes
eM (Michael Bentley)  reflective  buy on itunes
ellen fullman  harmonic cross sweep  buy on itunes
high skies  staars  buy on itunes
chemical brothers  the state we're in  buy on itunes

Comment:

...configuring individual ambient, micro-sound, & glitch-loop endeavors from eM, a Produce, Thermal, Autechre, Sketch, Brian Eno, Trent Reznor, (an unreleased Quake track), Monolake, et al., tracks build off one another until the combined synergy completes a graceful arc-like sweep on the final 'B' side offering. Absolute ear candy! [Credits: teapin, for the John Cale track; Michael Bentley, (of the Foundry, www.foundrysite.com ), for project inspiration]. ~ :-p
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Feedback:

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Junior D 1
Date: 4/10/2002
Looks nice. cool art too. Check out Merck Records for more of this. Also, the Clicks+Cuts comps, Basic Channel Recordings, Force Inc. and other robotic love stories.
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Mari
Date: 4/11/2002
Gene, thanks-great cassette-very moody. I sent that article as a pdf, quite a coincidence. bye! : )
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Joe.C
Date: 4/11/2002
looks good, guess you got the link to work. intersting page. let me know when you need more graphics. no problem.
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teapin
Date: 4/11/2002
wow, this looks really really tasty. that opening roach/thermal/eno gambit looks killer. i'd be remiss if i didn't get nerdy and say that the cale track is "stainless steel gamelan." yoo doo tres bon.
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Lakespeed
Date: 4/12/2002
wow, this looks excellent. great mix.
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Michael Bentley
Date: 4/12/2002
Thanks very much for the kind words Gene, I appreciate the feedback!
I'm glad you liked the linkages. Even though the Interpolations are
short (they actually started out much longer, but detracted from the
impact of the episodes in longer form), it took quite a while to get
them worked out and functioning smoothly.

Thanks again for taking the time to drop me a note, it definitely
made my morning!

All the best...

Michael<br

out now... 360¦ -> http://www.foundrysite.com/360
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Muzag
Date: 9/17/2002
I asked Gene for two mixes he was proud of (a trick I learnt from Curtis, who did it to me on our first trade) and I got this and zer:0-sQuared.
What you get with a g.a.b labs production is a close listening experience; this is music you can wear (as it seems Gene often does) to augment your environment. If people choose to wear various tints of shades to alter their visual world, why shouldn't they also be aloud allowed to augment their aural world ? This taps in to that same zen ethos of listening that leads to John Cage's 4'33" - But is is it music ? Who cares, if it sounds good, wear it!

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