Sonicism

by Thomas Dimuzio

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    disc one: internment
    i unearth
    ii lift and spier
    iii tread murray fathom
    iv happenstance
    v wiretap
    vi autoNation
    vii valve
    viii column
    ix clearcut
    cruciform (interlude)
    disc two: intermersion
    i transflux
    ii contrition
    iii atonement
    iv inception
    v span
    vi unsound
    vii resound
    viii vent
    ix konus
    x sustention
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about

“...there is more "meat" on this industrial bone than on any six of the typical releases in the genre.” — Option

“...this release showcases a true sonic wizard at work.” (4.5 stars) —All Music Guide

“...If ever 'ambient' was something, this is it.” — Vital Weekly

“Dimuzio meshes his sources into blissful dreamscape washes at once pleasurably familiar and challengingly alien.” — Opprobrium

“Chaos has never been so enticing. Buy this now!” — Feverpitch

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released May 15, 1997

Instrumentation includes electric guitars, analog synthesizer, digital samplers, MIDI-controlled audio processors, clarinet, voice, water spigot, noise gates, shortwave radio, A.M. radio, feedback, loops, sounds culture, acoustic guitar, E-bow, trumpet, and cymbals (in addition to the sampling, resampling, processing, and reprocessing thereof).

Sound sources for samples include (but are not limited to) 19 inch oscillating fan, feedback, resonating water pipe, broken MIDI interface transmitting random MIDI data, shrinkwrap machine, conveyor belt, rhythmic and ambient loops derived from computer crashes, 9 inch exhaust fan, field recordings, SCSI noise, shortwave radio and A.M. radio.

Field recordings include subway trains, freight trains, DuPont factory ambience, St. Mary of Carmen Festival
(Nonantum, MA) cars, thunderstorm, birds, mosquitoes, beads, crows, frogs, blackflies, crickets, streams, fire and rain.

Composed, played, recorded, mixed and mastered by Thomas Dimuzio at Gench Studios in Newton, Massachusetts.

Recorded to a variety of media including 16 track analog, DAT, MIDI sequencer and hard disk recorder.

Paintings by Anne Bonham. Graphic design and layout by Thomas Dimuzio. DAT to CD transfers by Vance Galloway.

© 1996 Thomas Dimuzio. ℗ 1997 Gench Music (BMI). All rights reserved.

Correspondence/catalog/bookings:
PO Box 77766, San Francisco, CA 94107 USA
www.gench.com

Special thanks to Anne Bonham, Ron Lessard, John Dalton, Josh Rosen, Ron MacLeod, Steve Matejko, Chris Cutler, Peter Moore, Michael Thomas Jackson, Hank Hansen, Vance Galloway, Dave Prescott, Rick Scott and especially my mother and father.

In memory of Michael Cope Howard and Charles Jacob Cooper V.

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Thomas Dimuzio San Francisco, California

Thomas Dimuzio's recordings have been released internationally by ReR Megacorp, Asphodel, RRRecords, No Fun, Sonoris, Drone, Record Label Records, Odd Size, and other independent labels. Among his frequent collaborators are Chris Cutler, Dan Burke, Joseph Hammer, Nick Didkovsky, Due Process, Voice of Eye, Fred Frith, David Lee Myers, 5uu's, Matmos, Wobbly, and Negativland. ... more

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