Alto Stratus: Duin Tha' Whitehouse

(Auricle Archive AMACDR 002) CDR

Alto Stratus - Duin Tha' Whitehouse, artwork by Jim Tetlow from cassette cover by Steve Freeman7.00 + p&p

1. Impressions On The New Electronic Media 17'45"
... inc. Delusion, Lust For War Or Peace, He Holy He, Holy Or Atheist, etc.
2.
A Wounded Nurse On The Freeman's Common 19'30"
... inc: Machine, Metalle I, The Vile Mechanisms Rise, Metalle III,
... Elektroscopische Introversion, etc.
3.
Azazel Eblis (montage) 10'40"
4.
Aurora Australis 16'25"
5.
Aurora Borealis 9'00"

Recorded in Leicester (Autumn 1981-November 1982).
Tracks 1 & 2 taken from Vrije DUIN THA' WHITEHOUSE (Syzygy ZC 60.002).
Track 3 taken from Vrije AZAZEL EBLIS (Syzygy ZC 60.003).
Tracks 4 & 5 taken from (Q.S.O.) PHENOMENAI (Syzygy ZC 60.004).
Compiled & remixed at Tachyon Studio (26 March 2001).

Alan & Steve Freeman: electronics, string thing, motors, metal, turntable, tapes, radio, voice, keys, percussion.
+ Nigel Harris: electronics (1,2).

This release charts the very early pre-Alto Stratus explorations, prior to having any real instruments, and thus is very explorative, sometimes harsh and intensive.