mike fazio – The Vast Apart released 11-02-18

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Eleven years in the making, Fazio has produced a very different album unlike any in his history. An art / rock / ambient sensibility seen through the eyes of an artist with a reverence as well as a lightheartedness for the historical importance of our shared musical experiences. Through the past, fondly.

Fazio, known foremost for his beloved orchestramaxfieldparrish ambient project, is a veteran of the downtown NYC experimental performance scene of the 1980’s and college radio alt rock scene of the 1990’s has been part of hundreds of recordings, independent film soundtracks and modern dance recital music.

The Vast Apart is Fazio’s 35th recording on his Faith Strange imprint since 1992. Limited CD pressing in gatefold card sleeve | unlimited DL

Exquisitely recorded and mastered in 24bit / 96k high fidelity.

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“Never one to overindulge himself, Fazio’s textures and patterns service the tune far more than any egotistical self-journey.” – Brainwashed

“Artfully navigating the interstices between experimental ambient and a distillate of neo-classical.” – Igloo Magazine

“Fazio’s hand is more than capable.” – WHITE_LINE

“This is music that is beautiful, powerful, intimate and cinematographic; the end of a great trilogy of some of the finest ambient music; in whatever form Mike Fazio wishes to play this. He shows he has a few tricks up his sleeve.” – Vital Weekly

“In a perfect world, there would be a place for explorative music of such genuine quality in thousands of receptive listeners’ homes, but such a world, alas, doesn’t seem to be the one we inhabit.” – textura

“one more reason to consider him amongst what I consider to be the unsung contemporary masters of the Musique Concrete style of experimentalism alongside more well-known names such as Daniel Menche.” – Heathen Harvest

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A Guide For Reason – Aftertones is released

Updated February 14, 2017

A Guide For Reason – Aftertones is released

 

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A Guide For Reason
Aftertones
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A collection of works to induce a dream state, whether during waking hours or during REM.
Keeping with my long time interest and research in memories and dreams, their origins and their consequences on our daily lives, this collection of music continues that thought process and is intended to expand ones outlook on what is and what could be, in a perfect world.The digital format and to a slightly lesser degree the memory stick format can open up a world of experimentation for artists today, if one chooses to keep an open mind, musical formats that do not adhere to the physical limits of hard formats such as the CD, CDR and vinyl LP. This collection of music could have easily been 300 minutes or 30 minutes but in the end I settled with a length of 55 minutes. I could very easily envision these dream drones lasting for hours.

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An unlimited digital release in wav, aiff, mp3, flac, alac and other hi-resolution digital downloads through Bandcamp

Limited edition usb drive with 24bit / 96k files – edition of 18 (SOLD OUT)

 

Archival Series launched with two Gods Of Electricity releases

To release some of the many, many recorded works from the label throughout the last 10 years that have never been released for one reason or another, the Archival Series through Faith Strange has been started in digital form only for the time being but may be in hard format as well down the road. The first two releases come from 2008, ‘Spock’s Brain’ b/w ‘Miles Out’ from Gods Of Electricity, a 2-sided “digital 12 ep”, remixed and mastered specifically for the dance floor and beyond. The original versions were part of the follow up album to ‘Sundiving’ called ‘Miles Out’, finished but never released.

The second in the Archival Series is ‘Automatic’, originally recorded in 2009 and released on the DVD compilation ‘Lightwerx: Georges Méliès’ as ‘Mobilier Fidele’, this new version has been remixed and remastered for digital release. The track was part of the sessions that would have comprised the third Gods Of Electricity album ‘Night And The City’, a decidedly change in direction into organic, free form improv without the use of any synthesizers or electronics, still as yet unreleased. These two releases have been posted as ‘pay what you want’ for the time being and can be found here:

Faith Strange Recordings Digital Editions

Other archival works are planned for release.

Cheers!

Sonic Arts Society debuts with four releases on Faith Strange

Faith Strange presents four full length digital releases from

Sonic Arts Society

Sleepcycle – fs18

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From This That Waking Is (First Movement) – fs 19

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From This That Waking Is (Second Movement) – fs 20

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From This That Waking Is (Third Movement) – fs 21

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All four 16 bit digital albums can be downloaded on Bandcamp

by naming your price

for one month’s time only

then afterwards will have set purchase prices.

A very limited, expertly mastered, one time edition containing 96k / 24 bit audiophile files on 1x dvd-audio disc

with From This That Waking Is presented in its originally intended one hour and fifty three minute uninterrupted form

 and 44.1k / 16 bit cd quality files on 4x cdr’s

 housed in a handmade folio

will be available in the next few weeks for the independent film industry and interested forward-thinking electronic music devotees

SOLD OUT

peace.

faith strange recordings

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May, 19th 2013 – Two new works on Faith Strange: A Guide For Reason – Iconography (fs16), Fazio – Interiors (fs17) released

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A Guide For Reason – Iconography (fs16)

(limited edition CD in gatefold sleeve)

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Fazio – Interiors (fs17)

 (24 bit digital and 16 bit digital albums)

Available for shipping the week of  May 20th, 2013. The first 50 copies of Iconography come with an insert for a complimentary download of Interiors in 16 bit FLAC or other 16 bit file formats of choice. There is a 24 bit FLAC format available as well for audiophiles, but this is not included with Iconography and only available separately.

Iconography will also be available separately in 24 bit or 16 bit digital albums as of June. The CD version in gatefold sleeve is a limited run and will not be reprinted once it is sold out.

We feel the FLAC formats have the closest fidelity to the original hi definition studio recordings and strongly recommend these over mp3’s or Apple Lossless. iTunes can play FLAC files with an easy update if your installed version does not have it already. For further information about FLAC digital files please see:

http://flac.sourceforge.net/comparison.html

For further information, please visit:

www.faithstrange.com

160 kbps soundclips:

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