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Fame & Oblivion: 2005-2012

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“This is something that he has to do, that he will do, come fame or oblivion” –Chris Knox

The second volume of fiffdimension’s best-of compilations, a sequel to Gleefully Unknown: 1997-2005 , sees increasingly wide-ranging experimentation and exploration both sonically and geographically, from New Zealand and beyond to Australia and East Asia.

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Featuring tracks from the albums

Ascension Band: Evolution (2005)

After Maths & Sciences (2006)

South Island Sessions (2006)

First Time Around: East Asia (2008)

The Winter: 2011 (2011)

The Winter: Flying Visit (2012)

ネオン列車の風景 Neon Train Landscapes (2014)

+ previously unreleased tracks, and the help of these great musicians:

Mike Kingston, Simon Sweetman, Nat da Hatt, Hayden Gifkins, Nigel Paterson, Ryan Prebble, Matthew Thornicroft, Cylvi M,

and field recordings from Australia, South Korea, Thailand and Japan.

If you enjoy this, try the first volume Gleefully Unknown: 1997-2005

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First Time Around: East Asia

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As (south)westerners living in Asia, we had our minds blown all over again by new and fascinating forms of music.

This is an album of sound recordings, made in six different countries, edited into sonic short stories and soundscapes – from

South Korea 대한민국

Japan 日本

China 中国

Thailand ประเทศไทย

Vietnam Việt Nam

Mongolia Монгол улс

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Thailand ประเทศไทย

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From Bangkok to Chiang Mai, with Thai images and sounds.

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