CFR. nn. Arch. 183.31, 185.25 TRACE is a limited edition collection of two-minute pieces by international sound artists, experimental composers, noise makers and other audio creators. Each artist has produced an original recording of two-minute duration for the CD on the theme of TRACE. TRACE greated an opportunity for a selection of international sound artists to work thematically, as well as providing listeners with further insight into the artists work. By bringing together this calibre and range of contributions, TRACE aims to stimulate further interest in the practice, debate and dialogue surrounding sound art. The artista on TRACE range from well known world figures, to individuals and groups making their first wirks in this field. TRACE was published thanks to a research award from the Centre for Art International Research (CAIR).
"The template for "Untraced" was generated by tracing around a track by the long forgotten 1974 Dutch progressive rock band Trace. This was the overlaid with snippets from my recording archives selected at 3 - 4 year interval between 1974 a
Track 35 del CD "TRACE, A Collection of Artists' Soundworks" (T.T. 140' 00"), 1999 Audio Research Ed
The Groceries is the instrumental alter ego of Alan Holmes, member of freeform pop outfit Ectogram and Anglo-Welsh "supergroup" The Serpents. He has been described in the Independents as "Godfather of the Welsh underground".