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William Basinski & Richard Chartier

Not sure if two members counts, but this is somewhat of a minimal experimental electronic supergroup. Master of decay William Basinski teams up with Line co-founder Richard Chartier for some introspective, nervous channeling of drifting sound on Important Records. Seeing as three of the instruments they’ve cited are just forms of m...view item »

A Ravishment of Mirror

Originally released on CD in 2014, Pinkcourtesyphone’s Ambient, Drone masterpiece,  A Ravishment of Mirror, is now available on vinyl for the first time through the label Thoughtforms. Inspired by the city of Los Angeles in which Richard Chartier, the man behind Pinkc...view item »

Robert Curgenven & Richard Chartier
Built Through

God, I'm sat here in the baking heat in my room listening to this tranquil baby. The second track is particularly relevant to my near-immolated state being the sound of electronic crickets-on-crack chirruping excitedly, undercut with a deep gradually escalating tonal throb reminiscent of ...view item »

Richard Chartier

Once upon a time I was staying in a house in Welwyn Garden City. Adding to the glamorous setting was the fact that the only space to sleep was in a kitchen where the dog normally slept. In order to stretch out satisfactorily I had my head pressed against a fridge. All night I lay there with t...view item »

Richard Chartier
Transparency (Performance)

This is a recording of a performance from October 2010 in the ring Auditorium at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC. The performance is a culmination of recordings from a research fellowship which explored the National Museum of American History's collection of 19th...view item »

Richard Chartier
Interior Field

Field recordings from Richard Chartier from a variety of spaces around the world, large and small, have been converted into a minimalist album that needs space, peace and quiet to truly absorb. The layers and sounds build up to a sedate soundscape well worth exploring.  CD on Line, limited to just 500 copies....view item »