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A-Sun Amissa – You Stood Up For Victory, We Stood Up For Less, Gizeh Records GZH44. Ltd. Ed. LP

A-Sun Amissa – You Stood Up For Victory, We Stood Up For Less, Gizeh Records GZH44. Ltd. Ed. LP

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ORIGIN : UK
LABEL : Gizeh Records
CONDITION OF COVER & INSERT : NM-
CONDITION OF RECORD : NM-

Limited edition of 300 vinyl-only copies. Includes all inserts.

A-Sun Amissa is a project formed out of Leeds, UK in 2011 by members of Glissando and The Rustle Of The Stars. Built on the foundations of the unknown, a project that encompasses minimalist drones, modern-classical movements and avant-garde tendencies. Richard Knox (Glissando, The Rustle Of The Stars, Of Thread & Mist) and Angela Chan (Glissando, The Rustle Of The Stars, Ten, Tomorrow We Sail) began forming the initial ideas in the Autumn of 2011, moving away from the piano-led ambience of previous outputs. You Stood Up for Victory, We Stood Up for Less sees A-Sun Amissa moving in a more dense direction, the drones are heavier, the sound thicker and with the added bass-clarinet of Gareth Davis, there is a new, slightly darker jazz element to the music. The two tracks were conceived initially as two drone guitar pieces -- following that, work was done on the composition and atmosphere of the tracks, adding the bass-clarinet, viola, vocals, field recordings and piano. The finished works produce an unsettling but hypnotic listen, with melodies moving in and out of the mix throughout these two pieces.


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