Merzouga's second release on Gruenrekorder

Audio-CD released by GRUENREKORDER (GRUEN124)

Release Date: December 15, 2013

„This is a glorious recording. It’s a communion with voices past, an exploration of the ethnographers curiosity and, most of all, a celebration of the vitality of sound.“ – Quiet World, Wales

„This dream-come true has resulted in a love letter to the format“ – Richard Allen, USA

„A creative showdown between the past and the future, entirely aesthetic and happily citationist.“ – Neural Magazine, Italy

Composition using historic wax-cylinders of the Berlin Phonogram-Archive by Merzouga

Liner Notes: Marcus Gammel (Deutschlandradio Kultur).
Epilogue: Albrecht Wiedmann (Berlin Phonogram-Archive).
Mixed and mastered by Eva Pöpplein.
Audio-CD released by Gruenrekorder.
Design by Sebastian Ristow, FLATLAB.
Photos by Merzouga.
Artists portrait by Markus Gradwohl.

Use of historical wax cylinder recordings courtesy of the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv, Ethnological Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz