Alto Stratus: Dark Star

(Auricle Archive AMACDR 005) CDR

Alto Stratus - Dark Star, artwork by Jim Tetlow7.00 + p&p

1. Aspects Of Urban Decay 5'07"
2.
Tomorrow 14'29"
3.
Echo (introduction) 5'54"
4.
Fragments From Liquid Sky 25'20"
... 1. In Camera 2'00", 2. Blues 0'58", 3. Nightplay 2'13", 4. Jump 2'45",
... 5. Alien Sky 6'31", 6. Message 4'50", 7. Liquid Earth 6'06"
5.
Pôle 16'00"
6.
A Cat In Kew Gardens 6'53"

Recorded at Dark Star & Tachyon Studios (1983-1984).
Taken from URBAN DECAY (Dark Star ds101), TALES FROM TOMORROW
(Dark Star ds102), ÉPATANT! (Dark Star ds103), LIQUID SKY (Dark Star ds101),
LIVE (Dark Star ds110), & 1984: THE END OF ALL SONGS (Dark Star dsc13).
Compiled & remixed at Tachyon Studio (February-March 2001).

Alan & Steve Freeman: synths, keys, guitars, collage, effects, loops, electronics, harmonica, voice.

A mopping-up of choice moments released on cassette from the early days of Alto Stratus 1983-1984, exploring collage, echo layering, and an increasing instrumentation of synthesizers, keyboards and guitar.