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Frans Zwartjes // Frans Zwartjes 2xLP

Frans Zwartjes // Frans Zwartjes 2xLP

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Experimental film director from Alkmaar, NetherlandsUnreleased material from Frans Zwartjes (1927-2017) has been released on Portuguese cult experimental label Purge.

Includes 6 synth-ambient tracks that he wrote during his lifetime for an unfinished film.

Comes with an 8-page booklet featuring an interview with his lifelong partner Trix Zwartjes.The binding is still wonderful. 180g weight board.It will be released digitally only.

Below is a commentary by the label.

"Frans Zwartjes' studio has remained untouched since his death in 2017. In early 2023, when we returned to the studio, we discovered a trunk of unlabeled 3/4" tape, containingIt contained the completely unheard music of Zwartjes.These works are mostly synthesizer improvisations for unmade or unfinished films, going through his most fertile filmmaking period of the late 1960s and 1970s, and into the early 1980s.Performed and recorded by Zwartjes.Unlike previous releases, these recordings have been transferred directly from the original source tapes, newly mastered, and available as double LPs for the first time.In addition, an interview with TRIX ZWARTJES, a lifelong partner and collaborator of FRANS, is included in the booklet. "

Although not included in this work, we will introduce one of Zwartjes's vast filmography.

Labels and other worksClick here for the guidelines. ///Click here to see more Purge releases available at Tobira. 

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2x12" black vinyl. 

Purge:

"FRANS ZWARTJES' studio remains untouched since his passing in 2017. In early 2023, we returned to the studio and discovered a trunk of unlabelled 3/4 inch tapes, containing completely unheard music by ZWARTJES. either unmade or unfinished, were played and recorded by ZWARTJES between the late 1960s, through his most fertile filmmaking period in the 1970s, and continuing in to the early 1980s. Unlike his previous releases, these recordings have been transferred directly from the original source tapes , newly mastered and available to hear for the first time as a double LP release. A comprehensive new interview with TRIX ZWARTJES, the life-partner and collaborator of FRANS is included in a booklet accompanying every copy of the record."

Artist: Frans Zwartjes

Label: Purge

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Experimental film director from Alkmaar, NetherlandsUnreleased material from Frans Zwartjes (1927-2017) has been released on Portuguese cult experimental label Purge.

Includes 6 synth-ambient tracks that he wrote during his lifetime for an unfinished film.

Comes with an 8-page booklet featuring an interview with his lifelong partner Trix Zwartjes.The binding is still wonderful. 180g weight board.It will be released digitally only.

Below is a commentary by the label.

"Frans Zwartjes' studio has remained untouched since his death in 2017. In early 2023, when we returned to the studio, we discovered a trunk of unlabeled 3/4" tape, containingIt contained the completely unheard music of Zwartjes.These works are mostly synthesizer improvisations for unmade or unfinished films, going through his most fertile filmmaking period of the late 1960s and 1970s, and into the early 1980s.Performed and recorded by Zwartjes.Unlike previous releases, these recordings have been transferred directly from the original source tapes, newly mastered, and available as double LPs for the first time.In addition, an interview with TRIX ZWARTJES, a lifelong partner and collaborator of FRANS, is included in the booklet. "

Although not included in this work, we will introduce one of Zwartjes's vast filmography.

Labels and other worksClick here for the guidelines. ///Click here to see more Purge releases available at Tobira. 

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

2x12" black vinyl. 

Purge:

"FRANS ZWARTJES' studio remains untouched since his passing in 2017. In early 2023, we returned to the studio and discovered a trunk of unlabelled 3/4 inch tapes, containing completely unheard music by ZWARTJES. either unmade or unfinished, were played and recorded by ZWARTJES between the late 1960s, through his most fertile filmmaking period in the 1970s, and continuing in to the early 1980s. Unlike his previous releases, these recordings have been transferred directly from the original source tapes , newly mastered and available to hear for the first time as a double LP release. A comprehensive new interview with TRIX ZWARTJES, the life-partner and collaborator of FRANS is included in a booklet accompanying every copy of the record."

Artist: Frans Zwartjes

Label: Purge