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Khôra // Gestures of Perception 2xLP

Khôra // Gestures of Perception 2xLP

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This is a two-disc record released by Khôra, a strange beats writer and instrument maker from Toronto, Canada, on the Canadian leftfield dance label Marionette in April 2024.

Contains 14 psychedelic indigenous strange beats songs using various percussion instruments and self-made instruments. It is a 180g weight disc. DL code included.

Labels and other worksplease use this form. ///Click here TOSEE MORE MARIONETTE RELEASES AVAILABLE AT TOBIRA. 

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2 x 12" black 180gram vinyl. Includes DL code.

tracklist:

1. Golden Femur 05:22
2. Flux and Hieroglyph 07:09
3. Rigpa 04:42
4. Hermetic Salt 06:25
5. Ligature Of Mineral 05:02
6. Chod 03:08
7. In Petrified Light 05:18
8. Pneumatic Magic 05:01
9. Zep Tepi 06:07
10. Sign Of Origin 04:30
11. Echemythia 04:52
12. Liberation Through Hearing 04:18
13. The Empty Room 05:26
14. Axis Mundi 04:24 

Text by Marionette:

Khôra is the medium Matthew Ramolo uses to delve deeply into initiatory world-building by way of sound, image, and lyrical prose. Figuring wholly realized art-myths which distill and rouse the numinous while provoking the visceral and cathartic, Khôra intricately collages studio documents of ritualized instrumental performances, introducing overdubs by transient, heteronymic personae which dismantle stable points of reference in the music and open uncommon planes of consciousness.

"Gestures of Perception" is Khôra's first double album with a supporting artbook and features a fascinating array of sources subjected to patterned assembly, poetic layering, and the elevations of the heart. Deft handling of modular synthesis is palpably central, while feedback, erhu, keys, flute, contact electronics, guitar, field sounds, and various percussion objects (rattle and frame drums, seed pod sticks, random metal objects, meditation bowls, kalimbas, bells) all serve to provide breathing structures and energetic contours that guide and scaffold inner and outer journeys into the far-near. Prominent across the record's span is a home-built, solenoid drum machine, responsible for the alive and askew techno-archaic flows and conceived as the album's "rhythm seed". The music on Gestures is teeming with organic and alien textures, soaring drones, inter-dimensional noises, and emotionally resonant melodies; balanced on the fringes of exotica and meditative trance, with capacities that untether the listener from the ballast of limited reality.

Operating hermetically in the penumbra of Toronto's cultural scene for well over a decade, Khôra has been invested in self-publishing handcrafted editions of spiritually driven recordings which led to the LP/CD reissue of inaugural album "Silent Your Body Is Endless" by Constellation. Khôra has toured primarily in North America and Europe both solo and in collaboration with Picastro, Nick Kuepfer (Hrsta,1/4 Tonne), and Brandon Valdivia (Mas Aya, Lido Pimienta), generated over a hundred hours of unreleased, bewildering drone through "durational performance with experimental outfit Nidus (Marc Couroux, Jason Doell), composed for live dance and independent film, been commissioned by MaerzMusik, and seeded and co-run the now defunct music and art venue Ratio in Toronto."

Artist: Khora

Label: Marionette

Catalog No. Marionette24

This is a two-disc record released by Khôra, a strange beats writer and instrument maker from Toronto, Canada, on the Canadian leftfield dance label Marionette in April 2024.

Contains 14 psychedelic indigenous strange beats songs using various percussion instruments and self-made instruments. It is a 180g weight disc. DL code included.

Labels and other worksplease use this form. ///Click here TOSEE MORE MARIONETTE RELEASES AVAILABLE AT TOBIRA. 

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2 x 12" black 180gram vinyl. Includes DL code.

tracklist:

1. Golden Femur 05:22
2. Flux and Hieroglyph 07:09
3. Rigpa 04:42
4. Hermetic Salt 06:25
5. Ligature Of Mineral 05:02
6. Chod 03:08
7. In Petrified Light 05:18
8. Pneumatic Magic 05:01
9. Zep Tepi 06:07
10. Sign Of Origin 04:30
11. Echemythia 04:52
12. Liberation Through Hearing 04:18
13. The Empty Room 05:26
14. Axis Mundi 04:24 

Text by Marionette:

Khôra is the medium Matthew Ramolo uses to delve deeply into initiatory world-building by way of sound, image, and lyrical prose. Figuring wholly realized art-myths which distill and rouse the numinous while provoking the visceral and cathartic, Khôra intricately collages studio documents of ritualized instrumental performances, introducing overdubs by transient, heteronymic personae which dismantle stable points of reference in the music and open uncommon planes of consciousness.

"Gestures of Perception" is Khôra's first double album with a supporting artbook and features a fascinating array of sources subjected to patterned assembly, poetic layering, and the elevations of the heart. Deft handling of modular synthesis is palpably central, while feedback, erhu, keys, flute, contact electronics, guitar, field sounds, and various percussion objects (rattle and frame drums, seed pod sticks, random metal objects, meditation bowls, kalimbas, bells) all serve to provide breathing structures and energetic contours that guide and scaffold inner and outer journeys into the far-near. Prominent across the record's span is a home-built, solenoid drum machine, responsible for the alive and askew techno-archaic flows and conceived as the album's "rhythm seed". The music on Gestures is teeming with organic and alien textures, soaring drones, inter-dimensional noises, and emotionally resonant melodies; balanced on the fringes of exotica and meditative trance, with capacities that untether the listener from the ballast of limited reality.

Operating hermetically in the penumbra of Toronto's cultural scene for well over a decade, Khôra has been invested in self-publishing handcrafted editions of spiritually driven recordings which led to the LP/CD reissue of inaugural album "Silent Your Body Is Endless" by Constellation. Khôra has toured primarily in North America and Europe both solo and in collaboration with Picastro, Nick Kuepfer (Hrsta,1/4 Tonne), and Brandon Valdivia (Mas Aya, Lido Pimienta), generated over a hundred hours of unreleased, bewildering drone through "durational performance with experimental outfit Nidus (Marc Couroux, Jason Doell), composed for live dance and independent film, been commissioned by MaerzMusik, and seeded and co-run the now defunct music and art venue Ratio in Toronto."

Artist: Khora

Label: Marionette

Catalog No. Marionette24