New releases // Aug 19, 2016

Peter Broderick

Partners

  • Rough Trade Exclusive, 400 copies on yellow vinyl
RELEASE DATE // August 19, 2016
12" Album / Erased Tapes / Acoustic
Veteran Erased Tapes recording artist Peter Broderick set to release new studio album Partners on 19th August 2016.

For close to a decade, Portland’s Peter Broderick has cut his own unpredictable path through the world of contemporary music. So far, his wanderings have led him from solo works into the realms of film, dance and documentary scores, as well as art installations.

Now Peter takes that unpredictability one step further. For his latest album, a series of voice and piano recordings, he experiments with chance, surrendering an entire song’s composition to the roll of dice.

As he explains below in an email to Erased Tapes founder Robert Raths, it was John Cage’s tendency to remove himself from his music, to somehow automate his own process, which inspired the strange mechanics with which this record was created.

In the words of Cage himself, ‘the world is teeming; anything can happen.’
Tracklist: 1. Partners
2. In A Landscape 02 In A Landscape
3. Carried 03 Carried
4. Under The Bridge 04 Under The Bridge
5. Conspiraling 05 Conspiraling
6. Up Niek Mountain 06 Up Niek Mountain
7. Sometimes 07 Sometimes

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