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SCANNER ::: FIBOLAE

‘Fibolae’, on 12´ vinyl is set for release on December 8th 2017.

Over the last twenty five years Robin Rimbaud – Scanner has traversed the experimental terrain between sound, space and image, connecting a bewilderingly diverse array of genres – a partial list would include sound design, film scores, computer music, avant garde, contemporary composition, large-scale multimedia performances, product design, architecture, fashion design, rock music and jazz.

‘Fibolae’ offers up a world that splinters between melancholia and penetrating energy. Combining digital technologies, software and live instrumentation it is both a rhetoric of mourning and a celebration of music to empower. Warm, organic, sensual, passionate and frequently angry, it’s an album that radiates with possibilities.

With a catalogue busy with commissions, soundtracks and strange projects ‘Fibolae’ is the first studio album since 2009’s Rockets, ‘Unto the Edge of Rockets’ (Bine Music). In this time much has changed – he lost his entire family and left the comfort of a familiar city, London, to live in a former textile factory in the UK to re-invent his life.

 As to the meaning of the title, ‘Fibolae’? There is none. It was a word that appeared to Scanner in a dream, at a time of great challenges in his life. The fact that his unconscious mind could conjure up such inventions that offer no history and context was appealing and yet it was suggestive, playful and open.
 

Order a copy through the Pomperipossa webshop and get a download link emailed to you as soon as the order is fulfilled by the label (OBS. only a deal for costumers who purchase the album through our webstore).

https://pomperipossarecords.com/products/scanner-fibolae 

'Fibolae' track list:
01 Inhale
02 Footpaths
03 Nothing Happens Because of a Single Thing
04 Seaven Teares
05 Caesura
06 Spirit Cluster
07 Reforged
08 Thunder and Cathode
09 Eyeout
10 Savage is Savage (Soundcloud)


Links:
Scanner press shot
www.scannerdot.com
https://pomperipossarecords.com

 

DRØNE ::: A PERFECT BLIND

Disruption between then and now/memory and presence, dulcimer, psaltery, ‘cellos, violas and violin embroider radio, static, stray voices and electronics… ‘a perfect blind’ is the second album by drøne (Mark Van Hoen & Mike Harding) with an array of guest artists, including label supremo Anna von Hausswolff, dreamer and composer Paul Haslinger, field recordist and sound designer Charlie Campagna and Touch artists Bethan Kellough & Philip Jeck. Strings by Seattle-based Marie Takahashi and Oleg Belyaev are also layered into this complex and perhaps more musical offering. Moving in all directions, ‘a perfect blind’ continues where ‘reversing into the future’ [pomperipossa records, 2016] left off.

‘a perfect blind’ was conceived and designed in Los Angeles with organ recordings from London (at Union Chapel), short wave radio, treated voices and other archaic sound sources.

A stunning front cover image by Maria von Hausswolff and miss-taken typography by Nico embrace this sense of dislocation; as the mediaeval language which enfolds our collapsing 19th Century institutions fails to find relevance, our sense of entrapment in the old is accompanied by an assault on the senses. The destabilising effect of “post-truth” adds to our sense of unbelonging, of being elsewhere, observers not participants.

‘a perfect blind’ is the term used for the best possible observation point where the viewer is unseen by the object of interest. Is this the best place to be? Memories which slowly fade away, also reverse back from the past shoving us into the future…

Limited Edition Vinyl (500 copies)
Release date: 22nd April 2017 [Record Store Day]
And afterwards available on Bandcamp (digital download only)

 

DRØNE ::: REVERSING INTO THE FUTURE


Side A this strange life l ::: 19:53
Side B this strange life ll ::: 19:57

Field recordings, short wave radio, modular synth all combine to form an enticing, arresting, moving journey of electrically-charged dissonance, drones and electronic melodies. It´s a unique jewel. 
"A very hot day in the hills above Los Angeles… only possible to work in the mornings because of the sweltering afternoon heat, so all a bit frantic, but with a kink in time. There is no wifi-controlled air conditioning; the car is electric-powered and charging up. It has barely rained for months, (if not years) and the hoses are working overtime. Its an analogue session; Mark’s modular synth set up is working furiously and overheating. We are pushing sounds through and seeing what works… and things gradually take shape. The forms seem to determine themselves; how much control do we have? How much do we want? Some peculiar things start to happen and the haze bends. Some of the sounds seem alive and are quick to reform as we struggle to contain them, like trying to stuff snakes into a bag. The sounds moan and sing, forming their own phonemes.”
drøneMark Van Hoen & Mike Harding

Limited Edition Vinyl 12´
Cover image: Maria von Hausswolff
Cut by Jason @ Transition
Release date: 16th April 2016
For further information:
drone@field.nu | @dronefield

 

BERG ::: THE TRANÅS DRONE RECORDINGS 1

Solo project of Christian Berg. Minimalistic drone landscapes that penetrates your brain.
Handprinted cover and figure artwork by Leif Elggren. The cassette comes in a black velvet pouch Limited edition of 195 copies..
Pre-order http://pomperipossarecords.com/products/berg-the-tranas-drone-recordings-1

ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF ::: THE MIRACULOUS

The Miraculous was released November 13th on 2 LP and CD. One of the LP’s have an etched backside with artwork done by Anna von Hausswolff.

Pre-order http://www.bengans.se/campaigns/anna-von-hausswolff


ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF ::: KÄLLAN (BETATYPE)

Announcing “Källan (Betatype)” – a new Anna von Hausswolff 12´vinyl release. Two editions of 500 copies each are available – an Ash International edition and a Pomperipossa Records edition. The two editions feature differing screen-printed covers, both drawn and etched by Anna von Hausswolff. Each copy is signed by her and numbered by the label. Released on 18th November 2016, Pomperipossa Records is now taking pre-orders for the Pomperipossa Records edition.

“Källan (Betatype)” is the second recorded version of Källan, after “Källan (Prototype)”, which was released on Touch in 2014. It´s written by Anna von Hausswolff and inspired by Walter Ljungquist´s Källan.

 

OFFERMOSE ::: BAG DE HVIDE TINDER

WARNING: This tape was pulled from a fire. It might not work as expected. It might be foul smelling, burnt and with traces of black soot. Buyer beware!!

 

In the winter of 2017 unknown arsonists set ablaze the apartment where the latest Offermose release was stored. Only 109 cassettes survived. Cleansed by fire. Blackened by smoke and ashes of memories devoured by the flames.

 

Recorded live in Stockholm.

Thanks to Nicole Sabouné.

 

Tracklist:

 

Side A

Intet Håb

Det Sorte Skib

Bag De Hvide Tinder

 

Side B

Kryptens Vogter

Ofring i Sverige

Den Levende

 

As a guarantee to get access to the music you will get a download link is emailed to you when the order is fulfilled by the label. 

RELEASE DATE: June 22nd

 

 

OFFERMOSE ::: BAG DE HVIDE TINDER

The epic repetitious synth landscapes of Offermose will finally see the light of day. In what is best described as a mix between early Berlin School electronic music and sacrificial rituals of the ancients. The debut EP "Bag De Hvide Tinder" will be out on 10´ vinyl January 22nd. Limited edition of 100 copies. Pre-order is now available.