New EP – West Side Mind’s Eye

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West Side Mind’s Eye – Listen/Buy

The second in a series of 5 EPs. A collection of some lo-fi jams I put together during various late nights at the apt in Hell’s Kitchen. These were recorded on 4-track cassette with a little post-production. Artwork collage is mine as well, some paper and glue on an LP jacket, comprised of various bits of my friends’ artwork that I’ve kept over the years.
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releases May 5, 2020

Written, produced, and mastered by Phil Moffa
Spoken word on “Helluva Town” by Alex Falk
Artwork by Phil Moffa

Project consultants: Paul Raffaele & Ilan Natter

2 seconds of “Good Enough” tape crackle removal by Maniac

Butcha Sound LABEL LAUNCH

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Friends, I am thrilled today to announce my new imprint, Butcha Sound Records, starting with two solo albums totaling 5 hours of ambient, abstract, and noise tracks. They will release on January 1st, 2020. The bandcamp page is up now for previewing and preordering. These albums will be available Digitally, 2xCD each, and photographic prints of the paintings on the covers by my friend and collaborator, Greg MacAvoy. I would be grateful for your support, but more importantly my intent is that these albums inspire you and manifest PEACE in your world.

A portion of proceeds from these albums and everything on Butcha Sound will go to arts education causes.

‘Meditations for Peace’ consists of 2.5 hours of ambient pieces intended to manifest peace in your life and the world around you. Tape experiments, keyboard improvisations, and forgotten studio dream-moments comprise the collection. I came up with the idea for this collection after getting home from the memorial held for David Mancuso on February 14th, 2017. I thought about his message, the therapeutic power of music, and bringing people together through sound and environment. I realized the importance of making and playing music with intent, and I was incredibly moved by what I experienced that night and at The Loft the few times that I’ve been. These songs serve as a focal point for your meditation practice or drifting off into the greater subconscious.

Artwork by Greg MacAvoy

Preorder now available

Formats: Digital, 4 x CD (2 per album), Photographic Prints

Label: Butcha Sound Records
Catalog#: [BSR-001]

‘Pieces For Painting’ – Speaking to my painter friends over the years helped me to realize this project. These are pieces I imagine would be interesting to have on in your art studio while you work. This includes 2.5 hours of equipment abuse and misuse, late-night journeys into the abyss, and the audio component of several art installations. They are a bit more atonal, weird, and dissonant than the companion album, Meditations For Peace. Zone out to it, create to it, imagine a twisted sci-fi movie in your head – it’s all good.

Special thanks to my visual artist collaborators and friends including Greg MacAvoy, Noah Post, Naoko Komori, Kardash Onnig, Aaron Gerhard Chiesa, WashMachine, Danny McCabe, Bonehawk, Jon Legere, Dan DeGloria, Joe Ferry, Scooter LaForge, Cernesto, Sek3, Spider, Paul Raffaele, Barbie Bertisch, Maria Chavez, The Josh Craig, and the Lost Souls of Saturn installation & creative team: Seth Troxler, Aaron Koolik, Marc Ippon de Ronda, Caroline Lefrere, Andrew Lochhead, Tom Hingston, Andrew Melchior, Mike Cridland, and Ed Cartwright.

Livicated to my students for keeping me young and inspired.

A portion of proceeds from this album and everything on Butcha Sound will go to arts education causes.

Formats: Digital, 4 x CD (2 per album), Photographic Prints

Label: Butcha Sound Records
Catalog#: [BSR-002]

NEW SOLO RELEASE – 52ND ST. BEAT TAPE

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New solo project alert! This Beat Tape represents a year of late night 4-track cassette joints I made in my living room in Hell’s K. I am personally attached to this block, building, and neighborhood through my family who have been in this town for generations. This is a bit different than the music you may know from me, with heavy doses of hip hop, experimental, ambient, house, and skits. Stream Side A now on the Most Excellent Unlimited bandcamp. Shout to Paul Raffaele for hearing it and having the vision for the tape. Peace.

