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Carlos Casas

Aral Field Recordings

Label: Musica Moderna

Format: TAPE

Genre: Experimental

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Aral field recordings is part of an ongoing research on radio frequencies in remote areas, this radio frequencies were captured in Moynak,  a city once the biggest port in the Aral sea, today a desert, a ghost town inhabited by the remain opulation mostly old people that try to survive one of man made worst disasters. 

cassette 1 is a selection of this radio frequencies recorded and edited by carlos casas, the sounds were captured from a small radio receiver from FM-AM-SW_VLF

cassette 2 is a transfer from a tape that circulated around that village, and that contains Russian pop music, this cassette was probably copied by the whole village and was a sort of connection with the real world, a way to be part of the present. The sounds and the quality of the tape relate to the amount of copies done recorded and recorded again.

cassettes were used till the actual tape would be worn out and then reused to record another tape. Tapes were introduced by workers returning from Russia or Kazakhstan
Details
Cat. number: MM003 tape
Year: 2011
Notes:
edition of 100

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