Elodie – Eglise Saint Merri Paris April 2011
Not On Label (Elodie (4) Self-released) – none
CDr, Limited Edition, Signed
Style:Acoustic, Contemporary, Ambient
Eglise Saint Merri Paris April 2011
Recorded At– Église Saint-Merri, Paris
Printed By– Knust
Limited edition of 50 copies, signed by the artists.
Sleeve is printed at Knust.
Released on the occasion of an Elodie performance at Café Oto in London on 04 February 2012.
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Eglise Saint Merri Paris April 2011 (CDr, Ltd)
Not On Label (Elodie Self-released)
La Monte Young– Drift Study 4:37:40-5:09:50 PM 5 VIII 68 NYC
The Letter Edged In Black Press Inc. – SMS 4
Cassette, Reissue, C65
Drift Study 4:37:40-5:09:50 PM 5 VIII 68 NYC
Drift Study 4:37:40-5:09:50 PM 5 VIII 68 NYC Double Speed Version Original & Retrograde
Artwork By [Cover Drawing]– Marian Zazeela
Music By, Synthesizer [Moog]– La Monte Young
Tape realization for SMS
Frequency and amplitude ratios tuned by the composer on a Moog synthesizer utilizing its sine wave oscillators, mixer and lowpass filter
Cassette edition - originally issued in 1968 as an open reel tape in an edition of 25 copies only for subscribers to SMS. This cassette edition was made for the complete sets of SMS sold by Reinhold-Brown Gallery in 1988.
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Review by EricLanzillottaFeb 21, 2009
Although La Monte Young was the music editor of the SMS folios, this manifested in only two musical audio recordings in the series, as the other multiples featuring sound were oriented toward poetry or conceptual works. The first of these was Terry Riley's "Poppy Nogood's All Night Flight (The First Ascent)", while the second was this work of La Monte's. One likely explanation for the short run of audio works in the SMS series was the duplication of open reel tapes for the sets proved impractical. In fact only 25 copies of each of these two reels was made and those just in order to satisfy prepaid subscriptions. In 1988, the Reinhold-Brown Gallery completed these editions by filling the empty 5" reel boxes with cassette recordings of the original pieces. In the case of the La Monte Young work, the reel box was decorated by the calligraphy of his life partner Marian Zazeela. The audio work is neatly divided into two half hour segments. A rare solo recording (as most of his work as a performer has been in collaboration with Zazeela), this is also an excellent example of why Young is so often associated with the minimal aesthetic. Using only a Moog synthesizer whose oscillators are tuned closely together, the work is an exploration of the subtly