An album of “synthetic exotica & pseudo-ethnographic music”.
Sounding like the field recording from an imaginary landscape, “Tristes Tropiques” (named after Claude Lévi-Strauss' landmark ethnographic writing of the same name) deals with the meaning of Exotica & ethnographic recordings (without using them) as well as with cultural categories like “Otherness”. As smart as it is, it's also totally stunning, free-floating music, RIYL Dolphins Into The Future or Jan Jelinek
New edition of the album released in 2016.
Download code included.
Andrew Pekler (born in 1973 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, lives and works in
Berlin) is a sound artist
whose experimental practice relies on the use of
recontextualized samples and archives