Two years between ICR21 and ICR22!…but worth the wait. Andrew Chalk’s recycling of his work with Organum, into a minimal version of a thousand bomber raid. Side B’s especially resplendent Luftwaffe Dronescape, descending into a series of thuds and clangs, before building slowly up again to a malfunctioning machine finalé. This is ground-breaking stuff for 1988.
Nowadays everyone and their granny has a Drone project going on.One can trawl the internet and find thousands of Drone based cd-r’s,;but this was the beginning of the flood. Not forgetting the long shadow of Lamonte Young’s Eternal Music Ensemble, and Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music, Chalk and his peers developed a more quiet and sinister form of drone, that still echoes on today.
Recorded at IC Studio 1986-88. Special thanks to David Jackman.
Re-worked and newly produced recordings using material from Organum’s “Kanal” sessions.
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