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Andrew Pekler // Khao Sok Extension CD+DVD

Andrew Pekler // Khao Sok Extension CD+DVD

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Experimental musician Andrew Pekler from Berlin, Germany will be in Tokyo in February 2023.CD + DVD released by Zappak.Below is a commentary by the label.

In 2016, Berlin-based Andrew Pekler traveled to Thailand's Khao Sok National Park to collect environmental sounds and film the flora and fauna within the park.Some of it was used in the production and live presentation of the work [Tristes Tropiques] released on Faitiche in 2016.Two years later, Pekler went through further processing, editing and mixing to create the hour-long audio-visual production "Khao Sok Extension."
The monochrome scenery of tree branches, leaves, flowers, grass, vines, and bamboo gradually changes with multiple exposures and color inversions, and its speed and tone transform the forest under the influence of psychedelic substances. as if wandering.Natural sounds such as insects, bird calls, wind and water are processed and layered in ways reminiscent of electronic textures, sequences and effects, but no instruments are used in the production. It consists only of materials field-recorded in the park.Evoking an immersive and eerie ambience, images and sounds blur the perceptual boundaries between the natural and the artificial.

This DVD uses the PAL format, and can only be played on PCs or compatible players outside the supported regions (including Japan).

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DVD: Video footage and field recordings captured in and around Khao Sok National Park, Thailand, January 2016. Processed, edited and mixed in Berlin, September 2018 / November 2022. Running time 60:00

CD: Field recordings captured in and around Khao Sok National Park, Thailand, January 2016. Processed, edited and mixed in Berlin, September 2018 / October 2022. Running time: 54:46

NOTE: DVD is in PAL format. Outside the region where PAL is supported, this can be viewed on a PC or a compatible player.

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Text via the label:

"In 2016, Berlin-based artist Andrew Pekler traveled to Thailand and visited Khao Sok National Park where he gathered field recordings and recorded video footage of the park's flora and fauna. album “Tristes Tropiques”, released on the Faitiche label in 2016. Two years later, Pekler further processed, edited and mixed the materials to create the one-hour long audio-visual piece “Khao Sok Extension”.

A monochrome landscape of branches, leaves, flowers, grass, vines and bamboo shifts slowly through multiple exposures and inversions of color tones. The speed and tone are as if wandering through a forest under the influence of psychedelic substances. bird calls, wind and water are processed and layered in ways that evoke electronic textures, sequences and effects. However, no instruments were employed in the production, Pekler's field recordings from Khao Sok are the only sounds used. between the "natural" and "artificial" while evoking an ambience that is both immersive and deeply uncanny." 

Artist: Andrew Pekler

Label : Zappak

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Experimental musician Andrew Pekler from Berlin, Germany will be in Tokyo in February 2023.CD + DVD released by Zappak.Below is a commentary by the label.

In 2016, Berlin-based Andrew Pekler traveled to Thailand's Khao Sok National Park to collect environmental sounds and film the flora and fauna within the park.Some of it was used in the production and live presentation of the work [Tristes Tropiques] released on Faitiche in 2016.Two years later, Pekler went through further processing, editing and mixing to create the hour-long audio-visual production "Khao Sok Extension."
The monochrome scenery of tree branches, leaves, flowers, grass, vines, and bamboo gradually changes with multiple exposures and color inversions, and its speed and tone transform the forest under the influence of psychedelic substances. as if wandering.Natural sounds such as insects, bird calls, wind and water are processed and layered in ways reminiscent of electronic textures, sequences and effects, but no instruments are used in the production. It consists only of materials field-recorded in the park.Evoking an immersive and eerie ambience, images and sounds blur the perceptual boundaries between the natural and the artificial.

This DVD uses the PAL format, and can only be played on PCs or compatible players outside the supported regions (including Japan).

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DVD: Video footage and field recordings captured in and around Khao Sok National Park, Thailand, January 2016. Processed, edited and mixed in Berlin, September 2018 / November 2022. Running time 60:00

CD: Field recordings captured in and around Khao Sok National Park, Thailand, January 2016. Processed, edited and mixed in Berlin, September 2018 / October 2022. Running time: 54:46

NOTE: DVD is in PAL format. Outside the region where PAL is supported, this can be viewed on a PC or a compatible player.

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Text via the label:

"In 2016, Berlin-based artist Andrew Pekler traveled to Thailand and visited Khao Sok National Park where he gathered field recordings and recorded video footage of the park's flora and fauna. album “Tristes Tropiques”, released on the Faitiche label in 2016. Two years later, Pekler further processed, edited and mixed the materials to create the one-hour long audio-visual piece “Khao Sok Extension”.

A monochrome landscape of branches, leaves, flowers, grass, vines and bamboo shifts slowly through multiple exposures and inversions of color tones. The speed and tone are as if wandering through a forest under the influence of psychedelic substances. bird calls, wind and water are processed and layered in ways that evoke electronic textures, sequences and effects. However, no instruments were employed in the production, Pekler's field recordings from Khao Sok are the only sounds used. between the "natural" and "artificial" while evoking an ambience that is both immersive and deeply uncanny." 

Artist: Andrew Pekler

Label : Zappak