Sunday, 4 November 2007

Minus - Expansion Contraction

Title : Expansion Contraction
Genre : Electronic
Style : Minimal
Country : Canada
Format : 1xCD
Label : Minus
Catalog# : M58
Release Date : 09/11/2007
Tracks : 07
Playtime : 53.26

Of the continuing themes found throughout the music released on MINUS, one constant exploration is the relationship between Sound and Silence. Within the stripped down but dimensional outcome there exists a polarity that is neither controlled nor accidental, where life imitates art in between the notes. The act of finding inspiration from a sonic molecule or the inaudible space around that element is the nature of EXPANSION | contraction.
Dubfire (Ali, ex-Deep Dish) enters the EXPANSION with the tremendous “Emissions”. This is his first track to be released on Minus and is the culmination of his gravitation towards the Minus sound cemented by a friendship over the years with label head Richie Hawtin. Gaiser again hits the mark with “Mute”, which captures the excitement of his storming live shows throughout 2007 and is taken from the sessions that spawned his forthcoming double pack release “Eye Contact” (M54). Currently 'on fire' Marc Houle continues his own musical expansion with “Porch”, following up and going beyond his “Extreme” (Items and Things 02) and the monstrous “Techno Vocals/On It” (M50) double-header [...]

01. Plastikman - Risk Assessment
02. Heartthrob - Roundabout
03. Dubfire - Emissions
04. Gaiser - Mute
05. Troy Pierce - Oxytocin
06. Marc Houle - Porch
07. JPLS - Isolate
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