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Necro Acoustic
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kevin drumm

Necro Acoustic

€ 25.00

GENRE: Electronic | FORMAT: 5xCD box | CATALOG N. PICA016 | YEAR. (2010)

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The gold-embossed box has been compiled by Norway’s Lasse Marhaug for release on his Pica Disk imprint, and is comprised of the albums Lights Out, Malaise, Decrepit, No Edit and Organ, each housed in individual CD wallets, together with a 24-page wallet.
The laptop guitarist and all-round prodigious noise-maker is best known for his game-changing drone and dark ambient albums Sheer Hellish Miasma (Mego, 2002) and Imperial Distortion (Hospital Productions, 2008). Necro Acoustic’s contents are a little more obscure, but no less vital: Lights Out includes recordings from as far back as 1996, Malaise is licensed from a 2009 double-cassette release on Hospital, Decrepit includes previously unreleased ‘98-’99 material together with tracks from his Kitty Play split LP (2005) and a Dilmna release from 2008. ‘No Edit’, recorded in 2009, is exclusive to Necro Acoustic, and parting shot Organ is an unedited version of a work recorded by Jim O’Rourke in ‘96 for the Comedy album.




"A history of violence in sound, Necro Acoustic trawled through Drumm’s seemingly endless tape archive, excavating more than a decade’s mix-and-match experimentation with FX pedals, organs, guitars and whatever else came to hand. Yet the results always carry Drumm’s imprint. These are intense, sometimes brutal interrogations of tone, distortion and drone. We said: “Scrupulously free of posturing, he references desolation while deftly introducing a new world of sound through the back door to your mind.” (July/317)"

Notes   Tracklisting

Packaged as a solid box with gold print, individual CD-wallets and 24 page booklet.

CD1: Recorded 2006-2008.
CD2: Recorded 2005-2006. Previously released as a double cassette on Hospital Productions [HOS-234].
CD3: Recorded 1998-1999, 2002-2003 and 2006-2009.
Track 8 and 9 previously released as one-sided LP on Dilemma Records [DIL001].
Track 12 and 13 previously released as a split LP with 2673 on Kitty Play Records [KPR7].
CD4: Recorded 2009.
CD5: Recorded 1996. Previously released in edited form on the "Comedy" album on Moikai [M08].

CD1. Lights Out
New album of necro acoustic material recorded 2006-2008.

CD2. Malaise
Reissue of the limited edition double cassette previously released on Hospital Productions in 2009.

CD3. Decrepit
Previously unreleased material from 1998-1999 and 2008 + reissue of Drumm's tracks from split LP with 2673 on Kitty Play Records (2005) + the limited edition LP on Dilemma Records (2008).

CD4. No Edit
New album of prepared guitar material recorded in 2009.

CD5. Organ
First full lenght release of this classic track heard in edited form on the "Comedy" album. This is the full 55 minute version as recorded by Jim O'Rourke in 1996. Believed to have been lost for years, but recently discovered.