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William Burroughs - Nothing Here Now But the Recordings on limited Colored vinyl

William Burroughs - Nothing Here Now But the Recordings on limited Colored vinyl

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Artist: William Burroughs | Label: Dias |  Format: LP  |  Genre: Spoken | LP Condition:  New | Jacket: Sealed

William Burroughs
Nothing Here Now But the Recordings
Dias 065 - LP on super limited WHITE vinyl (limited to 300 copies worldwide) 

In 1980, Genesis P-Orridge and Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson of (then-)Throbbing Gristle travelled to New York City to meet up at the fortified apartment, known as The Bunker, of famed beat writer and cultural pioneer William S. Burroughs and his executor James Grauerholz. Genesis and Sleazy started the daunting task of compiling the experimental sound works of Burroughs, which, up until that point, had never been widely heard.During those visits, Burroughs would play back his tape recorder experiments featuring his spoken word "cut-ups", collaged field recordings from his travels and his flirtations with EVP recording techniques, pioneered by Latvian intellectual Konstantins Raudive. Over the following year, P-Orridge, Christopherson and Grauerholz spent countless hours compiling various edits, each collection showcasing Burroughs sensitive ear and experimental prowess for audio anomaly within technical limitations. In early 1981, Burroughs had relocated to Lawrence, KS to escape the violence and manias of New York City life. There, P-Orridge and Christopherson put the finishing touches on the record that would be known as Nothing Here Now but the Recordings. Released in Spring 1981, the album would end up as the final release on Industrial Records, brought about by the dissolution of Throbbing Gristle. It was quietly out of print until 1998, when John Giorno and the Giorno Poetry Systems included the album on a retrospective CD box set, which compiled the majority of Burroughs's seminal recordings. In 2015, Dais Records worked closely with the Estate of William S. Burroughs to finally re-release, for the first time in 36 years, a proper vinyl reissue of William S. Burroughs Nothing Here Now but the Recordings to celebrate the centennial anniversary of William S. Burroughs. For the 2023 edition, Dais has remastered the audio with renowned engineer Josh Bonati, and restored the original artwork with a new dedication to Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Peter Christopherson. Most of these recordings stem from 1959-early 60s, but includes one from 1978. 

      Track Listing:
Captain Clark Welcomes You Aboard 
The Saints Go Marching Through All the Popular Tunes 
Summer Will 
Outside the Pier Prowled Like Electric Turtles 
The Total Taste is Here - News Cut-up 
Choral Section - Backwards 
We See the Future Through the Binoculars of the People  
Just Checking Your Summer Recordings 
Creepy Letter - Cut-up at the Beat Hotel in Paris 
Inching - Is This Machine Recording? 
Handkerchief Masks - News Cut-up 
Word Falling - Photo Falling 
Throat Microphone Experiment 
It's About Time to Identify Oven Area 
Last Words of Hassan Sabbah 

NEW SEALED LP set on Super limited WHITE vinyl 

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