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William Basinski :: “Disintegration Loop 4”
The Disintegration Loops III (2062; 2003)

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This is a piece from a series of releases from William Basinki.  The piece was created by trying to transfer older recordings to digital, but the original tape broke down progressively more and more as it was digitized.  It’s an ambient sound that goes from fully formed to almost complete silence by the end.  Its hypnotic and I love it. -A