• Leafcutter John - The Housebound Spirit

    Reviewed by anil bawa (absorb.org)

    Leafcutter John - The Housebound Spirit

    "with public-sector housing largely discontinued, and much of it now in private hands, it may be that the city's creative potential will diminish, as artists, musicians and others are gradually displaced by members of wealthier but more time-pressured groups"

    "globalisation, rather than neutralising the significance of place, seems to accentuate its value"

    patrick keiller, the independent, may 9, 2002.

    "canetti notes that in a pack each member is
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  • Intriguing third album from London-based acousmatic composer John Burton

    Leafcutter John - The Housebound Spirit

    Reviewed by Shlom (Boomkat)

    Leafcutter John - The Housebound Spirit

    ‘The Housebound Spirit’ is a startling, highly original piece of work that brings to fruition an evidently long thought out exploration of microscopic sounds, electro-accoustic tradition and a study of the intricacy of percussion and track construction. Bringing to mind a wide and varied host of originators, the 15 tracks on board veer from the concrete manipulations of “Electric Love” (featuring screams provided by Bit_Meddler, Venetian Snares, Hellfish and
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