After the tremendous success and euphoria of the now now Festival we finally present our review of 2006 (congratulations to all the organisers and especially Clare Cooper and Clayton Thomas) in music and the arts and of course our obligatory list of obituaries, those we farewell but will never forget. Between the music tracks from CDs I have most enjoyed bringing you this year I will intersperse highlights in DVD and book releases, films, performances and exhibitions and our list of obituaries. I will play the CD’s approximately in the order in which I played them this year.
CD Title, Artist, Label, Track/Title
Flux Compendium, Robin Fox/, Editions Mego, 4/$2.50 Anthony Pateras
Aube,Sordide sentimentale , 1/Raid In
Anthology Of Noise and Electronic Music, volume 4 John Waterman, Sub Rosa ,CD2/7/still warm Part One
Dataplex,Ryoji Ikeda,Raster Noton,20/data adaplex
Extermination,Objekt 4,2/No.1 Processing Tower
Life without Fear,Ekkhard Ehlers,Staubgold,7/Misorodzi Part Two
Avon Calling (CD2),Social Security,Cherry Red,choc ice
Music in the Margin –var/Konstantin Raudive, Sub
Rosa, 11/radio stimme — Microphone stimmeTouch 25,Chris Watson, Touch Music,7/conversations Part Three Liquid Architecture 7,The
Loop Orchestra,Circa compilation For,Alva-Noto,12K,6/jr
Aerial 3,Tod Dockstader,Sub Rosa,17/pressure
Dreams Interrupted,Glaxo babies, Cherry Red, 14/ maximum sexual joy
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