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Cristian Vogel unveils Polyphonic Beings LP



Berlin-based Chilean Cristian Vogel has revealed details of his forthcoming full-length effort, Polyphonic Beings.

The album, together with last year’s Eselsbrücke LP, was apparently inspired by a Karlheinz Stockhausen lecture from 1972 (the year of Vogel’s birth, coincidentally), entitled Four Criteria Of Electronic Music.

“When we hear music, we are modified on levels we are not able to perceive – he [Stockhausen] refers to the ‘atomic layers of ourselves,'” says Vogel. “It struck me that if indeed we are embodying music so deeply into ourselves, then surely we begin to resemble that music. In some sense, we become what we hear. It is with this idea that Eselsbrücke, my previous album, came to a close and now Polyphonic Beings begins.” 

Polyphonic Beings will be released across all formats from November 14th via Shitkatapult.


01. Exclusion Waves 02. McCaw’s Ghost 03. How Many Grapes Went Into That Wine 04. Lost In The Chase 05. LA Banshee 06. Forest Gifts 07. Spectral Jack (Vinyl Exclusive) 08. Society Of Hands 

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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