cliffordandcalix- lost foundling

cliffordandcalix – lost foundling
Aperture Records -AP002
Release date: 15.02.10
Written and Produced by Mark Clifford and Mira Calix
Published by: Warp Music/Mute Song

1.someone like me -1999
2.myrie – 2002 and i -1999
4.cket -2004
5.dream of you -1999
6.beethaven – 2004
7.pull it a part 1- 2002
8. alkaline-2000
9 to stay changed forever -1999
10. one 2  far -2001
11. he promised it all -2001
12. mintle -1999
13. in her room -2001

Warp artists Mark Clifford and Mira Calix have been good friends for a long time. During the 5 year period between 1999 and 2004. they’d meet up from time to time, hang out, drink a lot of coffee, smoke too many cigarettes, stay up all night and make some noise. The songs on Lost Foundling come from this very loose and irregular working period. Their initial plan was to come back to the tracks at some point, mix them and release them. However, they were both busy with other projects and when Andrea Parker expressed and interest in releasing the material on her newly established Aperture label, the duo discovered it was impossible to go back and meddle in their material. Mira and Mark had recorded their songs on an evolutionary range of formats, whatever was to hand, and when they went to dig out the computer files, dat tapes, floppy and zip drives, they were reminded that most of these had become obselete, in what felt like a brief decade. There was no going back. The duo selected 13 of their favourite tracks, leaving them untouched. Lost Foundling captures a slice in time, a document of their discovery and experimentation as musicians, the songs have survived, unihibited, tender and instinctive.

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