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Background Noise: Chris Abrahams and Anthony Pateras in conversation about their recent music releases

Posted in Uncategorized by loops on December 3, 2010

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this morning the recent work of two really fine Australian exploratory music musicians. Recent releases by keyboardist/electronic sound artist Chris Abrahams (solo CD) and the collaborative project of multidisciplinary musician Anthony Pateras. Chris Abrahams CD is called Play Scar on the room 40 label from Brisbane and Anthony is one half of PÍVIXKI;with drummer Max Kohane and their incredible high energy sonic excursion is called Gravissima. There will be interviews with each about the CDs. Both have been previous background noise guests.


CD 1 Play Scar by Chris Abrahams

Track, Title, Duration


1, there he reclined,8′ 01″

3, twig blown,3′ 44″

6, bird and wasps, 11′ 18″


CD2 Gravissima by PIVIXKI

Track, Title, Duration

1,flail 28″

2, Konx,2′ 11″

3, Gravissima,3′ 35″


6, Delirious Heave,3′ 21″ (delicate opening and beautiful looping)

9, Fools/Fanatics,2′ 28″ (a real collaborative freedom)

10, Repeaters,3′ 47″ (really very musical)

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Background Noise: Scattered Order the new CD adjust the terminology with Michael Tee and Mitch Jones

Posted in Uncategorized by loops on December 3, 2010

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this morning the most frequent background noise guests, Michael Tee and Mitch Jones, the builders labourers of the avant-garde, scattered order founding members and founders of M squared the flagship of the Sydney post punk scene from 1979 to 83 they return to guide us through a journey into their new CD called adjust the terminology. This is a further exploratory music development in noise, tone and texture.

First bracket:

Track, Title, Duration

1, eat at Joe’s Vs why,5′ 30″ and almost a brutal opening and quite aggressive with a nice female spoken sample, like an explosion of energy.

2, Ruined by Me,6′ 37″, completely opposite side of your music, carefully sculpted sounds, very filmic.


Second bracket:

3, viral rhythm,6′ 29″

5, oil and plank,4′ 01″, some stark samples from B grade film and very colourful guitar

6, I want to be in a castle,4′ 54″ film dialogue (I want to be in a castle) interesting use of percussion, very dramatic almost processional.

third bracket:

7, Rotten  Burroughs,7′ 49″, William Burroughs seems to have had an impact on so many popular mediums

8, Thunk Tank,7′ 36″, New Zealand pronunciation.

Background Noise:Radio Launch of Artefacts of Australian Experimental Music Volume 2 With Clinton Green

Posted in Uncategorized by loops on December 3, 2010

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this morning some important news later but first, the official radio launch of the soon-to-be released Artefacts of Australian Experimental Music volume 2 on shame file music from Melbourne. Clinton Green who runs the label  is our special guest. Giving some special insights into the music and the release. I spoke to Clinton a few days ago .


CD 1

Track, Artist (city), source, Title, Year, Duration

3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 13

3, The Loop Orchestra from Sydney, unreleased on CD live to air on 2MBS percussion section (excerpt), 1983, first recording,6′ 06

4, Forced Audience (filmmaker Gary Warner Brisbane), unreleased, excerpts 1974 — 75,5′ 48″

10, Browning Mummery Sydney, cassette only, Can the Eyes of the Dead Retain Pictures, 1983.,6′ 02″

11, Severed Heads Sydney, first LP first post punk computer noise music, Dance, 1980,4′ 22″

12, Ian Hartley Sydney, unreleased, Train Je Taime, 1981,3′ 53″

13, Kurt Volentine Sydney, cassette only, Vortex Street, 1983,6′ 04″

CD 2

Track, Artist (city), Source, Title, Year, Duration

2,tch tch tch Melbourne, an EP, nice noise theme, 1979,3′ 28″

6, signals Melbourne, unreleased, illuminator icebreaker (except), 1979,5′ 28″

8, rik Rue Jon Rose Peter Kelly Sydney, fringe benefit CD, eating cabbage, 1978,2′ 00″

10, D -(T) anti-music collective Brisbane, cassette, (T) D — T, 1980, 2′ 42″

14, Ida (Institute of Dronal Anarchy) Melbourne, MeMoMu, unreleased, 1980,2′ 57″

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