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EMEGO 232 / Sendai

Ground and Figure

  • 1. 002 Archiefkwestie (10:20)
  • 2. Porter Swiss (5:22)
  • 3. Apopads (5:54)
  • 4. Perfect Boulevard Exclusive (4:42)
  • 5. Liveable Beams (5:03)
  • 6. Uit De Kluis 01 (1:42)
  • 7. W180215Yves-PVH-R (3:09)
  • 8. Model Unit (5:22)
  • 9. Punctual Sleepy Soft Power (3:26)
  • 10. 003 Archiefkwestie (5:50)



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All tracks written and produced by Peter Van Hoesen & Yves De Mey
Mastered by Giuseppe Tillieci at EnissLab Studio, Rome

Cover image: The Wind has Ears – Mt Maurice, South Australia, 44 hours 1992 Wind Drawing by Cameron Robbins

Editions Mego is proud to publish the third release by Sendai. Comprised of Peter Van Hoesen and Yves De Mey, Ground and Figure presents the duo reside in a more economic framework which allows the sound and rhythm they produce more room to shift, swirl and swim the circumference of the audio spectrum. Moving away from the twitchiness and anxiety of the earlier output Ground and Figure is a vast spacious journey from a duo in full control of their chosen path.

Throughout Ground and Figure abstraction and rhythm weave amongst each other in such a sly manner that the resulting tension in the conflicting elements presents the listener with a hypothetical high-tech elastic percussive grid. A thudding, pulsating, shapeshifting ambient beast is summoned by these two creators working as one.

This is machine music. This is hypnotic disorientation. This is an immense ambitious and refined world of sound and rhythm. This is the work of two producers who continuously try to top up their skills.