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Max Hamel // Sounds of Summer: Field Recordings of Solar Electronics TAPE

Max Hamel // Sounds of Summer: Field Recordings of Solar Electronics TAPE

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Philadelphia collage labelRefulgent Sepulchre is in stock for the first time in Japan.

This work is a new cassette released in 2021 by self-made musical instrument player Max Hamel.Recorded sound source of homemade analog circuit started by solar power generation.All the surrounding environmental sounds are also recorded. Recorded for 30 minutes.Includes DL code and work description booklet.

Edition of 100.

"This tape documents homemade solar powered analog circuits that produce sound with audio amplifiers and motors. Their sounds fluctuate along with the ebbs and flows of sunlight; a natural exploitation of the effects long known to circuit benders as power starving. This natural link informed a Decision to document them through field recordings. An effort was made to treat the circuits not as instruments to be played and mastered, but as an independent environment of sound. Circuits were mic'ed with a Zoom H2 recorder, no line in. The sounds But the suggestion of field recording is not strict or puritanical- my urge to influence was at odds with the desire to allow the sounds. to create themselves- and in both recordings I interfere with the sonic environment in different ways "
-Max Hamel, from the mini-zine insert

Artist: Max Hamel

Label: Refulgent Sepulchre

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Philadelphia collage labelRefulgent Sepulchre is in stock for the first time in Japan.

This work is a new cassette released in 2021 by self-made musical instrument player Max Hamel.Recorded sound source of homemade analog circuit started by solar power generation.All the surrounding environmental sounds are also recorded. Recorded for 30 minutes.Includes DL code and work description booklet.

Edition of 100.

"This tape documents homemade solar powered analog circuits that produce sound with audio amplifiers and motors. Their sounds fluctuate along with the ebbs and flows of sunlight; a natural exploitation of the effects long known to circuit benders as power starving. This natural link informed a Decision to document them through field recordings. An effort was made to treat the circuits not as instruments to be played and mastered, but as an independent environment of sound. Circuits were mic'ed with a Zoom H2 recorder, no line in. The sounds But the suggestion of field recording is not strict or puritanical- my urge to influence was at odds with the desire to allow the sounds. to create themselves- and in both recordings I interfere with the sonic environment in different ways "
-Max Hamel, from the mini-zine insert

Artist: Max Hamel

Label: Refulgent Sepulchre