Cdbaby is a great company. They have done a lot to make it easier for artists to release their own material. As is apparent from their name, however, they are really about selling CD's. Their support for on-line, digital releases is pretty bare bones. Ever since we ran out of hard-copies of valis, it has bothered me that the only format available was mp3. I have decided to rectify that situation. As of today, valis is now available in a variety of lossless formats over at bandcamp.com...To entice you further, I have included some bonus material.
Ambient soundtracks for your portable cortical theatre. Enjoy.
Artist:psychic enemies network Album: valis Style: ambient Release: 2000 Players: my brother & me - guitar, electronics, tapes, loops, percussion Available in a variety of formats from http://psychicenemiesnetwork.bandcamp.com/ (set your own price)
This album is still, of course, available at CDbaby, on itunes, and through various other on-line sources.
Artist: aboombong Album: aboombong Style: ambientrance dub soundscapes Release: June, 2009 Players: all me* - electronics, tapes, percussion Available in a variety of formats from http://aboombong.bandcamp.com/ (set your own price)
Tracklist: 1. a 2. ab 3. abo 4. aboo 5. aboom 6. aboomb 7. aboombo 8. aboombon 9. aboombong 10. 3 Days 'til Sunrise (aboombong mix) 11. gnobmooba 12. birds
*aboom contains samples from Waltz Bop Shop and gnobmooba contains samples from ¡para!helion. Narrative in 3 Days 'til Sunrise recorded off of public radio in the late 1990's.