Rafael Toral ‎– Space

Taiga Records ‎– TAIGA 1
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Part I 13:32
B Part Il 24:46
C Part Ill 19:45
D Space Study 1.3 (Live)
Computer [Glove-controlled Computer Sinewaves], Electronics [Amplified Coil Spring] – Rafael ToralCrotales, Tamborim, Claves [Japanese Clave] – César Burago

Companies, etc.


  • Design [Graphic Design]Helder Luís
  • Electronics [Modified MS2 Pocket Amplifier Feedback With Light Controlled Filter, Theremin-controlled White Noise Generator], Percussion [Amplified Coil Spring Percussion], Computer [Gloves And Theremin-controlled Computer Sinewaves], Effects [Delayed Feedback Empty Circuit With Joystick-controlled Filter Modulation, Pure And Filtered Sawtooth Oscillator Pulses, Random Pulse Width Modulation Oscillator], Bass [Joystick-controlled Sawtooth Pulse Bass Resonance]Rafael Toral (tracks: A to C)
  • Liner NotesRafael Toral
  • Photography ByDaniel Malhão
  • Producer [Produced By]Rafael Toral
  • Trombone [Alto]Fala Mariam (tracks: A to C)
  • Trumpet [Pocket]Sei Miguel (tracks: A to C)
  • Typography [Typeface]Mário Feliciano


Limited edition of 500 copies. Direct Metal Mastering 200g virgin vinyl. Packaged in a glossy gatefold jacket with spot metallic printing. Includes an exclusive bonus track.

Licensed from Staubgold, originally released as Staubgold 69 CD.
© 2006 Rafael Toral
℗ 2007 TAIGA records
Mfg. Czech Republic

Recorded during 2004 and 2005 at Noise Precision Studio and live at Galeria zdb, Lisboa; Théatre de l'Usine, Genève; Odum, Chicago; Auditório Municipal, Guarda; Tonic, NYC (courtesy of Barry Weisblat); Point Éphémère, Paris. Brass section recorded at Nascer do Som Studio and at the pipe workshop, Lisboa.

"Space Study 1.3" (previously unreleased) was recorded live at Netwerk, Aalst (Belgium) on February 2, 2007 as part of "Garden : Space : Beyond", a collaboration with the Sei Miguel Quartet.

Mixed and mastered at Noise Precision, Portugal.
Graphic design at notype (www.notype.pt).
Typeface: Stella, ©FTF 2000-2006.
Photography: Pó #7 (lambda print 125 x 250 cm), courtesy of the artist.

Many thanks to everyone directly or remotely involved. Recommended further listening: Sei Miguel, The Tone Gardens.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (As printed): 8 79198 00126 3
  • Barcode (String): 879198001263
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): TAIGA 1 / SIDE A / 33RPM 73442E1/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): TAIGA 1 / SIDE B / 33RPM 73442E2/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, stamped): TAIGA 1 / SIDE C / 33RPM 73442E3/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, stamped): TAIGA 1 / SIDE D / 33RPM 73442E4/A

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
STAUBGOLD 69 Rafael Toral Space(CD, Album, Ltd) Staubgold STAUBGOLD 69 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
STAUBGOLD 69 Rafael Toral Space(CD, Album, Promo) Staubgold STAUBGOLD 69 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
STAUBGOLD 69 Rafael Toral Space(CD, Album, RE) Staubgold STAUBGOLD 69 Germany 2006 Sell This Version