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A Stuffed Crocodile

by Brian Lavelle



This little 3" disc was originally released in January 2001 on the excellent Italian label, Afe Records, by the equally excellent Andrea Marutti. Andrea had supported my music for a while at this point, and to my mind this 20 minute digital composition was the best thing I'd created up to that point. Listening back now, I find a lot to like here. I am credited with 'computer'. And so it was. I still think this stands up, nearly 15 years later. But what do you think?

The title of the piece came at a point when I was at my height of fascination with Alfred Jarry, a fascination that has only dwindled a little over the years.

'L'objet d'art, par définition, est le crocodile empaillé.'

My thanks are due to Andrea Marutti, as always, and to Caroline McKenzie who sent me a non-corrupted version of the track after I discovered mine had bitten the digital dust.


released January 1, 2001


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Brian Lavelle Edinburgh

Scottish sound artist interested in long, quiet, slow sounds.

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