Julian Simmons (2) ‎– TOWER

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Tracklist

1 Radar Love 12:49
2 Bell Ringer Heart Twang 9:02
3 Rip Swell Rip 13:01
4 Twitcher 4:44
5 Hydrophone 5:08
6 Fog Situation 10:12
7 Collision Metal Acid 7:05

Notes

Recorded December 2011 - February 2012.
Limited edition CDR 2012, NUMBERSTREAM0.
Remastered & digitally released 2018, TOWER, (described here).

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Recorded in a c.1800 Napoleonic military Martello tower, 10 metres from the North Sea. Improvised responses while observing winter sea states, storms, aerial atmospherics, shipping lanes and fog horns.

Tracks 1 - 6 / acoustic instruments into PURE DATA - live microphone signal-processing with real-time overplay layering.
Track 7 / PURE DATA only.

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/ 1970’s Kimbara model no.76 guitar made in Japan for FCN-London.
/ D tin whistle, Generation.
/ Gale-force wind & rain recording.

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Diffused in ANAHUACALLI, Museo Diego Rivera, Coyoacán, Mexico City, for the exhibition TITTIPUSSIDAD, Sarah Lucas, April-July 2012 ; Soundtrack to the documentary film 'About Sarah' by Elisa Miller ; Soundtrack to the film REALIDAD by Julian Simmons.

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“I thought the fucking door was open … I’ve probably listened to it too much”, Russell Haswell.

“LaMonte Young in Japan”, Angus Cook.

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Currently available through Bandcamp : http://juliansimmons.bandcamp.com/album/tower

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