Kali Malone The Sacrificial Code

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Vinyl 2x12" | 2019 / UK – Reissue | New
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Kali Malone’s 'The Sacrificial Code’ is a major work featuring almost two hours of concentrated, creeping organ pieces aligned to non traditional intonation/tuning systems. It's a stunning realisation of ideas borne out of academic and conceptual rigour, with a perception-altering quality that encourages exploration without a preordained endpoint.

The Sacrificial Code’ takes a more surgical approach to the methods first explored on last year’s ‘Organ Dirges 2016 - 2017’. Over the course of three parts performed on three different organs, Malone’s minimalist process captures a jarring precision of closeness, both on the level of the materiality of the sounds and on the level of composition.The recordings here involved careful close miking of the pipe organ in such a way as to eliminate environmental identifiers as far as possible - essentially removing the large hall reverb so inextricably linked to the instrument. The pieces were then further compositionally stripped of gestural adornments and spontaneous expressive impulse - an approach that flows against the grain of the prevailing musical hegemony, where sound is so often manipulated, and composition often steeped in self indulgence. It echoes Steve Reich’s sentiment “..by voluntarily giving up the freedom to do whatever momentarily comes to mind, we are, as a result, free of all that momentarily comes to mind.”

With its slow, purified and seemingly austere qualities ‘The Sacrificial Code’ guides us through an almost trance-inducing process where we become vulnerable receptors for every slight movement, where every miniature shift in sound becomes magnified through stillness. As such, it’s a uniquely satisfying exercise in transcendence through self restraint and by this point inarguably a modern classic.
Item Details
Item No: 1007188
Artist: Kali Malone
Title: The Sacrificial Code
Label: Ideal
Catalog No: iDEAL192
Format: Vinyl 2x12", Vinyl, LP
Pressing: UK – Reissue
Release Date: 2019
Genre: Electronic & Dance
Style: Downbeat | Electronica | Leftfield
Available since: 2023-04-20
Condition: New
Price: 38,99 €
Weight: 250g (plus 250g Packaging)
A1 Spectacle Of Ritual
A2 Sacrificial Code
B1 Rose Wreath Crown (For Cw)
B2 Sacer Profanare
C1 Litanic Cloth Wrung
C2 Fifth Worship Ii
D1 Hagakyrka Bells
D2 Sacrificial Code
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