LR012
-RYAN YORK | ZIPPERLEGS


LR012
CS, total cassette runtime 32.2min
Limited to 300 copies

Ryan York appears courtesy of Non Projects

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Cassette Includes:
*Limited edition ZIPPERLEGS 11×17 POSTER
*1 of 2 cassette-edition covers
*CS-ONLY bonus track “The Other Side of Backwater (feat. Baths)
*CS-ONLY bonus track “They Will Do Anything”

Zipperlegs is Ryan York’s third release following his eponymous debut album on the Non Projects label under the moniker of Asura. Where Asura found York investigating the boundary line between the city of angels’ beat jungle and the artist’s own ties to modern classical and jazz, Zipperlegs represents a shift toward a deeper form of beat-one.

The title Zipperlegs is a word representing the state of trance that creative traditions can elicit inspired by Haitian rara, West African polyrhythmic musics, E.E. Cummings’ linguistic flips, Bulgarian and Georgian choral traditions, Tibetan chants, Kwakwaka’wakw dance, the poems of Rumi, and, of course, the spectre of contemporary electronic production. Influenced by its parallel conception with the Haitian earthquake of early 2010, Zipperlegs explores death, inequality, and the oddness of embodiment in a human form.


(Cover Art & Posters by: Jesselisa)


Video by: Miko Revereza

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April 12th, 2011
Category:Releases

6 responses so far ↓

  • michael 04–12–11 at 3:43 am

    Ah right, has he ditched the name-clashing Asura thing?

    Or is it the ol’ one name for one label game?

    MP3 sounds great.

  • michael 04–12–11 at 3:44 am

    PS. download link is missing .mp3 … but works fine if you bung that on the end.

    Thanks for so much great music!

  • GLIA . 04–12–11 at 7:58 pm

    DOPE / MUST COP

  • sumkid 04–14–11 at 9:19 pm

    cant wait to get mine in the mail !

  • Jack Bandit 10–19–11 at 9:16 pm

    hauntingly deep sounds

    turn on tune in drop out

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