20100215

manolian speck :: 2000 - 2001

signal
recorded XII.2000
guitar, loops (voice, owls), granular treatment, effects

the third devourer
recorded XII.2001
string samples with realtime granular treatment

absence

recorded sometime in 2002
pedal feedback loop, drum sequence, voice, effects

chant zero
recorded XII.2001
samples (strings, wolves, voice) with realtime granular treatment, lowpass filter, effects



20100213

annihilist :: final recordings 2004-2006

mend the black wing
recorded live to disc 2004
metal, microphones, effects, granular treatments
unreleased

excerpt from trinity 1
recorded spring 2005
metal, microphones, strings, effects
unreleased

excerpt from trinity 2
recorded summer 2005
metal, microphones, piano, tibetan thighbone trumpet, effects
released as 'sutra x' on
koji tano (2005 - ∞) - a tribute :: netrelease, steinklang industries 2005

outtake from trinity
recorded 2006
metal, microphones, effects
unreleased

20100206

annihilist :: 1999-2000

the depriver
recorded live to tape 11.VI.1999
bells, voice
unreleased

the harrower
recorded at dna productions, montreal, 18.IX.1999
rainmaker, mics, metal, voice, treatments
engineered by rob denton
released:
dystonia ek d.31 :: annihilist :: the harrower :: mcdr (1999)
dystonia ek d.32 :: annihilist :: halo of locust :: cdr (2000)
this is a newly remastered version.

the throne
recorded live to disc III.2000
voice, effects
released:
dystonia ek d.32 :: annihilist :: halo of locust :: cdr (2000)
this is a short version of the piece performed live at hotel 2 tango, montreal, 20.V.2000


20100204

column :: last recordings, 1998-99

the pool, the seeping wall
prime radiant
recorded live to dat at dna productions, montreal
engineered by rob denton
jh: amplified glass and metal assemblage
released: dystonia ek d.24 :: column :: panphage c60 (1998)
a rather badly remastered version of 'the pool...' was released as 'panphage [excerpt]' (and misspelled on the sleeve of) alien8 recordings aliencd 014 :: various :: coalescence cd (1999)

praenumbra
recorded live to tape, IX.1998
jh: south american transverse wood flute, amplified with an attached contact mic along with chanting through the flute itself

dust of the crossroads
recorded live to tape, IX.1998
jh: metal grille

these last two released: dystonia ek d.27 :: column :: swansong c60 (1999)





manolian speck :: 1998

disparu
recorded 24.V.1998
voice, toy keyboard, , various microphone scrapings, effects
kate macdonald: distant background voice

excerpt from asleep in the grey mere
recorded summer 1990 and fall 1998
tapes, springs, contact mics, voices, test tone generator, juno-106 synth, effects


20100203

angelicate :: final recordings, 1998

distant hungers
recorded 24.V.1998
voices, effects

terminal evening
recorded 18.VI 1998
voices, effects

anthem
recorded 3.VI.1998
jx10 synth, voice, effects

all taken from the 2nd-generation dubbing master, in fairly rough shape now, including some serious phasing on 'anthem' and occasional dropouts in all three tracks. such is life.

all released: dystonia ek d.23 :: angelicate :: terminal light c60 (1998)

20100202

annihilist :: 1998-99

excerpt from white terror
recorded live to cassette, VIII.1998
voice, effects
released: dystonia ek d.28 :: annihilist :: white terror c60 (1998)

the divine enforcer
recorded live to cassette, 13.IX.1998
voice, tapes, effects
released: dystonia ek d.29 :: annihilist :: the divine enforcer c60 (1999)
and, inadequately remastered on dystonia archive X :: annihilist :: sequence nihil cdr (2004)
this version has been rerecorded from the master tape.
this piece was also performed live at hotel 2 tango, montreal, 19.II1999.

devouring light

recorded live to cassette, 13.IX.1998
voice, effects
released: dystonia ek d.29 :: annihilist :: the divine enforcer c60 (1999)


20100201

column :: 1997

bloodwall
recorded 29.VII.1997
metal, knife, effects
released: d.20 :: column :: prayer zero c60 (1997)

her dream became wailing
recorded 29.VII.1997
large glass plate, knives, effects
released: d.20 :: column :: prayer zero c60 (1997)

she hangs on the western wall
recorded 5.X.1997
metal, glass, knives, effects
released: d.21 :: column :: evensong c60 (1998)