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Released on Important Drone Records (#11) on March 21, 2020

Metastability: a stable state of a dynamical system other than its state of least energy. Systems in a metastable state are charged with potentials.


“The result is great, I think. In each of these four pieces, the shifts are slow and minimal, the sound remains dark and ‘heavy’, but throughout there is enough variation to be noted in these pieces; there is not a complete standstill.” Vital Weekly 1226.


released March 21, 2020

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Mastering by Jos Smolders


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Experimental musician based in The Netherlands exploring the relationship between movement and stasis. Using analog synthesis, software, field recordings, and recordings of various objects, Matthijs combines long-form drone with elements from acousmatic music, noise, and microsound. ... more

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