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Akira Rabelais
Boomkat Editions
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November 9, 2018


Upon its original release in 2001, ‘eisoptrophobia’, was heralded as an artistic bookend for the 20th century. Featuring solo piano recordings of well-known pieces by Bartók, Satie and Carté decayed and worn by Akira Rabelais’ Argeïphontes Lyre software, this haunting work transforms organic, humanistic music into algorithmically-generated ruins, encompassing the dark potentiality of technology itself. A contemporary of the likewise hauntological work of The Caretaker and William Basinski, ‘eisoptrophobia’ is as movingly austere as when it first surfaced.

  1. 1 Notturno Akira Rabelais 0:52
  2. 2 Troisieme Gnossienne Akira Rabelais 2:00
  3. 3 Aphorisming, Second Akira Rabelais 0:13
  4. 4 Rhythme Bulgare Akira Rabelais 2:00
  5. 5 Aposiopesis Akira Rabelais 2:00
  6. 6 En Y Regardant A Deux Fois Akira Rabelais 0:58
  7. 7 Gymnopedie No 1 Akira Rabelais 2:00
  8. 8 Gymnopedie No 2 Akira Rabelais 2:00
  9. 9 Gymnopedie No 3 Akira Rabelais 2:00
  10. 10 M2s Broken & Together Akira Rabelais 0:55
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Akira Rabelais

Boomkat Editions

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