Creel Pone

Creel Pone V/A “Electronic Music University of Melbourne” (Australia) CP044 CDr

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Remarkably consistent collection of pieces composed / executed between 1973 and 1979 by students at the University of Melbourne on the megabeast of modulars: the EMS Synthi 100 - now residing, unplugged and finally at peace, at the Percy Grainger museum. Why is the Synthi 100 so impressive? Simply put, volume; I can only imagine the amount of headaches and brain-stem rot that went on went on whilst Uni students tried to get their heads around the twin patch-matrices.

The 6 composers on this disc all put in fine efforts making sense of the intricacies of this then-new technology, with all turning in excellent pieces ranging from the tick-tock Krautrock of Gary Wright’s “Impulse” to the Kosugi / Kraftwerk-ish Violin-noise / Synthi freak out of Chris Wyatt’s “Conversations” to ... however the hell one would describe / compare the dense / freaked-out analogue mess of Ken Guntar’s “Three mobiles” - okay; I'll try... Douglas Leedy’s ghost bathed in Balvenie 17 year “Very Old”, imbibed by Akos Rózmann - is that esoteric enough for you.

Remarkably consistent collection of pieces composed / executed between 1973 and 1979 by students at the University of Melbourne on the megabeast of modulars: the EMS Synthi 100 - now...

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