Empty Damage A: No-tape cassette and damaged walkman recorded with contact microphones, recorded to a second cassette, which is amplified with contact microphones and coil pickups, and added to the recording.
Empty Damage B: Tape and DSP processed recordings of a damaged tape loop playing in a damaged walkman.
'Embracing low-cost ethics, Phil’s primary instruments range from microcomputers and battered cassette recorders, to open-source software and plundered online audio. His main concerns are investigations of identity and place, via timbral qualities of sounds stumbled upon in day-to-day life: environment, software, internet.'
Maze is really unique, first of all by the amount of work it contains, then because it offers a sampling consisting of several strangely nightmarish sounds! Listening disrupts me and plunges me into the vertigo of my most disturbing dreamlike sensations. Masayuki Imanishi is really up to it and in the future I will follow him willingly! Headphones please. drone2805