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Surgeon To Release New Album
Christian Eede , January 4th, 2016 13:17

Anthony Child set to release the first full length album under his Surgeon alias in almost five years later this month; listen to a track from it below

Following the release of an ambient album last year recorded under his own name of Anthony Child, Surgeon will return this month with his seventh solo album under his primary alias. Above, you can listen to album cut ‘BDF-3299’ right now.

The album, entitled From Farthest Known Objects, will mark Surgeon’s first full length since 2011’s Breaking The Frame and will be released via his own Dynamic Tension label. The album’s theme is inspired by the various forms of vintage hardware used on the production.

““While exploring new production techniques using old and unlikely hardware, the results were so unusual that I really had the sense that these pieces of equipment didn’t actually create these sounds, rather they were in fact some kind of elaborate reception device that allowed me to tune into transmissions from Distant Galaxies,” says the producer. “The music I could hear was actually the received transmissions of Pop Hits from those Distant Galaxies that were being played on their radio stations. I quickly recorded all that I could before losing the transmission.

“I consulted with Dr Andrew Read, the astrophysicist with whom I recorded Guitar Treatments in 1999. He has worked on the discovery of the most distant galaxies and astronomical objects in the Universe. Together we came up with a possible list of where these musical transmissions may have come from.” The album is out on January 29.

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