LUIGI ARCHETTI/BO WIGET: Low Tide Digitals III (Rune Grammofon)

themilkman on Aug 21st 2009 12:35 am

Luigi Archetti/Bo Wiget: Low Tide Digitals III

Low Tide Digitals III
Rune Grammofon 2009
14 Tracks. 68mins18secs

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For the third time in eight years, guitarist Luigi Archetti and cellist Bo Wiget have joined forces for the time of an album, continuing their sonic explorations at the confines of modern classical, experimental jazz and minimal electronic, following Low Tide Digitals I and II, published in 2001 and 2005 respectively, already on Rune Grammofon. Continue Reading »

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VARIOUS ARTISTS: Money Will Ruin Everything: Second Edition (Rune Grammofon)

themilkman on Apr 16th 2009 12:25 am

Various Artists: Money Will Ruin Everything: The Second Edition

Money Will Ruin Everything: The Second Edition
Rune Grammofon 2009
25 Tracks. 152mins42secs

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‘It’s hard work to sell Rune CD outside of a small group of freaks’. To celebrate its first five years of activity, Norwegian label Rune Grammofon issued Money Will Ruin Everything, a beautiful limited collection documenting the label’s first few years spent charting the outer reaches of the music industry, spread over two CDs and presented with a book designed by Kim Hiorthøy. Fast forward five years and a few months, and it is time for label owner Rune Kristoffersen to look back once again and take stock of one of the most eclectic and forward-thinking catalogue around. And once again, Kim Hiorthøy, who is still single-handedly responsible for the visual identity of the label, including its occasional advertising, has designed a beautiful artefact, which collects not only the two CDs of this second edition of Money Will Ruin Everything, introduced by Geoff Travis and Robert Fricke, but also essays by Wire collaborator Rob Young and design consultant Adrian Shaughnessy, photographs and artwork reproductions. Continue Reading »

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