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Mastered and cut by Rashad Becker at D+M.
Artwork by Zsófia Boda.
Graphic design: Bartolomé Sanson.
published in February 2017
140grm vinyl, uncoated sleeve and innersleeve + CD
8 tracks (37'51)
Budapest-based composer Gábor Lázár debuts on Shelter Press with his second full length album, Crisis of Representation: these 8 tracks created from one single type of sound constitute a true example of experimentation in the field of extreme computer music.
Continuously defining his unique composition skills over the years, Gábor Lázár shared a first release with Russell Haswell for his now defunct imprint Last Foundation, quickly followed in 2014 by the album I.L.S. on Lorenzo Senni's Presto!? label and EP16 on Boomkat's The Death of Rave, before collaborating last year on a joint album with Mark Fell for the highly acclaimed The Neurobiology of Moral Decision Making, also released on The Death of Rave.
Crisis of Representation, his next statement is a collection of 7 (+1) pieces. Years in the making, the record gathers tracks « mostly recorded in 2015, but some of the tracks were recorded as early as 2011 ; but they are all about the same idea. It's really important to me to be able to be focused over a long period of time ».
Titled as Crisis of Representation, the album is another step further into the direction his abstract techno fragments. Instead of repeating beats, Gábor Lázár maintains linearity by using only one type of characteristic sound and a few composition techniques throughout the whole album.