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new matmos album coming in october!




from thrill jockey press release:


Recorded in the basement studio of
their home in Baltimore, the album is constructed entirely out of the sounds
generated by a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II model washing machine. Like its
namesake, the album runs across its variations as a single, continuous thirty
eight minute experience that starts with the grinding turn of the wash size
selection wheel, and ends with the alert noise that signals that the wash is done.

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A couple of weeks ago, I spent 2 hours trying to fix my ultimate care 2 washing machine. I took it all apart to replace the drive coupler, really struggled to put it back together and then, sure enough, it was still broken when I tried to turn it on. I knew it was a bad to have pieces left over but I took it apart kind of quickly. Lesson learned.


Anyway, I'm looking forward to this one.

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Need to get this.. used to love Matmos but not kept up with their stuff for last few years.


Listened to a chance to cut.. the other day and had forgot how awesome it was. After listening to that checked out some bits from this and was very impressed but haven't got round to getting it yet

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