Osho - Amorphous Androgynous - The Isness (CD, Album)
Feb 27, · Label: Future Sound Of London Recordings - FSOLCD • Format: CD Album, Limited Edition Burgopak • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Downtempo, Psychedelic Rock, Experimental Amorphous Androgynous - The Isness (, Burgopak, CD) | Discogs/5(). Oct 19, · The Isness (Abbey Road Version) vinyl had an edition of copies: The Amorphous Androgynous* - The Isness (The Abbey Road Version) - machine-numbered g vinyl limited edition sold at RSD The Amorphous Androgynous* - The Isness (The Abbey Road Version) - unnumbered standard vinyl edition.4/5(). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Isness on Discogs. Label: Phonokol - • Format: CD Album • Country: Israel • Genre: Electronic, Rock • 4/5(10).
The artists were fairly enigmatic in the past but have become more candid with their fanbase in recent years with social websites like MyspaceYouTubetheir forum and many interviews in which Cobain almost always speaks for the Osho - Amorphous Androgynous - The Isness (CD. Garry Cobain and Brian Dougans met in the mids while studying electronics at university in ManchesterEngland. Dougans had already been making electronic music for some time, working between Glasgow and Manchester, when the pair first began working together in various local clubs.
InDougans embarked on a project for the Stakker graphics company. The result was Stakker Humanoida single that went on to reach number 17 in the UK charts, becoming the first credible UK acid house tune to cross over into the mainstream. A video was also produced. In the following three years the pair produced music under a variety of aliases, releasing a plethora of singles and EPs, including the successful bleep techno singles " Q " and " Metropolis ", some of which would end up on the duo's first compilation album Earthbeat in The track has made several British "Best songs ever" polls and track specific accolades.
With this the duo invested in a collection of Akai S samplers and other equipment. They began to play with more ambient music, resulting in the Tales of Ephidrina album ofthe first album to be released under the Amorphous Androgynous alias; this was well received by press and marked a distinct shift from the more techno-driven Acceleratorretaining some dance beats, but focussing more on texture, mood and sound. The album was adventurously released on Quigley, the band's own short-lived offshoot of Virgin.
At this time, the band had begun experimenting with radio performance, broadcasting now legendary three-hour radio shows to Manchester's Kiss FM from their studio. Despite its length, clocking in at nearly forty minutes and stretched over six parts, the track made the UK top 30, and previewed what was to come.
Inthey released Lifeforms to critical acclaim. The album featured unconventional use of percussion interspersed with ambient segments. The eponymous single from the album featured Elizabeth Fraser of the Cocteau Twins on vocals. Throughout the record, familiar motifs and samples repeated themselves, sitting alongside tropical birdsong, rainfall, wind and an array of other exotic sounds, lending the album a natural, organic feel, backed up by the environmental landscapes that filled the artwork booklet.
The album was also a top 10 hit on the UK album chart. Cobain has said that around this time that journalists would come to talk to them and one of the first things they would ask would be if they liked Brian Eno whom they cite as an Osho - Amorphous Androgynous - The Isness (CDto which they would laugh and say that they were about looking forward, not to the past.
It was, to them, very much a new work rather than just another Eno-type ambient album. We wanted to release a very immersive, mind-blowing piece of Album) that was long and would deeply drench you in it Lifeforms was redefining 'classical ambient electronic experimental' — that was the phrase we used. The released album's tone was darker and more rhythmic than Lifeforms. Cobain stated that with ISDN they had wanted to achieve something epic and grand but no matter how much technological or personal support they had and they had everything they could have possibly wanted they never got to truly do what they envisioned; he admits to wanting too much at this time, even though the album was successful; the 90s, for Cobain in particular, were a time of frustration and feelings of not being able to do what they wanted to, because the technology at the time didn't fit the band's ideas.
In addition to music composition, their interests have covered a number of areas including film and video2D and 3D computer graphicsanimation in making almost all their own videos for their singles, radio broadcasting and creating their own electronic devices for sound making.
The edition of John Peel Sessions featured three entirely new tracks, which took the breakbeats and chaotic sampling of ISDN away from their previous lush synthscapes and toward a new, more contemporary sound. Inthey released Dead Citieswhich expanded upon these early demos. The new material was a mix of ambient textures and dance music. The lead single, "My Kingdom", introduced the sound, with a video featuring shots of London, and a sound suggesting a dystopian city.
The album also featured the band's first collaboration with composer Max Richterwhich included the big beat track " We Have Explosive " that featured manipulated samples sourced from Run DMC. Released in ; it was used on the Mortal Kombat: Annihilation soundtrackand before the single release in on the video game WipE'out"along with the track "Landmass", which they wrote specifically for the game.
