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T.Kowalski // Elixir TAPE

T.Kowalski // Elixir TAPE

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Dead stock of Polish cult experiment label Alicja works has arrived.

This work is a debut cassette released by T.Kowalski, the label's presidency, in 2019 with a limited number of 50.

Contains 2 sound collage songs.It is out of print.

Labels and other works here /// Click here to see more Alicja releases available at Tobira.

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Pro-dubbed clear tape in smokey brown case, cover image printed on transparency film, insert card with a stamp

Alicja:

" Alicja founder, painter DJ and problem child T. Kowalski presents his first collection of confounding audio objects: Eliksir. The title track, centerpiece and key to the work as a whole, Elixsir is an augmented radio play that is loosely based around Lucier's I' But instead of an intense focus on auditory phenomena, distraction and interruption divert the author's focus inward to their stream of consciousness. Elixir is a meditation (or anti-meditation) on the impossibility of being somewhere because after all, when were you truly present enough to be actually sitting in a room?

The second side continues this rumination on the intrusive thought, collecting a set of live audio rituals that are based around the first track, further removing them from the moment and the now, splintering Elixsir across possible timelines and versions. Recorded in 2016 the tape uses. voice, percussion, synths and flutes through various loopers and processes, recording them live to metal tape ironically preserving each performance unedited, in the moment and as it happened. "

Artist: T.Kowalski

Label: Alicja

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Dead stock of Polish cult experiment label Alicja works has arrived.

This work is a debut cassette released by T.Kowalski, the label's presidency, in 2019 with a limited number of 50.

Contains 2 sound collage songs.It is out of print.

Labels and other works here /// Click here to see more Alicja releases available at Tobira.

------------------------

Pro-dubbed clear tape in smokey brown case, cover image printed on transparency film, insert card with a stamp

Alicja:

" Alicja founder, painter DJ and problem child T. Kowalski presents his first collection of confounding audio objects: Eliksir. The title track, centerpiece and key to the work as a whole, Elixsir is an augmented radio play that is loosely based around Lucier's I' But instead of an intense focus on auditory phenomena, distraction and interruption divert the author's focus inward to their stream of consciousness. Elixir is a meditation (or anti-meditation) on the impossibility of being somewhere because after all, when were you truly present enough to be actually sitting in a room?

The second side continues this rumination on the intrusive thought, collecting a set of live audio rituals that are based around the first track, further removing them from the moment and the now, splintering Elixsir across possible timelines and versions. Recorded in 2016 the tape uses. voice, percussion, synths and flutes through various loopers and processes, recording them live to metal tape ironically preserving each performance unedited, in the moment and as it happened. "

Artist: T.Kowalski

Label: Alicja