BC – The Cobbler / Horn Joy

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Private press, edition of 30. 7″ vinyl with die cut sleeve, insert, postcard & 3 vinyl stickers. Includes a unique collage by Barry Cullen (brown papers, various coloured cardstock and hand marbled paper).

(Sleeve – Gmund Matt 23 – 300gsm / Insert – Gmund Bier Lager – 300gsm / Collage – Khadi Handmade Cotton Rag – 320gsm)

<kat no.45> Mastered by Claude Aldous at Aldous Estate Mastering. Lathe Cut by Lathe to the Grave. 45 rpm – 45 years The Cobbler (45 v2_2-100) From the Cobbler Archives 2022 Horn Joy (3) From the Harsh Missed EP 2005 (Unpublished) Happy Birthday & Thank you all so much x

released November 18, 1977

Trond Jervel – Decomposing Transition

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The second tape in the series will be released by Tone Burst on the 28th of November 2022. The cassette will feature a two-minute loop by T. Jervell called “Decomposing transition”

The digital counterpart consists of a twenty-minute snapshot of autumn. Repeating and reflecting the cassette loop, adding parts, removing parts, deconstructing parts. Listening to the decay, as it happens.

The loop tapes have been duplicated by letting each successive tape be a copy of the former, thus being a representation of autumns slow decay. The idea being that audio (in theory) might degrade a small amount, for each duplication. This degradation is furthermore enhanced by the fact that every time the listener hears the loop, the physical tape will get worn, and eventually completely degrade.

The tea provided with the cassette is a Pu-erh tea harvested in 2000. It has been fermented and stored for 20 years in Jinggu, China. It has a distinct earthy taste, with Jujube and liquorice tones.

released October 28, 2022

video by PP aka Chromadots

Raoul Van Herpen – Fire Ring

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Soft crackling, a snap, pop, a sudden roar, ever changing, recognizable yet never the same.

Flames who seem to have a life of its own, dancing to the sound of their passionate burning self.

Every piece is a place to be in, rising and descending, whispers, whistling heat.

Dance around the fire, or just stare at the flames. Take part in the ritual of the “Fire Ring”.

Instead of being beaten by a broken computer, I took that challenge to be creative and do it “the old way”.
All music is recorded in one take, full analog, and mixed on to tape, minor editing and mastering are done partly analog and digital.
The instruments I used for this recording: Ciat-lonbarde DIY instruments, Wurlitzer piano, Arp Axxe synthesizer, Guitar, and tape echo/loops.

raoulvanherpen.bandcamp.com

Toneburst @ New Music Dublin

Happy to share that toneburst have been asked to participate in NARLI AGM as part of the New Music Dublin Festival 2022.

There will be a record fair beginning at 10am. The NARLI AGM/performance will commence at 4pm.

NARLI Record Fair

Date: Sunday 1st May 2022

Time: From 10am

Venue: Foyer, National Concert Hall

Tickets €FREE – Just swing by! 

​An all-day record fair with a wide range of merchandise from participating NARLI labels:

​Diatribe Records
Ergodos
Farpoint Recordings
Forwind
Heresy Records
Improvised Music Company
Raelach Records
Sofia Records
Toneburst

NARLI AGM 2022

Date: Sunday 1st May 2022

Time: 4.00pm 

Venue: John Field Room, National Concert Hall

Tickets €FREE – Just pop in! 

The National Association of Record Labels of Ireland (NARLI) is a nationwide umbrella organisation of independent labels, including Diatribe, Ergodos, Farpoint, Heresy, Raelach, Sofia Records and Tone Burst, with associate members IMC, Crash and Islander.
 
Every year since 2016 NARLI have convened for an AGM (Annual General Music) which is released as the ‘Minutes’ of the meeting. 
 
The NARLI AGM 2022 in the NMD @ NCH will also feature an all-day record fair with representation from all partner labels.

Graham F – Halo

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Halo is a noir patchwork of generative soundmasses. Sonic elements rearrange themselves and unfold according to their own internal logic. Revealed are themes of alienation and anti-idealism.

Included is a DIY PCB of the EMF Pingler, a detector of invisible signals and ghosts. A noise device that picks up on its environment and makes sound when it is passed through electromagnetic fields (EMFs). The PCB itself features beautiful designs that make it a worthwhile trinket for those who may not want to solder.

As with all TB instrument and DIY PCB releases, if the EMF Pingler is used in your music-making please share the results with us. ‘Toneburst wishes to publish sound creations made by other makers.’
www.grahamfranz.com

released April 29, 2022

EMF PINGLER – DIY PCB

Colin Drake – Drone & Drama

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Select studies and guided improvisations focusing on the Drone & Drama software instrument, custom built for Monome Norns.

Colin Drake – code, Norns, fuzz, contact mic, MIDI controller.

dnd code available here: github.com/cfdrake/dnd

Thanks to Barry Joseph Cullen for D&D project and prompts.

released February 26, 2022