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SIMON J. KARIS

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What IS the idea? Fervent mediation throughout these lodged increments have yielded purely circumstantial feedback to date. Outcomes of all things are muddied by literally infinite data, coalescence of all things making all citizens smarter and dumber at once. Hatred inward/outward, there is mercy somewhere in both directions, the window for discovery is short and shrinks however. Tangible evidence of what we will never know for sure engulfs everything here from a distance - untouchable and unaccountably governing everything. Everything is shared for better or worse as privacy disintegrates and digital commodification proliferates. Sand is small rocks. Waves are waves. Melody, harmony, sound are as abstractly affecting powers as we can think of - things which are not entirely perceivable through our mathematical or scientific systems; simple and complex at once, beyond feeling, beyond everything. The ultimate in truly abstract expression. 

 
 
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Tracklist

  • Christian Vander 'Earth' (Jaro, 1986)
  • Constance Demby 'Chakoor Bird (live)' (Gandarva, 1984)
  • Harold Budd & Cocteau Twins 'Memory Gongs' (4AD, 1986)
  • Áine O'Dwyer 'The Little Lord Of Misrule' (Fort Evil Fruit, 2012)
  • Charcoal Owls 'Anxious Under Tin' (Night School, 2014)
  • Charlemagne Palestine 'One + Two + Three Fifths in the Rhythms Three * Against Two for Bosendorfer Piano (Part 2)' (Sonnabend Gallery, 1974)
  • Cervere 'Beaten Senseless' (Future Archaic, 2014)
  • Actress x London Contemporary Orchestra 'Momentum' (Ninja Tune, 2018)
  • Jung An Tagen '20:03 HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE?' (Editions Mego, 2018)
  • Tangerine Dream 'Release' (TDI Music, 1997)
  • Terence Hannum 'The Final Myth' (Umor Rex, 2017)
  • Fairuz 'Fayek Walla Nassi' (?, 1961)
  • Svarte Greiner 'Tunnel Of Love' (Type, 2009)
  • Christina Carter 'Words Are Not My Own' (Kranky, 2006)
  • Lisa Lerkenfeldt '289.071' (self released, 2018)
  • Charles Hayward 'Australia' (Ink, 1987)
  • Danny Graham 'Red Moons Anchoring The Sky' (Sinsemilla, 1980 - reissued Xerox Music, 2018)
  • Nina Buchanan 'Untitled' (unreleased, 2016)
  • Trevor 'Sensual Meditation' (Paradise Daily, 2017)
  • Scorn 'Twitcher' (KK, 1997)

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GOOOOOSE

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I was sort of working on some draft of lyrics for my band recently, this is one of them. It's in Chinese and I attached a translation too. 

在空旷原野的复活点获得新生

擦肩而过的瞬间却无法被重新理解

然后消逝在存储阵列中

连旋转的感觉也早已忘记

respawn at a safe checkpoint in an empty plateau 

all the passing grains of time, no chance to be understood

then vanish in a storage raid

the feeling of rotating is long forgotten

Phone picture is my cat, his name is 2dog

My ideal collaborator is probably Andy Stott right now, big fan of his work.

 
 
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Tracklist

  • Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow - The Alien
  • Max Loderbauer, Claudio Puntin, Samuel Rohrer - Talion
  • Thomas Ankersmit - Figueroa Terrace
  • Demdike Stare - Curzon
  • Marcus Schmickler, Julian Rohrhuber - Linear Congruence / Intercalation
  • Surachai - The Weight Of Our Last Breath I
  • Roly Porter - In Flight
  • Novo Line - Unfinished World (Anulios)
  • Broken English Club - Carrion
  • Gooooose - Domino
  • David Tudor - Pulsers
  • Hodge - Sunlight On a Broken Column
  • Parris - Flowering In Threes
  • Caterina Barbieri - This Causes Consciousness To Fracture
  • Russell Haswell - Spring Break (Extended Freestyle Playlist edit)
  • Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury

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SIMONA

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18th February 1979 (181) (55 minutes). Humdrum: Promises - Baby It's You (music video) (E), Sylvester - You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (music video) (E), Leif Garrett - Sheila (music video) (E), Blondie - In The Flesh (music video) (E), Interview with Tom Baker from Dr Who, XTC - Are You Receiving Me (music video), Billy Joel - Big Shot (music video), Kevin Borich Express - No Turning Back.

 
 
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Tracklist

  • Close to My Nebula - System Olympia
  • Honey Lemongina - Palms Trax
  • Renaat Egypte - Betonkust & Palmbomen II
  • Motion - Boy Harsher
  • Whole New World / Pretend World - SOPHIE
  • AS Chaos (feat. Pan Daijing) - Amnesia Scanner
  • Bound/Severed - HIDE
  • Guillotine (feat. Geneva Jacuzzi) - Jorge Elbrecht
  • Gris - Frank (Just Frank)
  • The Poets of Antiquity - SaD