Frans de Waard/Howard Stelzer – Gravity @ Half Speed / A Sunburned Grotto
issued as part of the final absurd activities, december 2010
split 7″ from the two maestros. stelzer’s side was composed in the summer of 2010, using all previous “torn tongue” iterations as well as frans’ side of the disc as its source material. frans’ side was composed with source material from stelzer, primarily on analogue four track, between 2008 and 2010
the catalogue # of this record connects absurd to πτώματα κάτω από το κρεββάτι (corpses underneath the bed). from one life to the next one.
‘Gravity @ Half Speed’ composed with source material from Howard Stelzer, primarily on analogue four track somewhere between 2008 and 2010 at geluidwerkplaats Extrapool, Nijmegen. Thanks to Howard & Nicholas.
‘A Sunburned Grotto’ composed Summer 2010, using elements from all previous ‘Torn Tongue’ iterations and Frans’ side of this record as source material. Recorded at Intransitive, Cambridge, MA, on a boat in Gloucester Bay, and in my car.
Comes in a butterfly-shaped printed paper ‘cover’ that does not completely cover the record placed in a plastic bag.
Limited handnumbered edition of 200 copies.