Monday, March 3, 2008

Architects Office - Caswallon The Headhunter (LP, Silent Records SR 8602, 1986)


I guess this band is best known for working with experimental film maker Stan Brakhage. There is a video (not DVD, I guess) with four short films from him, and music by Architects Office. I believe Joel Haertling was the main man, but the membership was always quite open. I never knew what 'Caswallon The Headhunter' was about, it some kind of electronic opera, but it sounds nice. Spoken word, not so much to the foreground, collage and electronic music.


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2 comments:

GX said...

The Criterion Collection's DVD "by Brakhage" actually has a few Brakhage films with a soundtrack by Architects Office.

433 RPM said...

ah yes, 'kindering' and 'i dreaming'. i have the dvd... a pity not 'loud visual noises' isn't on there.

thanks for reminding gx

433