by Emptyset

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sjah88 Emptyset is one of those very uncommon and vicious projects delivering top-quality power electronic tracks. «Collapsed» could be understood as an extension of their previous album «Demiurge» (Subtext Records - 2011) following Raster's requirements. Serious shite. Favorite track: Collapse.
Armature 04:14
Core 03:00
Collapse 03:55
Wire 03:15


Emptyset is a Bristol based project formed in 2005 by James Ginzburg, director of the Multiverse studios, and curator and electronic artist Paul Purgas. The project explores the legacy of analogue media, integrating aspects of rhythm, signal processing and spatial recording within the framework of minimalist composition. Their work interrogates the perceptual boundaries between noise and music and the potential for both technology and architecture to embed and codify themselves within sound.

»Collapsed« is Emptyset’s first release on raster and investigates the threshold where sonic structure is destabilized to the point where a chaotic order emerges out of a resistance to fragmentation and likewise explores the potential contained within this liminal space of transition. Across the four tracks of the release a structural grammar is defined and then pushed to excess to the point where it reforms from repetitive and stable frameworks into non-grid based forms and ultimately chaotic rule sets.


released October 8, 2012

All tracks written and produced by J. Ginzburg & P. Purgas at Multiverse, Bristol UK. Published by Multiverse Media Publishing and Edition Raster-Noton.


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