ILLUSION OF SAFETY, "THE NATURE OF SAND"
This CD documents twolive performances from 1995 featuring Illusion of Safety with membersof Life Garden (in Phoenix) and Illusion of Safety with Voice of Eye(Houston).
Each track stretches over 35 minutes and are fine examplesof improvisational electronic noisemakers at play with each other. Thewonderful menu of sound exhibited here includes spacious depths,orchestral manipulations, spoken samples, clangs and clicks,percussion, guitar drones, delayed chimes with low rumbles andelectronic squeals. Each sound grows and builds, without eclipsing theothers, and has an identity each that is all their own. With 35+ minutetracks, it's difficult to capture the feeling of each piece as a wholein mere samples. For fans of depth-charged improvisationalists, this CDis an excellent document to own.