ROBERT HORTON - TAPE MUSIC 1979-2009 (new link feb. 2015)

Gold Soundz - GS#90 - Cassette

Robert Horton (aka Egghatcher) plays experimental music since 1979, even most of his productions (drone, field recordings, tape manipulations, guitar solo) was released since 2005. He runs the Hoal Records label.
It's great, you have to listen to !

interview here in french

A1 Mantra
A2 Tape Peace, 4/13/09 5:35
A3 Absenses, 1989 2:22
A4 Breath, 4/12/09 4:30
A5 Clang Pressure Of Time, 1980 2:28
A6 Fun With Django, 4/13-15/09 3:48
A7 Sugar Sugar, 1979 2:08
A8 Earth Carnival, 1988 For Frith 2:17
A9 Groundwater 7:17
B1 Poem, 1980-1991 2:07
B2 Evolution #9, 5/12/09 For Mike Shannon 9:12
B3 Only A Niche, 1985 8:20
B4 Tape Space Inside, 4/7/09 2:43
B5 Tape Yr World Together For A While, 2006-09 3:04
B6 Mr Nakamura, 4/15/09 2:24
B7 Spin For Ives, 1991 1:26
B8 End With A Theme, 4/14/09 1:25
B9 Mantra

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Important records said : Founded the Appliances, part of San Francisco’s first wave of punk bands in 1979. Played at the inaugural mayoral ball for Jello Biafra. ISM also in 79 was one of the first SF noise bands playing a series of house shows.
Robert formed Plateau Ensemble in 1983, a tribal noise drone group who played in the Bay Area until 1987 drawing members from the Jon Hassell Group, ROVA, KU KU KU, Glorious Din, Eternal Glands of Secretion, Gamelan Seka Jaya, etc. 
Through out the 80’s and 90’s Robert participated in the cassette revolution releasing tapes in Japan, Italy, Belgium, Britain, and the USA. 
During the mid 90s to 2004 Robert’s time was mostly in doing Anti- Racism Educational groups called the UNtraining. He continued to record but hoarded it all for himself. 
Lately the dam has broken with releases on Foxglove, JYRK, 267-lattajjaa, Celebrate Psi Phenomena, New American Folk Hero, Barl Fire, Spanish Magic and Outa.
Robert records under his own name, Egghatcher, and Future Ears. He is currently a member of Kyrgyz, Beautiful Friend, Infinite Article, Broken Mask, and the duo with Tom Carter.

3 commentaires:

Bennett a dit…

We Wanted To Get Some Music To You:
This is a New York Band with 200 albums
noise, drone, new age...
called Glen And The Boys
these are their websites:
what do you think?
Great Blog!!!

roberth a dit…

ah alice
one of my fav blogs!!!! what a gift
hosting a tape of mine. a rather strange tape of mine if i do say so.
first you now
officially have permission to do so. second if you want something else to post later let me know.
robert horton

armeur H a dit…

Two years later... So, many thanks Robert ! and what a beautiful work ! Any chance to share some mails together ? armeurh at gmail dot com if you want to get in touch ! It will be a great pleasure !