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Phonophani / Genetic Engineering
Album:Genetic Engineering Collection:General
Artist:Phonophani Added:07/2001
Label:Rune Grammofon 

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 10, 2001:Brownian Motion
End of All Things
3.Sep 07, 2001:Umami Jazz Program
End of All Things
2.Sep 19, 2001:Dirty Sanchez
Gene Manipulation
4.Sep 06, 2001:An Epiphany of Sound
Gene Manipulation

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2001-09-04 
Phonophani 08/29/01

Experimental tape, loop, pro-tools manipulators: soundscapes, loopy, lush, vaguely rhythmic and fucked up, nothing harsh or especially noisy. All excellent, tasteful, unpretentious yet artistic and composed. From Norway or some godforsaken place like that.

1) low end drone builds to layers, modeled voices, vaguely rhythmic, heavily looped
2) looped rhythmic “melodic” noise w/ wavering electronics, minimal yet lush, grows into modeled looped voice ambience/hypnotism (5:30)
3) dramatic minimalism, noisy in places, dark, develops blippy rhythm near end
4) looped min, deep ambience
5) hypnotic minimalism, builds noisy rhythmic (7:30)
6) building loops over low drone, electro rhythmic feel takes over and dominates (6:30)
7) looping high synth, lush and rhythmic
8) acoustic guit playing sets this one apart but not really: still lush loopiness w/ some voc samps, get noisy near end

Track Listing
1.Lavenderloops 5.Turquoise Eggs
2.End of All Things 6.Gene Manipulation
3.Saltwater 7.Fertilizer
4.Cook Islands 8.End of All Things Ii