**Last copies**Long-awaited second pressing of Erkki Kurenniemi's key recordings and sonic experiments made between 1963-1975. One of the great unsung pioneers of the electronic age, Mr. Erkki Kurenniemi. The tracks released here - produced during 1963-1975 - include Kurenniemi's focal works and previously unreleased raw material composed as solo works - as well as works in collaboration with Kari Hakala, Jukka Ruohomäki, Otto Donner and Eino Ruutsalo. "Erkki Kurenniemi, a brilliant, eccentric figure - imagine a Finnish hybrid of Stockhausen, Buckminster Fuller and Steve Jobs." ~Simon Reynolds: 'Retromania - Pop Culture's Addiction To Its Own Past' (2011). Kurenniemi's impulsive attitude towards his art - including electronic music, films, media art, instrument design - is perfectly captured in his composition rules presented as a guide line of the release:
Carefully chosen masterpieces are newly digitized from the original master tapes with highest possible sample rate and resolution (192kHz, 24bit) to preserve a pristine listening experience. Kurenniemi's works are now heard first time as genuine as possible for no artificial
All tracks were recorded between 1963 and 1975.