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Prurient BEB

To accompany FACT’s own Best of 2012 features, we asked some of our favourite artists what their highlights of the year were. We’ll be rolling their answers out across the coming days. You can read yesterday’s selections here.


Dominick Fernow (Vatican Shadow, Prurient, Hospital Productions):

british murderers freed: unrivaled indefensible unsolved violence that even the cops respect. BMB
silent service: art exhibitions, battles mix, live mutations, pedro bridge fog
modern lovers: demdike stare / andy stott / jack dice manchester gauze medics
king leopold’s ghost: cut hands’ dances of death
donner party short cut: trails trodden and passed over by raime

o/v/r live set downwards nacht berghain regis/ruskin body freeing/beating
dual action – live and sound collages, cassette works
cloister – no equilibrium
failing lights – afternoon summer sex
kevin drumm – various works, power plants, electrical storm

mount analog
jk flesh
frozen border minutes in ice comp
russell haswell live/remix 12″
anenzephalia campaigns
all the shipwrecks in the tropic of cancer
hard measures : 60 minutes

Andy Votel’s “Female Electricians Now On Duty” chart 2012

1. Suzanne Ciani – Voices Of Packaged Souls (Dead Cert / FK)
2. Joan La Barbara – Reluctant Gypsy (Wizard)
3. Daphne Oram – The Innocents OST (Young Americans)
4. Kat Epple & Bob Stohl – Whispered Visions (Stargate / FK)
5. Jane Weaver – intiaani kesä (Ivana / DIM)
6. Annette Peacock & Paul Bley – Dual Unity (Freedom)
7. Suzanne Ciani- Snakes (Ciani Musica / Unreleased / FK)
8. Eliane Radigue – Feedback Works 1969 / 1970 (Alga Marghen)
9. Magpahi – Rituals & Practices / Stitchworts (DFT)
10. Doris Hays – Voicings (Folkways)


1. Raime – Quarter Turns Over A Living Line (Blackest Ever Black)
2. Lee Gamble – Diversions 1994-96 (PAN)
3. Cut Hands – Black Mamba (Susan Lawly / Very Friendly)
4. Scott Walker – Bish Bosch (4AD)
5. Marc and the Mambas –  Three Black Nights Of Little Black Bites (Cherry Red)
6. Tropic of Cancer – I Feel Nothing (Sleeperhold Publications)
7. NoN – Back to Mono (Mute)
8. White Hex – Heat (Avant)
9. Swans – The Seer (Young God)
10. Carter Tutti Void – Transverse (Mute)


Bass Clef ‘Ghost Kicks in the Spiral’ (Punch Drunk)
Kowton ‘Des Biscous’ (Pale Fire)
Patrice Scott ‘Tones and Things’ EP (Sistrum)
Terrence Dixon ‘Far From the Future Pt 2’ LP (Tresor)
Kowton ‘More Games’ (Livity Sound)
A Made Up Sound ‘Sweetback’ (Clone)
Elgato ‘Zone’ (Hessle Audio)
Alex Coulton ‘Bounce’ (dnouS ytiviL)
Mike Huckaby ‘Bassline 89’ (Synth)
Trus’me ‘Shakea Body’ (Terrence Dixon Remix) (Prime Numbers)


Gnod – ‘Shitting Through The Eye Of The Needle’
Cannibal Movie – Avorio
Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe – ‘M’Bondo Version’
Wolfgang Voigt – Rückverzauberung 6
Oren Ambarchi – Sagittarian Domain
Egisto Macchi – Voix
Mika Vainio / Kevin Drumm / Axel Dörner / Lucio Capece – Venexia
Dickie Landry – 15 Saxophones
Earth – Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II

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