Album InfoRelease Date: 2002
Label: 3particlesCompilation tracks and unreleased works from 1999-2001. Limited to 500 copies.
'8 tools' formed/recorded in 1999 / a collection of eight short works originally published as '8a', 'chlorine', 'err','pin', 'plic','pop', and 'tonecollage' on the 7' vinyl compilation Tool in 1999 / assembled into a continuous track specifically for this release / separate units were created specifically for a lock groove vinyl format
'stat(ist)ic' formed/recorded in 06/99 / previously unreleased / exhibited at the Grand Central Arts Gallery, Santa Ana, California in 1999 as part of the series "Static" / based on site recordings of the gallery space by Steve Roden / the works in the exhibit were transmitted via radio signal within a small radius in and around the building
'3particles' formed/recorded 08/99 / originally appeared on the lowercase compilation [Bremsstrahlung, US] in 2000 / influential in the creation of CD Series
'spec.sketch7' formed/recorded 09/99 / previously unreleased / created prior to the initial studio sessions for the collaborative project spec. [12k, US] with taylor deupree
'untitled' formed/recorded in 01/00 / originally appeared on the 12k1008 compilation [12k, US] in 2000
'herein, then' formed/recorded in 04/00 / finally appeared on the Circle0 compilation [Fylkingen, Sweden] in 2002
'activité' formed/ recorded 06/00 / previously unreleased / commissioned for a compilation to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Kraftwerk's "Radioactivity" album
'sent' formed/recorded in 2000 / originally appeared on the Variious compilation [Intransitive Recordings, US] in 2000 / originally to be included on the CD Series
'text' formed/recorded in 2000 / previously unreleased / began as the basis for an EP and then intended for compilation use / elements from this piece were later reprocessed and used in other works
untitled60sec formed/recorded in 2000 / originally appeared on the Computer Music Journal compilation CD [Volume 24, MIT Press, US] in 2001 to accompany the article "The Aesthetics of Failure: 'Post-Digital' Tendencies in Contemporary Computer Music" by Kim Cascone
'010101' formed in 12/00 & recorded on 01/01/01 / originally appeared on the Between Two Points compilation [12k/LINE, US] in 2001 / elements of this work later formed the basis for the central part of the piece Of Surfaces
'filer' was formed/ recorded in 01/01 originally appeared on the Clicks & Cuts 2 compilation in 2001 / the rhythmic structure is derived from a segment from the track "(.)#1" from Post-fabricated
'silver' formed/recorded in 09/01-11/01 / originally created for a private edition 3" CDR [3particles01] / utilizes elements from '1eme Gymnopedie' by Erik Satie
thank you to: Taylor Deupree, Frans de Waard, Steve Roden, Josh Russell, Michael Stavostrand, Evelina Domnitch, Dmitri Gelfand, Howard Stelzer, Kim Cascone, Achim Szepankis, and Alan Callander.