This is a digital-only reissue of the Invisible Architecture #8 CD originally released in 2002 by Sub Rosa Records (BE).

This music grew out of a late November 2002 performance and studio improvisation in NYC. Deupree’s Stil. and Willits’ Folding, And The Tea had just been released on 12k, and a release party was held at Tonic in NYC. The show was recorded, then the pair set up a processing system in Deupree’s Brooklyn studio. It consisted of Willits’ guitar, folding through his own software system, and then resynthesized through Deupree’s Kyma processing. Jamming late into the night turned into hours of raw material. they edited the recordings into 10 track foundations, and finalized the tracks individually, 3000 miles apart. The final cd contains excerpts from the live recordings at Tonic in NYC, and their favorite finished pieces from the original studio collaboration. The result is a hybrid of Deupree’s keen timing and sensitivity to the microprocessing of sounds, and Willits’ folded guitar playing and flowing harmonic sensibilities. The cd drifts into new sonic territory for both artists, and establishes a foundation for Willits’ new melodic arrangements and deupree’s growing interest in live instrumentation.

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Taylor Deupree

Technology and imperfection. The raw and the processed. Curator and curated. Solo explorer and gregarious collaborator. The life and work of Taylor Deupree are less a study in contradictions than a portrait of the multidisciplinary artist in a still-young century. Deupree is an accomplished sound artist whose recordings, rich with abstract atmospherics, have appeared on numerous record labels, and well as in site-specific installations at such institutions as the ICC (Tokyo, Japan) and the Yamaguchi…

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Christopher Willits

Christopher Willits is a musician, artist and teacher based in San Francisco who believes that music and art can catalyze inner change. Willits creates meditative ambient electronic music created with guitar and voice, that is designed to overlap with his own cinematic audiovisual work. These immersive experiences of sound and light speak to a global audience on a universal level. His music on labels such as Ghostly International has garnered critical acclaim, sending him on…

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This Valley Of Old Mountains

This Valley Of Old Mountains is Federico Durand and Taylor Deupree.

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