Violin Factory

Turn on/off the embedded sound. Album title: Violin Factory - Track title: Admire the Machine
TitleViolin Factory
ArtistsJon Rose, Kaffe Matthews, Hu Xin Hang, Tom Demeyer, Ying Li Ma, and the Orchestra of Ancient Guts (Vienna)
LabelHermes (distribution via) ReR Megacorp, London
Massed string orchestra, Chinese violin making, live sampling in a crazed and hypnotic industrial process. A live concert and production at ORF, Vienna. Hermes

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