TRS070 will come in only one, extremely lovely and quite limited edition of 50 copies. Each of the 50 copies comes as a sewn 24 page booklet with a unique, modified vintage wallpaper wrap around cover. The hand worked pages are composed of hi res archival prints of 8 original Colin Herrick collages, a couple of which have flip back options…these prints are printed on the back of various antique and distressed papers, such as pages from a rare copy of The Universal Penman, original 160 year old French architectural drawings and others. Interspersed in each are fold open pages from an antique book of appropriately architectural and gothic american glassware, and a vintage strip of portuguese decorative shelf paper. Each booklet is sewn into it’s cover, hand stamped and labelled and held tight with an elastic band. Also inside is a mounted, small black envelope with a hand artified 3” Mini CD-R. And lastly…each copy will come with a 100 year old children’s “Logomachy” alphabet game card tucked into it…the earliest purchasers will get a card with their initial on it!
These six tracks were recorded during a week of seclusion in a house deep in the woods of Northern Ontario with portions recorded in a cabin in the Gatineau region of Quebec. The recordings include various sample sources including goats and birds in Switzerland, a choir featuring Kuepfer’s parents, and wolves from the Aspden Valley Wildlife Sanctuary near Rousseau, Ontario.
Cezary Gapik (also know as CEZAR) was born in Czestochowa, Poland in 1963. He started his musical activity in 1980 as an animator of punk rock bands. Soon enough he discovered new sounds which were brought by the punk rock rebellion. Cabaret Voltaire, Public Image Ltd. or other “new wave” bands had an enormous influence on the perception of music by Cezar.