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Gyratory System Announce LP Details
Laurie Tuffrey , October 28th, 2013 13:27

Third album Utility Music set for release in January

We've previously reported that Andrew Blick's madcap electronica project Gyratory System had a new album on the way, and today they've announced that Utility Music, their third LP, will be out on Soft Bodies Records, on January 13 2014.

At the time, we premiered the ace animated video for the first single from the album, 'Harmonograph' (have a watch of that below), which is set to be followed by another single, 'Old Harmony', on December 30, with Blick giving us a few insights into the album: "The album is called Utility Music, which is a term first used in Germany in the 1920s to distinguish music for a purpose - like music meant for dancing to - from music which is just music. Which side of that divide we come is for the listener to decide. The album took about two years to come together, which is long for Gyratory System or anything else I have done in fact. It has got all the Gyratory System hallmarks - the processed wind instruments, the programming, the improvised flurries, the shifting repetition, the multi-layered lines. And we have vocals on it for the first time, but they don't sound like normal vocals."

Read the interview in full and head to Gyratory System's website for updates.

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