* Release Date: October 16th, aka Cassette Store Day 2019 *

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Photos: Barbie Bertisch

Lost Souls Of Saturn – Basel, London, Beyond

2 PAGE LSOS FOR 11-88 VOL 2

We’ve had quite a year with the LSOS project. We began the year with 2 singles on R&S Records, performed in Europe, and installed Transmission – a multimedia album experience in collaboration with some amazing people – during Art Basel week in Switzerland and at the Saatchi Gallery in London. We also put together our first book, the LSOS augmented reality app, and finally released the album on LP.

Might want to check out the Lost Souls Of Saturn website for more info on the project.

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2 PAGE LSOS FOR 11-88 VOL 2

LSOS CODES

G0000 MUSIC / EP / HOLES IN THE HOLOVERSE / R & S RECORDS RS1813
G1000 MUSIC / WOLFGANG TILLMANS REMIX / WORLD OF THE WARS / R & S RECORDS RS1813
H0000 LIVE / VILLAGE UNDERGROUND / LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM / 180418
J0000 MUSIC / EP / THE AWAKENING / R & S RECORDS RS1908
J1000 MUSIC / JAMES HOLDEN REMIX / THE AWAKENING / R & S RECORDS RS1908
K0000 FILM / THE AWAKENING
L0000 MUSIC / ALBUM / LOST SOULS OF SATURN / R & S RECORDS RS1909
M0000 LIVE / NUITS SONORES / LYON / FRANCE / 290519
N0000 LIVE / FIELD DAY / LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM / 070619
O0000 MUSIC / TRACK / FREQUENCY REVELATION / R & S RECORDS
O1000 FILM / FREQUENCY REVELATION
P0000 LIVE / NOCTURNE / ART BASEL / BASEL / SWITZERLAND /140619
P1000 INSTALLATION / TRANSMISSION / ART BASEL / BASEL / SWITZERLAND
Q0000 PUBLICATION / THE CODEX
R0000 MUSIC / FLEXI DISC / GENESIS SINGULARITY [MORSE VERSION]
S0000 INSTALLATION / TRANSMISSION / SWEET HARMONY / SAATCHI GALLERY / LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM
S1000 DJ / OPENING OF SWEET HARMONY / SAATCHI GALLERY / LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM / 110719
T0000 AUGMENTED REALITY APP
U0000 MUSIC / MINI ALBUM / DREAM TRANSMISSION
V0000 MUSIC / EXTENDED VERSIONS / R & S RECORDS

Monkey Safari ‎– Odyssey (Remixes – Three)


Discogs

Monkey Safari ‎– Odyssey (Remixes – Three)

Label:
Hommage (3) ‎– HOME028

Format:
5 × File, WAV, EP

Country:
Germany

Released:
13 Jul 2018

Genre:
Electronic

Tracklist

1 Smalltown (Hernan Cattaneo & Audio Junkies Remix)

Remix – Audio Junkies, Hernán Cattáneo

7:58
2 Odyssey (Tensnake Remix)

Remix – Tensnake

4:58
3 Prologue (Phil Moffa Remix)

Remix – Phil Moffa

8:55
4 Helios (Reboot’s Sembal Helix Rework)

Remix – Reboot

7:58
5 Sign (ROD Remix)

Remix – Rod (16)

5:02

BPM, Key:
1: 122 BPM, E major
2: 123 BPM, A minor
3: 131 BPM, D minor
4: 125 BPM, G# major
5: 127 BPM, A major

Mathew Jonson ‎– The Decompression Remixes Vol. 2

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Discogs

Mathew Jonson ‎– The Decompression Remixes Vol. 2

Label:
Freedom Engine ‎– FE002

Format:
Vinyl, 12″

Country:
Canada
Released:
13 Jul 2018

Genre:
Electronic

Style:
Minimal Techno, House

Tracklist

A1 Decompression (GMT Remix)

Remix, Producer – Guy Gerber, Phil Moffa, Seth Troxler

A2 Decompression (Mike Shannon’s Re-compression Mix)

Remix, Producer – Mike Shannon

B1 Decompression (Deadbeat Remix)

Remix, Producer – Deadbeat

B2 Decompression (Natalia Escobar’s Coral Caisson Mix)

Remix, Producer – Natalia Escobar

New Release – Mass Action

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Mass Action is out in February on the UK imprint BleeD Music. This is a sick techno label out of London with killer artwork and releases. Very psyched to work with Volte Face and his label. A review in Mixmag:

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