Recorded in a c.1800 Napoleonic military Martello tower, 10 metres from the North Sea. Improvised responses while observing winter sea states, storms, aerial atmospherics, shipping lanes and fog horns; tripping-out a touch for sure.
Tracks 1 - 6 / acoustic instruments into Pure Data - live microphone signal-processing with real-time overplay layering.
Track 7 / Pure Data only.
1970’s Kimbara model no.76 guitar made in Japan for FCN-London;
D tin whistle, Generation; gale-force wind & rain recording.
Diffused in ANAHUACALLI, Museo Diego Rivera, Coyoacán, Mexico City, for the exhibition TITTIPUSSIDAD, Sarah Lucas, 2012; Soundtrack to the documentary film 'About Sarah' by Elisa Miller; Soundtrack to the film REALIDAD by Julian Simmons.
“I thought the fucking door was open … I’ve probably listened to it too much”, Russell Haswell.
“LaMonte Young in Japan”, Angus Cook.
Recorded December 2011 - February 2012.
Limited edition CDR 2012 : NUMBERSTREAM0.
Remastered, digitally released 2018 : TOWER.
(Track 1 - 'Radar Love' is not based on the track of the same name by Golden Earring.)