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Xenakis, Iannis / Persepolis + Remixes Edition I
Album:Persepolis + Remixes Edition I Collection:Classical
Artist:Xenakis, Iannis Added:09/2002

A-File Activity
Add Date:2002-10-14 Pull Date:2002-12-16 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:17 Nov3 Nov27 Oct20 Oct

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Album Review
Red West
Reviewed 2002-10-05 
According to the liner notes, the original piece was 8 channels broadcast through 59 speakers (I bet the 60th blew a fuse!) Disc 1 is that piece mixed down to stereo- a slow fade in from silence, metallic screeches, processed traffic sounds, strings imitating scary alien birds, a broken carnival, slow gongs behind a noise curtain form a relative interlude, then more harsh sounds commemorate Iran's 2500th anniversary… why is it 60 mins instead of the original 56? It does say "original tapes and scores" so perhaps it's a trick of the performance. Disc 2 has shorter mixes from established and little-known names-
1.high pitched dissonant drones and bell-like sounds, builds to firey noise, quietens
2.digital damage, can't hear elements from the original
3.heavily flanged carnival & mechanical sounds, ends w/harsh feedback sounds
4.silent start, slightly audible ten seconds in, haunted house, skips & gets silent again around T-6:30, then rebuilds like a skipping disc and re-coheres
5.Like it says, glitchy. Yuck.
6.very quiet until halfway through, sounds like an underground station, slient end
7.another exercise in white noise dynamics & repetition
8.strange processing, putting the original thru various bad compressions, harsh clipping
9.haunted mansion

Track Listing
1.Persepolis Grm Mix 6.Remixes: Construction Kit - Glitchè
2.Remixes: Otomo Yoshihide - Untitled 7.Remixes: Francisco Lopez - Untitled 113 For Iannis Xenakis
3.Remixes: Ryoji Ikeda - Per Se 8.Remixes: Laminar - Whorl
4.Remixes: Zbigniew Karkowski - Doing By Not Doing 9.Remixes: Merzbow - Untitled
5.Remixes: Antimatter - Untitled 10.Remixes: Ulf Langheinrich - Untitled