Shop > Audio

#12048

Francisco López: 1980-82

Artist
Francisco López
Price
$16.00
Date
2015
Publisher
Art Metropole
Format
Audio
Genre
Cassette, Art Metropole Edition
Description

Recorded in Madrid between 1980 and 1982. Digitally remastered from the original cassette masters at ‘mobile messor’ (Amsterdam, Palermo, Mexico City, Berlin), 2009-2012.

From the liner notes:

“For nearly a decade, starting in 1980, I worked almost exclusively with walkman recorders and cheap cassette players. From the beginning, sound recordings were intuitively for me “worlds in themselves”, always markedly different from the original “reality”, always full of their own thrilling features. I developed my own, very simple – but very efficient – techniques for sound transformation using only cassettes. I couldn’t afford the prototypical “experimental” tools of those times: reel-to-reel recorders, synthesizers, rhythm boxes and the like. With hindsight, this limitation turned out to be a great advantage and an important lesson, that has remained vividly present for me until today: the most essential tools are spiritual, not technical.” – Francisco López

Sleeve images: original drawings by Emma McNally.
Edition May 2015: 125 copies.

  1. Francisco López: 1980-82
 

Related Items

  1. Francisco López: Köllt/Kulu
  2. A Tasty Swarm of Small Signals
  3. Aidan Baker, Eric Chenaux, Ryan Driver, and Josh Thorpe: Art Metronome 002
  4. Raymond Boisjoly: Lucky Lager scan and Indian colours
  5. Ansel Adams and Godfre Leung: AA Volume 4
  6. Garry Neill Kennedy: Seizures Wallpaper
  7. James Carl, FASTWÜRMS, Jill Henderson, and David Shrigly: ABC.....WITH LOVE (TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL)
  8. Peaches Grillz
  9. agent.NASDAQ aka Reinhold Grether ,  Edward Poitras , Zeigam Azizov, Isabelle De Baets, Karl Beveridge, Chris Burden, Heather Cassils, Maurizio Cattelan, Carole Condé, Jane Crawford, Wim Delvoye, Maria Eichhorn, Hu Fang, Gerald Ferguson, Elizabeth Ferrell, and Andrea Fraser: Commerce By Artists
  10. Nour Bishouty and Jacob Korczynski: 1—130
  11. Dodie Bellamy and Kota Ezawa: Behind Your Stumbling
  12. TUSSEL: The Sound of White Columns
  13. LEVE 3
  14. Martin Creed: I Can’t Move
  15. Ear Rationelle
  16. CCMC and Christian Marclay: CCMC + Christian Marclay
  17. AUDIO ARTS - Reading at Coracle Press 4: Roy Fischer
  18. Holly Jane Ward: Folklore
  19. Mabus: Kubla Khan
  20. THAMES: Volume X
  21. Stardust Nigga
  22. CCMC Play at Double Double
  23. A Pining
  24. Charles Barabé: Les dernières confessions
  25. CVN: Matters