William Basinski & Janek Schaefer -  . . . on reflection

William Basinski & Janek Schaefer - . . . on reflection

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This item is scheduled to be released on 21st October 2022.

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A new five-song collaboration that has been eight years in the making. Absolutely stunning.

Description

Time and duration are core themes in the work of both William Basinski and Janek Schaefer, and this long-distance collaboration took a suitably long gestation of eight years from start to finish. In that time, our collective perception of time has at times become disorienting. “ . . . on reflection ” remodels that instability as an exquisite work of art – one that is unmoored by time or space.

+ Indie LPs are pressed on metallic silver vinyl. 

Limitation breeds creativity, revealed as an expression of minimalism and close focus. Deploying a delicate piano passage from their collective archive, Basinski and Schaefer weave and reweave in numerous ways, forging an iridescent flurry of flickering melodies. The sounds of various birds heard from late night windows on tour can occasionally be heard throughout, ricocheting off mirrored facades, reflecting on themselves as they continually reshape their own environments with song.

“ . . . on reflection” looks backwards, a bustling revelry of positive emotions heard through the ageing mirrors of memory. It is a celebratory meditation where sound shimmers through time like the light of the sea’s waves glistening as it folds and unfolds upon itself. Created 2014-2022 between L.A. & London. Mixed at Narnia, Walton-on-Thames.

For Harold Budd.

CDs are shipping now. 

Tracklisting

1. . . . on reflection (one)
2. . . . on reflection (two)
3. . . . on reflection (three)
4. . . . on reflection (four)
5. . . . on reflection (five)

Artist: William Basinski & Janek Schaefer
Label: Temporary Residence Ltd
Catalogue: TRR372LPC1
Barcode: 0656605337241
Format: LP or CD
Release Date: 21st October 2022

This product is a pre order and is scheduled to be released 21st October 2022.

This product is available on preorder with a limited discounted price.

                               

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When is this released?

William Basinski & Janek Schaefer - . . . on reflection is available for preorder now and has a scheduled release date of 21st October 2022. In the event of any delays to this date, we will try to keep this page updated, specifically in the 'release updates' tab. Sadly, we are seeing a lot of date changes in 2022 so please bear with us.

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What is the discount?

William Basinski & Janek Schaefer - . . . on reflection is listed at a special discounted pre order price (usually between 10-15 percent) that will revert to full price during the week of release.

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