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William Basinski (Houston, 1958), a New York-based classically-trained clarinetist and saxophonist, specializes in compositions for loops and drones. He began experimenting with compositions for piano and tape that created a melancholy ambience via looped and overdubbed melodies with Variations - A Movement in Chrome Primitive (1980), released on Variations - A Movement in Chrome Primitive (Durtro, 2002 - Die Stadt, 2004), and A Red Score in Tile (1979), released on A Red Score in Tile (3 Poplars, 2003).

Shortwave Music (1982), some of… read more

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  • v that sounds edgy as fuck
  • Someone should make another 9/11 and we will have more loops.how do you like this?
  • similar https://jehotanec.bandcamp.com/album/vyhlazen-po-du-i
  • Cascade is fucking gorgeous. <3
  • Fucking hell, Cascade just ripped me apart.
  • I am listening to Silent Night and my mother from next room said that shes tired listening to this sound and it would be better,if i listened something calm.i said that this is calm.she answered something like - no,it is not calm,it is depressing and melancholic.well mother,this is Basinski,it should be depressing and melancholic
  • This is the ultimate study music.
  • gonna see him live tomorrow. can't wait.
  • God
  • Absolute madman

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