Anatomy Of Coincidence

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Cause And Effect
Anatomy Of Coincidence
a compilation
Clandestine Recordings 001 1984
Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Cause And Effect is pleased to bring to you this compilation of heretofore unknown electronic groups from the midwest U.S.A. This is an exciting introduction to ten unique groups devoted to exploring and developing new dynamic territories of thought and art such as dream theory, power relationships, deconstruction, media, new global culture, chance and change. Artists included are Grey Area, Practic, Sphere Of Influence, A Drowning Man, Deca-Dense, Innerface, Machine Language, Col5lage, Element and Light On Surface. Excellent production and sound quality.
- January 1985 Cause And Effect Cassette Distribution Catalog

title - artist - approximate start time

Side One
MELANCHOLIA - grey area [00:14]
GONE UNNOTICED - practic [4:29]
PHOTOSPHERE - sphere of influence [8:04]
551 - col5lage [12:29]
RAPTURE OF THE DEEP - a drowning man [18:15]

Side Two
ROOMS WITHOUT DOORS - element [00:11]
JUDGMENT FALLING - deca-dense [4:41]
HUMAN FACTORS - innerface [10:18]
THE WAKE - machine language [14:49]
BELIEVE/DECEIVE - light on surface [19:36]

Anatomy Of Coincidence: A Compilation was listed in the January 1985 and May 1985 Cause And Effect Cassette Distribution catalogs.
It is presented here strictly for archival, educational, historical, and non-commercial purposes. All rights belong to the artists.

These audio files are straight transcriptions from an original copy of the cassette as it was published in 1984. No attempt has been made to enhance or "improve" the sound quality.

Pictured above is a cover of an original copy of Anatomy Of Coincidence. The cover has discolored/yellowed due to age.

The audio files are transcriptions of the entire sides of the cassette, not divided into tracks. This was done for two reasons:
1) to give the listener an opportunity to hear the sides of the tape as continuous listening experiences just as someone might have heard them if they bought the tape from Cause And Effect in 1985
2) to highlight and emphasize the non-commercial nature of this archival presentation

The main purposes here are to preserve artifacts and documents of Cassette Culture Era history, and to honor the artists and labels who produced them.

This is the first entry of a project that I have recently commenced to thoroughly document the cassettes that were distributed and produced by Cause And Effect. I expect this project to take several years to complete.

More information on Anatomy Of Coincidence and Cause And Effect can be found here


released November 21, 2013

production & design - practic
engineering - raymond maxwell
graphics - raymond maxwell, steve cook, brian livingston-wilcox (3/4 design)

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