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Kink Gong
Erhai Floating Sound

This release is a documentation of what sounds like a fairly amazing performance on a Chinese lake in 2010: the music (bubbling electronics) was made on a boat and the sound dispersed via 4 other boats. Hence Erhai Floating Sound. This cassette does about the best it could do in channeling the piece without actually transporting you to ...view item »

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Tibetan Buddhism Trip

So field recorder Laurent Jeanneau decided it was a good idea to release his recordings of ethnic minorities and their music under the name Kink Gong. He was wrong of course but either way we have a begu...view item »

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Imer Zeillos

The new Kink Gong material performs an interesting act of combination not often seen in the world of field recording. Rather than claiming to present a document of a single time and place, Imer Zeillos takes recordings of Turkish traditional instruments and puts ...view item »

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Tanzania presents a re-worked and re-processed set of field recordings made by Laurent Jeanneau (aka Kink Gong) fifteen years ago (in Tanzania, as it happens). The treatments he applies make this an interesting half-way house between a presentation straight, ‘raw’ recordings and electro-acou...view item »
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Cripes, not even really sure where to start with this one. Basically Laurent Jeanneau has gone to Xinjiang Province in China and recorded a load of local musicians playing local instruments with names like kazakh dongbra and uyghur tambur and dotar that I'm not even going to pretend to kno...view item »

Kink Gong

Audio archivist Laurent "Kink Gong" Jeanneau is back with a new LP, a companion piece to this year's 'Gongs of Cambodia & Laos' collection which examined the various timbres and tones of gong orchestras of South East Asia. On 'Gongs' he takes this material and manipulates it into warped, deconstructed and distorted shapes, using computer mod...view item »