Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation Des Samples

Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation Des Samples: Uguisubari

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Artist: Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation Des Samples
Title: Uguisubari
Product Type: 7-INCH SINGLE

Faitiche present the launch of it's new Acoustic Surveillance Series. Each 7" vinyl single in the series presents a historical system for acoustic surveillance, beginning with Uguisubari by Jan Jelinek's field records' pseudonym G.E.S.. The pieces feature recordings of uguisubari - special floors in Japanese temples and castles. The nightingale floor was a popular acoustic warning system. It was very simple: when someone stepped on the floorboards, the nails holding them in place rubbed against metal clamps mounted on the underside of the boards, raising the alarm by creating a squeaking noise that resembled the chirping of the Japanese nightingale.

1.1 Nijo-Jo (3:56)
1.2 Nanzen-Ji (3:12)

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