Mark Fell, Laura Cannell, Sandro Mussida, Aby Vulliamy ‎– Focal Music #3, #4, #5a, #5b

The Tapeworm ‎– TTW#89
Cassette, Limited Edition

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Edition of 150 copies.

Focal Music #4: performed with Aby Vulliamy at The Leeds Library (Leeds, 2015) at "Peter Gidal/Mark Fell: Film/Sound" organised by Pavilion and curated by Will Rose. Focal Music #3: performed with Laura Cannell at Baltic 39 (Newcastle, 2015) for "Broken Telephone", an event which formed part of Peter J. Evans’ exhibition "Across Islands, Divides". “Focal Music #5a” and “Focal Music #5b”: recorded with Sandro Mussed at Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (Karlsruhe, 2016) in the Kubus studio. All tracks mastered for this tape at lunchtime by Phil Julian.

Focal Music #3 and #4 were recorded with DPA 4060 microphone string mount, DPA 4060 microphone boundary mount and Zoom H4N portable recorder. Focal Music #5a was recorded with Schoeps MSTC 6 ORTF microphone, Millennia pre-amplifier and RME digital to analogue conversion. Focal Music #5b was recorded with 2 Neumann KM184 microphones in bass/mid configuration, Millennia pre-amplifier and RME digital to analogue conversion. ZKM recording engineer: Anton Kossjanenko. Thank you to: William Rose, Peter J Evans, Marie-Kristin Meier, Jan Hendrickse.

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