Distinct howl

by Fake Skies

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In the fall of 2017 James Welburn and Carsten Aniksdal each accepted an invitation from project developer Marieke Verbiesen at the Bergen Senter for Elektronisk Kunst (Bergen Center for Electroinc Art) to use their new sound production studio and initiate a mini-residency series called "BEK Studio Sessions". In short it was a one week residency at BEK where two musicians who have not worked together before can do a collaboration. Over the week long stay they extensively explored two ideas, resulting in a pair of lengthy experimental music compositions. 

The resulting material was successfully performed on Monday September 4th 2017 as part of an event series for new experimental art called 'Prøverommet' at Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall.

A few months later Welburn was approached by Italian tape label Subsidence about a possible release, he suggested the material from the BEK Studio Sessions and the duo met again to further hone down the two compositions. Meeting first at NOTAM Studio in Oslo, then followed by subsequent collaborative editing sessions in both their respective private studios in Lillehammer and Oslo, they slowly refined the material down into two compact, dense and deeply produced 8 minute tracks.


released June 6, 2018

All Music by Welburn / Aniksdal

James Welburn: electric bass, objects, samples, effects & vocals.
Carsten Aniksdal: synthesizers, drum machines, effects & samples.
Recorded for Bek studio session: a one week residency at the Bergen Centre for Electronic Arts, Sep 2017.
Edited & mixed: at Notam - Oslo, Fabrikken-Lillehammer & Case-Oslo.
Engineered by James Welburn.
Mastered by Frédéric Alstadt at Ångström Mastering, Brussels-2018.

Artwork by Pier Paolo Patti


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Italian record label based in Bologna, focused on electronic music, experimental, techno, noise and ambient sound.

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