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Picture From Darkness (OS​.​067) (IMAX + LP version)

by Simon Fisher Turner

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IMAX concert version 35'45
(Cinema live Concert by Sft, at London Film Festival in October 2016).

LP version 37'14
(Original Film Soundtrack).

All music recorded and placed manually to picture in London town on the 21st and 22nd September.
2016 by Sft.

The recording engineer was James Aparicio
The sounds were mixed by Sft and James Aparicio.


released April 23, 2017

All electronic music is composed and played by Sft,
Lucy Railton on the cello, and this was recorded by Lucy herself in Berlin on August 21st 2016.
Heather Leigh plays laptop steel guitar, and this was recorded by Sft at her soundcheck in North London at the Café Oto on the 9th January 2016.

The underground air conditioning unit was recorded at Birthdays London 3rd November 2014 during an interval for a concert by Klara Lewis.
The rain storm and umbrella were recorded in Sapporo July 2014, and the wooden finger percussion was recorded at The National Theatre of Tokyo 22nd May 2016.

Recording and placing the music was like driving a space ship, using sticky tape and rubber bands.

Published by Mute Song

Living in sound and music.

Image and film by Makino Takashi
post production support by Hayato Nagasaki
photography assistant by Rei Hayama
thanks for Takashi Asai, Uplink staff and Derek Jarman
2016, 37min color 1.85:1 DCP 5.1ch

Mastering norscq
Graphic Design ABM Studio

This release is dedicated to the memory of Pascal Béjean.Picture from Darkness


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