artist: FM3 title: Buddha Machine II format: sound box year of release: 2008 label: self released duration: 4:46
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When it comes to releasing music, there are of course possibilities beyond the usual CD, LP, cassette or MP3. FM3, a collaboration between Christiaan Virant and Zhang Jian, proves this by making, instead of a regular album, an electronic sound box with nine different meditative ambient loops. It is a kind of transistor radio, with volume knob, headphone jack, a button for changing tracks, and a pitch-shifter.
As the name suggests, Buddha […read more…]