White Noise - Love Without Sound

Rolling out my week with this masterpiece from White Noise, a group formed by American David Vorhaus after meeting BBC Radiophonic Workshop composers Delia Derbyshire & Brian Hodgson (of Unit Delta Plus). This is probably one of the most spliced and manipulated records in history, employing numerous tape delays, manipulation techniques and uncanny sound effects (orgasms, double bass sped up to sound like cello and violin and so on). It's hard to describe the record but I would say it is akin to some sort of Gothic theatre (although the cover art does give a good indication of what it sounds like). Matthew Murphy did a great review of the record for pitchfork back in 2007 when it was re-issued. Definately recommended for those broadcast fans out there.

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