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Oleksandr Demianenko // In Memory Of ... TAPE

Oleksandr Demianenko // In Memory Of ... TAPE

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Ukrainian ambient writer Oleksandr Demianenko released this cassette in July 2022 under the double name of American experimental label enmossed and Psychic Liberation.

Russian folk singer who also appeared in Andrei Tarkovsky's masterpiece "Nostalgia"This work is dedicated to Olga Fedoseevna Sergeeva. DL code included.It is out of print.

Below is a commentary by the label.

Recorded before Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 Oleksandr Demianenko"In Memory Of" is a cassette for considering the importance of protecting art, culture, and roots when they are about to be extinguished by war. Published in 1983 Andrei TarkovskyA folk singer who appears in the director's work "Nostalgia"Olga Fedoseevna SergeevaThis work is dedicated to the memories of (1922-2002). Demianenko immerses Sergeeva's singing voice, excerpted from a field recording recorded in her village, into the synthesizer and pedal layers.As a result, she bridges the world of traditional folk music and modern ambient. SergeevaYou can have an auditory experience that evokes the spirit of the past from the past to the turbulent modern times. DemianenkoThe fact that he used only the first recording further enhances the living presence already embedded in this impressive music.

at the same time,"In Memory Of" has a very personal side to him. "When I was a kid, I spent a lot of time in my hometown. I often heard folk songs sung by my grandmother and her friends." For me, this music is a kid in my home village in the Ukrainian forest. It's also a memory of the times and youth. "So, this song certainly creates the solemn atmosphere mentioned above, but at the same time it is gentle and idyllic, with hometown. DemianenkoIt also reminds me of my love for Ukraine.

Labels and other workshere /// Click here to see more Enmossed releases available at Tobira.

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Edition of 125. Includes DL code.

Enmossed:

"Though recorded before the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February of 2022, Oleksandr Demianenko's 𝐼𝑛 𝑀𝑒𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑦 𝑂𝑓 ... cassette very much serves as a meditation on the importance of preserving art, culture and roots at a time when war Dedicated to the memory of the late Olga Fedoseevna Sergeeva (1922-2002), a folk artist whose voice is featured in legendary director Andrei Tarkovsky's 1983 film 𝑁𝑜𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑔ℎ𝑖 𝑙 𝑔ℎ𝑖 𝑎, Demianenko --in layers of synthesizers and pedals. The result is an invocational auditory experience that, bridging the worlds of traditional folk music and modern ambient, coaxes Sergeeva's spirit out of the past and into our tumultuous present. The fact that Demianenko used first-takes exclusively. only intensifies the living presence already embedded in this striking music.

At the same time, 𝐼𝑛 𝑀𝑒𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑦 𝑂𝑓 ... contains deeply personal dimensions for Demianenko. “As a child, I spent a lot of time in my homeland. I often heard the folk singing of my grandmother and her friends,” he says “To me, [this music] is also a fond memory of my childhood and adolescence in my native village in the forests of Ukraine.” So while the pieces certainly exude the Such somberness, they're also gently pastoral and heartening reminders of a homeland and Demianenko's love for Ukraine.

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In addition to composing music, Oleksandr Demianenko --current residing in Tbilisi, Georgia --is a prolific photographer and painter. To date, he has recorded for a handful of labels, including his own Giraffe Tapes imprint. As for those who may wish to research the legacy of Sergeeva more deeply, her beautifully mesmerizing folk songs are collected on a string of albums and anthologies, many of them dating back to the '70s.'

Artist: Oleksandr Demianenko

Label: Enmossed x Psychic Liberation

Ukrainian ambient writer Oleksandr Demianenko released this cassette in July 2022 under the double name of American experimental label enmossed and Psychic Liberation.

Russian folk singer who also appeared in Andrei Tarkovsky's masterpiece "Nostalgia"This work is dedicated to Olga Fedoseevna Sergeeva. DL code included.It is out of print.

Below is a commentary by the label.

Recorded before Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 Oleksandr Demianenko"In Memory Of" is a cassette for considering the importance of protecting art, culture, and roots when they are about to be extinguished by war. Published in 1983 Andrei TarkovskyA folk singer who appears in the director's work "Nostalgia"Olga Fedoseevna SergeevaThis work is dedicated to the memories of (1922-2002). Demianenko immerses Sergeeva's singing voice, excerpted from a field recording recorded in her village, into the synthesizer and pedal layers.As a result, she bridges the world of traditional folk music and modern ambient. SergeevaYou can have an auditory experience that evokes the spirit of the past from the past to the turbulent modern times. DemianenkoThe fact that he used only the first recording further enhances the living presence already embedded in this impressive music.

at the same time,"In Memory Of" has a very personal side to him. "When I was a kid, I spent a lot of time in my hometown. I often heard folk songs sung by my grandmother and her friends." For me, this music is a kid in my home village in the Ukrainian forest. It's also a memory of the times and youth. "So, this song certainly creates the solemn atmosphere mentioned above, but at the same time it is gentle and idyllic, with hometown. DemianenkoIt also reminds me of my love for Ukraine.

Labels and other workshere /// Click here to see more Enmossed releases available at Tobira.

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

Edition of 125. Includes DL code.

Enmossed:

"Though recorded before the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February of 2022, Oleksandr Demianenko's 𝐼𝑛 𝑀𝑒𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑦 𝑂𝑓 ... cassette very much serves as a meditation on the importance of preserving art, culture and roots at a time when war Dedicated to the memory of the late Olga Fedoseevna Sergeeva (1922-2002), a folk artist whose voice is featured in legendary director Andrei Tarkovsky's 1983 film 𝑁𝑜𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑔ℎ𝑖 𝑙 𝑔ℎ𝑖 𝑎, Demianenko --in layers of synthesizers and pedals. The result is an invocational auditory experience that, bridging the worlds of traditional folk music and modern ambient, coaxes Sergeeva's spirit out of the past and into our tumultuous present. The fact that Demianenko used first-takes exclusively. only intensifies the living presence already embedded in this striking music.

At the same time, 𝐼𝑛 𝑀𝑒𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑦 𝑂𝑓 ... contains deeply personal dimensions for Demianenko. “As a child, I spent a lot of time in my homeland. I often heard the folk singing of my grandmother and her friends,” he says “To me, [this music] is also a fond memory of my childhood and adolescence in my native village in the forests of Ukraine.” So while the pieces certainly exude the Such somberness, they're also gently pastoral and heartening reminders of a homeland and Demianenko's love for Ukraine.

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In addition to composing music, Oleksandr Demianenko --current residing in Tbilisi, Georgia --is a prolific photographer and painter. To date, he has recorded for a handful of labels, including his own Giraffe Tapes imprint. As for those who may wish to research the legacy of Sergeeva more deeply, her beautifully mesmerizing folk songs are collected on a string of albums and anthologies, many of them dating back to the '70s.'

Artist: Oleksandr Demianenko

Label: Enmossed x Psychic Liberation