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COLLEY, JOE - Trying to Play Nothing

Format: 7inch
Label & Cat.Number: Meeuw Muzak 053
Release Year: 2021
Note: * A recording of Samuel Becketts Text for Nothing #8 read by Jack McGowan 1958 (used without permission) is burned to a CD-R with 99 index points. A Sony Discman in shuffle mode attempts to play the disc. Electromagnetic signals of struggling CD player mechanics are recorded, edited and collaged into two extracts.* - phrases from the old voice of BECKETT mixed with abrupt and harsh glitch and static NOISE, this is a kind of philosopohic sound art, a genius item !! Last copies
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A recording of Samuel Becketts Text for Nothing #8 read by Jack McGowan 1958 (used without permission) is burned to a CDR with 99 index points. A Sony Discman in shuffle mode attempts struggles to play the disc. Electromagnetic signals of struggling CD player mechanics are recorded, edited and collaged into two pieces.

Joe Colley is a visual artist and composer based in Sacramento, CA. He investigates audio phenomena, using field recordings and electronics. He also records under the name Crawl Unit and he is the founder of the label Povertech Industries.