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Broken Access

by Theo Alexander

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aconitum vulparia Peerless in its beauty. I love this album. Favorite track: Hammer Frenzy.
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Igor Sciavolino ascoltatore A thin and intelligente use of old glorious Tascam multitrack recorder.
The unvolontarious noises become structural parts of compositions and create a very astonishing and poetic effect. Great work!
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toranokaraage A beautiful melody covered with deep hissnoise. This album will stay on my shelf.
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birchtrees I love the music on Broken calms me so softly and sweetly. Some ambient music is reptitive and boring whereas this is dynamic while serene.
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RidgeRacer4 One of the best albums I've been able to work and concentrate lets you drift off and the pulls you right back. Exceptional piano work. Favorite track: Palliative.
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Broken Access was recorded at home in Prague utilising piano and Tascam 414. Each work features multiple, interacting layers that create an entirely new sonic environment for piano based music. Disarming intimacy is juxtaposed with processed playback, challenging ideas of authenticity associated with acoustic sound itself.

Made up of five pieces, Broken Access is a beautiful marriage of Theo Alexander's previous music resulting in his most complete and satisfying work to date.

The album cover features the work of contemporary artist David Altmejd


released May 29, 2020


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Theo Alexander London, UK

Chinese-British composer Theo Alexander writes energetic, intricate music using piano, tape loops and synthesisers. Preoccupied by themes of memory, repetition, and decadence, his music is often ecstatic, splicing melodic patterns together in complex and affecting structures of sound. His approach is driven by a desire to subvert the acoustic qualities of the piano with electronic counterparts. ... more

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