the opening of the field

by brandon labelle + steve roden

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1.
the path 11:21
2.
the gate 04:19
3.
the pasture 04:09
4.
the tree 17:59
5.
the bridge 03:53
6.
the voice 07:30

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digital narcis, japan (DNCD 008)
2000


"The Opening of the Field presents a series of live studio improvisations that move quietly through the intimate surfaces of objects to the fragmented landscapes of field recordings. In this movement, from textured scrapings to electronic manipulations, the distinctness of objects and the processes of recordings clouds over to create a highly detailed sonic flow. The spaces of sounds and their origin are transposed onto an imaginary space where listening leads to many openings."

2-5 live improvisations
1 & 6 tape collaborations
all: august 1999

tracks:
the path
the gate
the pasture
the tree
the bridge
the voice

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released January 1, 1999

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steve roden Pasadena, California

steve roden is a visual & sound artist from los angeles,
who pioneered the lowercase style of music; where quiet, usually unheard, sounds are amplified to form complex and rich soundscapes.

his work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, film/video, sound installation, text and performance.
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