Peter Sotos ‎– Buyer's Market

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AWB Recording ‎– AWB 016
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1 Children 17:52
2 McMartin 9:03
3 Trash 11:24
4 Bundy 10:04
5 Victims 13:23

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slizew

slizew

September 1, 2018
this needs a vinyl pressing
not because its good
not because it needs a good quality
just to make it more cursed and just to piss people off
djseansv

djseansv

February 26, 2016
edited over 2 years ago
Peter Sotos must have spent so much time researching and piecing this together in the early 90's. No where near the capability of finding the source material like we can today, right from a computer.
fokkerTISM

fokkerTISM

December 3, 2013
Listen to the last minute of "Children". That's all I'm gonna say about this album.
Fishbasket

Fishbasket

August 9, 2011
edited over 6 years ago

If you know Peter Sotos through his work in Whitehouse post-"Quality Time," you already know just what to expect. But for those of you who think Whitehouse is that one English lady who loves morals and hates gay people (no doubt you came here because of his writings), I'll give you a little primer:
Sotos does not make music. He does not play instruments. He has a sampler, yes, but he is not the of the cutter-upper sort that shows up so often in such labels as Seeland and Illegal Arts.
What Sotos makes is documentaries. Carefully-assembled documentations, sourced from news stations everywhere, committed to memory and disseminated to all who will listen. This is not the sound of shattered lives and broken souls. This IS those lives and souls, presented plainly, in a manner devoid of demonization, romanticization, or art. The side of the world we like to keep secret, the aspects of humanity we like to deny is presented here plainly and undeniably. No bells and whistles, no rampant optimism or pessimist bent, no opinion at all.
If you came here to listen to music, then this will come off as nothing more than cheap shock. Peter's works are little more than chained-together bits of news broadcasts, interviews, testimonials, and many things such as that, placed to fit a certain theme and stitched together in order. But if you came for a story, boy, does Peter have them--disturbing tales, depressing tales, tales of atrocities and the people they hit, each one a sordid exposée of the human mechanism's fallibility.
Whether you like it or not, the world is not always good.
And whether you like it or not, Peter Sotos has proof.