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New William Basinski LP Uses Black Hole Sounds
Christian Eede , January 9th, 2019 17:44

William Basinski will release a new album which features sounds captured during "the merging of two distant massive black holes, 1.3 billion years ago"

Composer William Basinski has announced details of a new album, titled On Time Out of Time.

Due in March, the album features music that was originally composed for 2017 installations ER=EPR and Orbihedron by artists Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand. Included in the music are sound recordings from an observatory which captured "the merging of two distant massive black holes, 1.3 billion years ago."

Basinski will play two UK shows following on from the album's release, at St John on Bethnal Green in London on March 29 and Manchester's Albert Hall on April 11. On Time Out of Time is out via Temporary Residence on March 8.

Read a 2012 interview with Basinski, focused on the 10th anniversary of his works The Disintegration Loops, here.

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