Groove: hand​-​cut

by Absolute Value of Noise

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  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    Original CD cover art is included (15 1/2 inches by 4 7/8 inches, folds into 3 panels).

      $7 USD  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    This is a hand-made signed edition of 60, each with a hand-cut record groove on the outside edge of the disc. Play it on your turntable if you like.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Groove: hand-cut via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    edition of 60  6 remaining

      $25 USD or more 

     

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about

Groove was a limited edition of 60 audio CDs. Vinyl-style record grooves were cut onto the outer rim of each disc and patterned with cutting tools and files. The sound of these grooves - buzzes, low rumbles, clicks and odd vibrations - form a collage: burnt as digital audio onto the inner rings of the CD. The listener could choose to play the unique locked groove on a turntable, or listen to the collage on their CD player.

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released October 1, 2004

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absolute value of noise Vancouver, British Columbia

Influenced by Merzbow, the Haters, Negativland and other denizens of noise-art culture, Absolute Value of Noise takes sound to the extreme. The artist likes to work with "gadgetry" - custom turntables, lamp filaments, wire coils, high voltage ionizers, robots, feedback systems, magnetic transmitters and receivers - to create both intense collages and minimal sonic threads. ... more

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