Ultra-Red - ¡Amnistía!

¡Amnistía!

Ultra-Red

Available Formats No. of Tracks   Price Buy
Download EP (mp3) 4 tracks 2.99
Download EP (flac) 4 tracks 3.99
Download EP (wav) 4 tracks 3.99
Download individual tracks   From £0.75

Description

Ultra-Red - ¡Amnistía!

Los Angeles collective Ultra-red (previous releases available from Comatonse, Mille Plateaux, Fat Cat, and Beta Bodega) come forward with an intense, playful and urgent commentary on the rights of undocumented immigrant workers. Using the May Day 2000 rally which took place on Wall Street in New York City as the sound source from which the group craft this suite of compositions, this 20 minute EP energetically brings the immediacy of the workers' situation to the fore. Ranging in style from finely detailed minimal house to precise and focused soundscaping, these recordings mark a stylistic departure for the collective while merging to create a seamless listening experience complete with repeating motifs, both verbal and musical, throughout the release. The use of field recordings of the rally (vocal house?) to create the sense of protest through atmosphere and rhythmic urgency is more effective and complex than to be found in Ultra-red's previous works. Includes an essay by Ultra-red, presented in English and Spanish, on the situation faced by undocumented workers in the USA.

Reviews

"... dazzling for reproducing the same intensity that arises between street protestors and riot police. Amnistia (por Nueva York) recalls the ambient-Marxists' Seattle WTO protest mixes, with its microhouse concoction of clicked beats, DSP scrapes and crowd chants. The vibe then darkens with collages of rally speeches that arise from a murk of feedback drones. Overall, Ultra-red presents the event as a hallucination rather than a journalistic dispatch."

- XLR8R

"By the radical deployment of sound, Ultra-red have given a voice to those who are forced to remain invisible."

- The Wire

Tracklisting

Download EP (AN003DD)
  1. Ultra-Red - Amnistía (por Nueva York)
  2. Ultra-Red - Amnistía (en MayDay2K)
  3. Ultra-Red - Sin cargo (amnistía)
  4. Ultra-Red - Amnistía

mp3 downloads

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Track Number Track NameTrack Length Price Buy
1 Amnistía (por Nueva York) 6m 25s £0.75
2 Amnistía (en MayDay2K) 5m 43s £0.75
3 Sin cargo (amnistía) 6m 34s £0.75
4 Amnistía 1m 50s £0.75
Entire MP3 Download EP (4 tracks) £2.99
MP3 format technical details
These mp3 tracks have been encoded with LAME providing you with a very rich listening experience. No DRM or copy protection is built in to the mp3s.

flac downloads

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Track Number Track NameTrack Length Price Buy
1 Amnistía (por Nueva York) 6m 25s £0.75
2 Amnistía (en MayDay2K) 5m 43s £0.75
3 Sin cargo (amnistía) 6m 34s £0.75
4 Amnistía 1m 50s £0.75
Entire FLAC Download EP (4 tracks) £3.99
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wav downloads

Downloads

Track Number Track NameTrack Length Price Buy
1 Amnistía (por Nueva York) 6m 25s £0.75
2 Amnistía (en MayDay2K) 5m 43s £0.75
3 Sin cargo (amnistía) 6m 34s £0.75
4 Amnistía 1m 50s £0.75
Entire WAV Download EP (4 tracks) £3.99