Trauma

by Alto Stratus

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1.
Prelude 01:46
2.
Prozession 06:07
3.
Portrait I 01:03
4.
Shimmer 03:50
5.
Mooving Body 04:19
6.
Portrait II 01:15
7.
Untitled 01:15
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Portrait III 01:32
9.
Jabberwock 01:24
10.
Portrait IV 01:24
11.
Gargoyle 05:28
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Portrait V 03:34
13.
Welcome 08:37
14.
Portrait VI 01:17
15.
Trauma 04:39
16.
Portrait VII 03:51
17.
The Prisoner 04:57
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released April 20, 2019

Composed & produced by Alto Stratus, 9th January 1984.
Mixed through a Sharp RT10 cassette deck.
Text inspiration: track 9 Lewis Carroll, track 18 J.R.R. Tolkein.
Portraits dedicated to H.J. Roedelius.
Original cassette: (Dark Star DS104) © 1984

Authentic original master transferred to digital and repaired by Alan Freeman at Tachyon Studio, Knighton Fields, Leicester in April 2019.
This reissue includes the bonus "A Cat In Kew Gardens" which was originally published on the 1984: The End Of All Songs compilation.
Reissue design by Xylem

Alan Freeman, Steve Freeman: Casio PT30 & MT68, voice, Yamaha CS5, radio, guitar, metal, echo and various sound effects

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Alto Stratus Leicester, UK

The duo of Alan and Steve Freeman (Ultima Thule), we spent much of our spare time during the 1980's experimenting with electronics, sound collage, etc., recording some 30 odd cassettes as Alto Stratus (and other guises: Vrije, Q.S.O., Electric Junk, etc.), also as soloists, and the trio ZBB. For 30 years we've continued with a 10 further releases since, bands: Endgame, The Newt Hounds, Triax, etc. ... more

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