The album was promoted by what the band described as "the fuck rock'n'roll tour" via ISDN, lasting several months and gaining much media attention by being the first band to do a world tour without leaving their studio.
While 's tour had focused on creating soundscapes and unreleased material, the and shows were more conventional, each offering a different take on the Dead Cities experience, blending then-current tracks with occasional exclusive pieces of the time.
However, the final few performances jettisoned this material for tracks from a series of unreleased sessions, containing more live sounding material, including considerable use of guitar and percussion. These " sessions" were highly sought after by fans, with some tracks forming the basis of the band's psychedelic projects of the following decade, while others appeared on the From The Archives series.
After a four-year hiatus, rumours of mental illness began to spread which turned out to be nothing more than exaggeration of Cobain's mercury poisoning from fillings in his teeth. Cobain gained much from the experience, realizing that music was a tool for psychic exploration and entertainment but also one for healing. Three years on, they followed the album with a continuation of the Amorphous Androgynous project, Alice in Ultraland.
Rumoured to be accompanied by a film of the same title, the album took The Isness ' psychedelic experimentation and toned it down, giving the album a singular theme and sound, and replacing the more bizarre moments with funk and ambient interludes.
The album was ignored by the press, but was received more favourably among fans than its predecessor. Unlike The Isnesswhich featured almost musicians over the course of it and the various alternative versions and remix albums, Alice in Ultraland featured a fairly solid band lineup throughout, which extended to live shows which the band had undertaken away from the ISDN cables from onwards.
Loading player…. Scrobble from Spotify? Connect to Spotify Dismiss. Search Search. Play album. Length Related Tags psychedelic ambient neo-psychedelia Add tags View all tags. From The Album Play album. Play track. Artist images 21 more. Amorphous Androgynouslisteners Related Tags ambient electronic psychedelic Another name used by the members of The Future Sound of Londonoriginally used to release experimental techno material on the album Tales of Ephidrinawhich was released between Accelerator and Lifeforms More recently they have used the name for a change in musical direction away from the pure electronica sound using synths and computers to the use of real instruments and a softer more Album) electronic tone for The Isness.
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Similar Artists Play all. Trending Tracks 1. Features Exploring the local sounds and scenes at Noise Pop Fest. Albums of the latest and loved, and the ones to look out for discover By okspud1 15 Feb am. Friday 27 March Saturday 28 March Monday 30 March Tuesday 31 March Wednesday 1 April Thursday 2 April Friday 3 April Saturday 4 April Sunday 5 April Monday 6 April Tuesday 7 April Wednesday 8 April Thursday 9 April Friday 10 April Saturday 11 April Sunday 12 April Monday 13 April Tuesday 14 April Wednesday 15 April Friday 17 April Saturday 18 April Sunday 19 April Monday 20 April Tuesday 21 April Wednesday 22 April Thursday 23 April Friday 24 April Saturday 25 April Sunday 26 April Monday 27 April Tuesday 28 April Wednesday 29 April Thursday 30 April Friday 1 May Saturday 2 May Sunday 3 May Monday 4 May Tuesday 5 May Wednesday 6 May Thursday 7 May This is retro-prog, harking back to a time most of us barely remember, and as such is dissociated from contemporary life.
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Jul 19, · Osho Cello – Wayne Urqhart* Orchestrated By [Strings], The Isness (CD, Album, Unofficial) MG Records (3) TA: Russia: Amorphous Androgynous as two separate entities, and are already planning a new Future Sound of London album and a new Amorphous Androgynous album. Plus the Divinity Single is supposed to be released soon/5(84). Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Isness - Amorphous Androgynous, The Future Sound of London on AllMusic - - . Apr 21, · Six tracks out of twelve are different takes/edits from the UK Abbey Road CD promo Amorphous Androgynous - The Isness or the US mispressed CD The Future Sound Of London - The Isness, making this Abbey Road cut an unique version.
Feb 27, · Label: Future Sound Of London Recordings - FSOLCD • Format: CD Album, Limited Edition Burgopak • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Downtempo, Psychedelic Rock, Experimental Amorphous Androgynous - The Isness (, Burgopak, CD) | Discogs/5().
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Oct 19, · The Isness (Abbey Road Version) vinyl had an edition of copies: The Amorphous Androgynous* - The Isness (The Abbey Road Version) - machine-numbered g vinyl limited edition sold at RSD The Amorphous Androgynous* - The Isness (The Abbey Road Version) - unnumbered standard vinyl edition.4/5().
Mar 19, · Tracklist: The Lovers The Isness The Mello Hippo Disco Show Goodbye Sky (Reprise) Elysian Feels Go Tell It . Jun 25, · Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in Harmony -Gandhi.
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Isness on Discogs. Label: Phonokol - • Format: CD Album • Country: Israel • Genre: Electronic, Rock • 4/5(10).
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