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RYOJI IKEDA

CODE NAME: A TO Z

THE VINYL FACTORY

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* New project by Ryoji Ikeda
* 26 sonic frequencies derived from military use of morse code
* Pressed on 12" transparent vinyl
* 13 locked grooves per side, titles hand etched
* Mastered by Noel Summerville at 3345
* Perfect Image white outer and inner sleeves
* Limited to 300 copies worldwide

A new project by Ryoji Ikeda comprising 26 sonic frequencies which form an audio conversation derived from the US military use of morse code. Pressed on transparent 12" vinyl with 13 locked grooves each side, the title of each hand etched into the grooves.

Released by The Vinyl Factory on the occasion of Elevation 2017, an arts festival in Gstaad produced by LUMA Foundation, where Ryoji is presenting a site-specific installation of Test Pattern.

Side A
ALFA
BRAVO
CHARLIE
DELTA
ECHO
FOXTROT
GOLF
HOTEL
INDIA
JULIETT
KILO
LIMA
MIKE

Side B
NOVEMBER
OSCAR
PAPA
QUEBEC
ROMEO
SIERRA
TANGO
UNIFORM
VICTOR
WHISKEY
X-RAY
YANKEE
ZULU

Process:
ALFA >> (converted to morse code) >> .- .-.. ..-. .- >> (sonification with various frequencies) >> 1.8 second sound loop >> locked groove