Torridon Gate - Reissue

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    As heard on BBC 6Music, WFMU, NTS Radio, Resonance FM and more...

    "23 minutes of spectral splendour made entirely out of sounds produced from a garden gate! …[A]n amazing achievement, sort of like the missing link between Ekoplekz and On Land, or Stahlmusikgaseously expanded into Kosmische Musik." Simon Reynolds, Blissblog

    "The masters of tape manipulation conjure up awe-inspiring, breathing vistas of sound from a proverbially mundane source. IT'S QUATERMASSIVE!" Rev Jim Jupp of Ghost Box / Belbury Poly

    "Reassuringly unheimlich... an ordinary object made hauntingly strange." - Musicworks Magazine

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All of the music on this album was created from a single recording of
a front garden gate on Torridon Road in Hither Green, London.
These sounds were captured using a contact microphone and
processed, looped and edited on three reel – to – reel tape machines
with all electronic effects or artificial reverb strictly forbidden.


released April 16, 2015

Produced by Robin The Fog & Chris Weaver, April – June 2014.
Mastered by James Edward ‘Butterscotch’ Barker.
Artwork by Robin The Fog, screen-print by Hannah Brown,
courtesy of
Presented with gratitude to Tony Alpe and Kathryn Everett.
Originally released Autumn 2014 on A Year In The Country
This limited vinyl reissue released Spring 2015 on The Fog Signals
with thanks to Stephen Prince


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anyone being hare-brained enough to set up a label specialising in obscure sound art in the midst of a massive recession. Then there are those who record such howlings onto old reel-to-reel tape machines, play them backwards and press the results onto limited edition vinyl. The Fog Signals falls squarely into the latter categroy. ... more

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