Saturday, October 3, 2009

JOHN DUNCAN-THE KEENING TOWERS, CD, 2003, USA

One of the finest (if most harrowing) outings extant from this former performance artist and long time post-industrial sonic provocateur, whose often extremely powerful work has found a myriad of ways to express states of stasis as transcendence and the purgatorial power within a certain sort of sand blasted austerity, most often realized via shortwave manipulation. Here though, it's churning layers of effects-shattered children's voices that form the sonic putty that Duncan molds over the course of this 70 minute epic, its malevolent swarm meant to evoke the cries of abused infants. Eegads. Factored against the nature of some of the (ahem) visual content of his early performances, this makes for queasy listening on more than one level...

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5 comments:

Janas said...

Thank you very much

Anonymous said...

very hard to find his music. many thanks

c

Anonymous said...

i would be quite interested in any other john duncan recordings

bisdat said...

don't try this on weed. I failed

pinkpressthreat said...

I wonder if you could re-up this...I realise MegaUpload is no more but somewhere else would be much appreciated, Cheers.