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Los Angeles based label founded in 2000, run by Richard Chartier. Released experimental electronic music / soundart cds by Alva Noto, Frank Bretschneider, Pinkcourtesyphone, Francisco Lopez, NHK, Asmus Tietchens, Steve Roden, Seth Cluett any many others.

 
out on 10.06. "Derek Piotr's Drono is, as its name suggests, a drone album. It emphasizes the form and durational composition of drone through unquantized, glitching samples and near-absence of rhythm. Yet this is a drone album preoccupied with mutability: the ...
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"The five pieces that comprise A Gradual Accumulation of Ideas Becomes Truth originate from a series of long form studio improvisations that were recorded, forgotten, and later edited over the course of a year. Using a modular synthesizer as the primary sound source, ...
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"Returning to LINE after her critically acclaimed 2012's Valence, France Jobin brings us the four sparse elegant works that comprise Singulum. "Quantum physics inspires me to draw a parallel between the fundamental building blocs of physics, sounds and music. I put ...
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"LINE is proud to present the latest work by Berlin based artist Frank Bretschneider. Renowned for his mastery of rhythmic elements throughout his discography, Bretschneider has set this palette aside for an unexpected and unsettling exploration into sensorial space. ...
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"(...) Wenn alles dich anwidert, wird das Mittagessen zum Fest. Die Lebensmittel ersetzen die Ideen. Vom letzten Bauern bis zum verfeinertsten Intellektuellen ist die Essenszeit die tägliche Liturgie der seelischen Leere. Die Umwandlung eines unmittelbaren ...
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"In installation form, Meta consists of four transducers that are attached to the wall on each corner of a perfectly drawn six foot square. Meta is also a quadraphonic piece, composed to be spatially moving along the four assigned channels. When the listener places ...
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TRIAC - DAYS (CD)

"Triac is a new trio project led by Rossano Polidoro of former duo TU M' whose beautiful 2009 sold out LINE release Monochromes Vol.1 (LINE_040) garnered great acclaim. Days is an album of dazzling yet smooth distant drones that almost hover in the air. The sound of the ...
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"On Sleepwalkers in a Cold Circus Belgian sound artist Koenraad Ecker creates a biotope of musical characters that is sober, delicate, complex and vivid, with a restrained intensity, a "cold fire". The characters discuss, hesitate, fight, pull closer, push back. Through ...
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NHK - PROGRAM (CD)

"Rough stripped-down rhythmic interactions and noise form NHK's distinctive work. Minimal yet jarring, unexpected, and rich, Program is post-post-techno-machine sound. Strictly artificial. Program is NHK's first full album and first release on CD. NHK is a collaborative ...
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"Suite Nuit was originally commissioned for the 2004 Suite In Parochial festival (a project of Singuhr) in Berlin, Germany, and is the first collaboration between Frank Bretschneider and Steve Roden. Suite Nuit was presented as part of a series of site specific ...
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"LINE is proud to present a second recording by American sound artist Seth Cluett, following his beautiful 2011 release Objects of Memory. Forms of Forgetting is a studio construction investigating memory/forgetting and attention/inattention as catalysts for formal ...
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"Pinkcourtesyphone returns with Description of Problem, its 4th full length and most vital, disconcerting collection to date. If its debut, 2012's Foley Folly Folio, sounded less like an echo chamber than a shattered hall of mirrors, and this year's A Ravishment of ...
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"Francisco López is an artist who has continued to challenge listeners with the fringes of acoustic perception over his 30+ year career. LINE is very happy to finally be releasing works with an artist who has so significantly influenced our notions of listening. ...
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"frequencies is an ongoing process focusing on basic sound generation systems. For this edition, frequencies (a / fragments) the system consists of a series of custom made devices in which computer-controlled solenoids activate a variety of tuning forks. The resulting ...
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"LINE is pleased to announce its latest edition featuring astoundingly detailed audio/visual works by six internationally recognized artists: Evelina Domnitch + Dmitry Gelfand (RU/US), COH (RU), Paul Prudence (UK), Francisco Lopez (ES), and Asmus Tietchens (DE). The ...
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"Interior Field is a new stereo variation of a multi-channel sound work created from field recordings of a variety of small and large spaces from around the world. This work was originally presented at Civilian Art Projects in Washington, DC in 2012. Through his ...
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"LINE is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the second highly anticipated collaboration from renowned composer William Basinski and sound artist Richard Chartier. Aurora Liminalis is a rich and nebulous soundtrack, the aural equivalent of undulating trails of ...
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"In 2000, LINE began with Series by Richard Chartier, a work described by The Wire as: "it's worth stretching the ears in search of Chartier's sequences of exquisitely sculpted sonic events, as gorgeous detail bodies forth out of the shadows." Since then, this work has ...
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"The acoustic architecture of Robert Curgenven and Richard Chartier forms a delineation of space built through dismantling the constitution of internal and external. Beyond dividing space, creating a façade or habitable zone, the perceptibility of the surface is turned ...
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"After 2011's quickly sold-out edition Remain, Stephan Mathieu returns to LINE with a majestic new collaborative live work with Argentine artist Caro Mikalef. Radioland (Panorámica) is originally audiovisual piece commissioned by Wili Peloche and Martín Borini for ...
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"LINE is proud to present a new work by Montreal sound artist France Jobin. Having released under her moniker i8u, Valence is her first release under her own name. Created entirely from transformed field recordings, this collection of three compositions has an elegant ...
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"Proximities was recorded in 2010 during my time as the artist-in-residence at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas. I began by recording a performance of a series of tones played on an old battery powered Paia Oz, that were determined by the letters A-G as found in a ...
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"Soirée is the result of extended recycling. Beginning from the investigation of: what will happen if I recycle (not remix) some of my older compositions and then recycle the recyclings and then recycle the recycled recyclings? ad infinitum? Quite quickly the initial ...
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