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Discography...
1.
SF.1 - Xenophile (MN 011) © 1983 deleted
2.
Scorpio - Conduct Unbecoming (ZC 60.014) © 1983 deleted
3.
Scorpio - Vox Populi (ZC 60.016) © 1983 deleted
4.
Scorpio - Tredje (DS211) © 1/84 deleted
5.
Scorpio - Vox Populi, # 2 (DS213) © 1984 deleted
6.
Scorpio - Cataclysm (DS214) © 1984 deleted
7. Scorpio (AMACDR 007) 69'49" compiled from releases 1-4
8.
Cataclysm (AMCDR 005) 63'25" above cassette + bonus
9.
Conundrum (AMCDR 010) 68'20"

Steve Freeman history, see also: Alto Stratus, Endgame, Shapeshifter, etc.

Scorpio (Auricle Archive AMACDR 007) CDR

Steve Freeman - Scorpio, artwork by Jim Tetlow7.00 + p&p

XENOPHILE 1 2'09"
NECRONOMICUS (excerpt) 8'16"
XENOPHILIAC 0'44"
STRANGE VISIONS INSIDE A CELLAR 16'13"
XENOPHILE 2 2'04"
MECHANICAL BENT 2'00"
KRIEGSMASCHINE - TEIL 1 (excerpt) 7'19"
KRIEGSMASCHINE - TEIL 2 8'34"
FESTERING STRANGER IN TRANSIT (excerpt) 10'45"
SEARCH IN CONFUSION 11'36"

Recorded at MN Studio (January-April 1983).
Taken from SF.1 XENOPHILE (Musiques Nouvelles MN 011),
Scorpio: VOX POPULI! (Syzygy ZC 60.016), CONDUCT UNBECOMING
(Syzygy ZC 60.014) & TREDJE (Dark Star DS 211).
Track 6 from MULTUM IN PARVO (Musiques Nouvelles SPCMN 001) sampler.
Compilation & digital transfer at Tachyon Studio (21-30 April 2001).

Steve Freeman: turntable, loops, tapes, sounds, electronics, effects, voice, synth.

Cataclysm + bonus (Auricle AMCDR 005) CDR

Steve Freeman - Cataclysm, original cassette art by Steve Freeman, adapted by Alan Freeman7.00 + p&p

GIANTS RAGE AT ENTERING STRANGERS ANGER 16'27"
CATACLYSM
PRELUDE 5'50"
MUSHROOM 17'40"
NUCLEAR WINTER 23'16"

Track 1 recorded In Leicester (1983), taken from CONDUCT UNBECOMING (Syzygy ZC 60.014), reconstructed at Tachyon Studio (13 April 2001).
Tracks 2-4 recorded at Dark Star Studio (19-24 September 1984), reissue of CATACLYSM (Dark Star DS 214).
Digital transfer at Tachyon Studio (16+29 April 2001).
Thanks to Alan Freeman for technical assistance.

Steve Freeman: synths, keys, tapes, sounds, electronics, percussion, voice, guitar.

Conundrum (Auricle AMCDR 010) CDR

Steve Freeman - Conundrum, cover photo by Alan Freeman, artwork by Steve Freeman7.00 + p&p

A CRYPTIC CLUE (PART ONE) 11'00"
OPEN YOUR EYES 7'00"
CONUNDRUM 1 (THE STRANGERS RETREAT) 5'24"
ORGANISM 8'44"
I DO, I WANT TO TELL YOU! 13'20"
VIRTUALLY SCRAMBLED BRAIN MASS 9'46"
CONUNDRUM 2 (EXIT) 3'46"
FREE YOUR MIND 9'14"

Composed, produced & engineered by Steve Freeman.
Recorded at Tachyon Studio (13 April-13 August 2001).
Digital transfer & post-production at Tachyon Studio (13 August 2001).
Thanks to Alan Freeman for technical assistance.

Steve Freeman: found sounds, loops, processing, voice, guitar, Yamaha CS5, Octave Cat, Korg MS20, turntable, percussion, "Sound Recorder" constructions.
+ Alan Freeman: additional processing (on track 5).

not your typical Scorpio, born in 1956.

Besides working in Alto Stratus (& ZBB), Steve also made a number of cassette albums in the mid-1980's, largely exploring weird electroacoustic and industrial musics. Steve's focus was often conceptual, and he attacked his subject matter with zeal. The "SCORPIO" anthology has lots of buzzing electronics, crashing percussives and weird collage. Steve is also particularly fond of the post apocalyptic genre of sci-fi, and the finest of his solo sonic fables was "CATACLYSM" a bleak concept work, based on the apocalyptic TV drama "Threads" and sonically relates to the spooky realms of Throbbing Gristle or The Residents' "Eskimo".

Steve is currently in Endgame, in which he has developed a whole new style of sonic exploration, which resulted in his 2001 solo "CONUNDRUM" a unique mixture of adventurous recycled/systemic electroacoustic creations, often using techniques in the realms of Steve Reich's "Come Out" phasing experiments, but done in an altogether weirder/dense fashion, and further on to Faustian tonalities, with nods to Nurse With Wound, Organum, and such-like. The resultant concoction is unique, and totally defines Steve's role in 2001 Alto Stratus and Endgame recordings.

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