“Spirare, latin root of the spanish words for breathe, exhale, inhale, sigh, perspire, expire, spirit.
We are all beings that breathe the same air, invisible and intangible, the breath is what keeps us alive at all times. Our moods varies like the wind, but all they are expressions of our inner self, the language of the air. Spirare is our special final compilation to celebrate the music, the meetings and the end of Breathe as netlabel.”
“The Lost Pieces in this collection were composed between 1988 and 1992. Some have appeared on limited edition multi-artist compilations. Others were not created for any particular recording project. Instead, they documented and somehow externalized moments of personal transition in ways that only music can do. Often I’d lose track of these pieces shortly after they were recorded. Then, months or even years later, I’d be sifting through boxes of tapes (many left unmarked, a bad habit that continues!) looking for something else and would be surprised to rediscover a piece I had composed in a moment of private inspiration. I would feel a strange sense of time shifting as the flood of emotions that originally infused the music would be unleashed once again. Now that these lost pieces have been found, for me they take on a new and interesting life together, one that was conceived unconsciously in separate yet interconnected stages over several years.” – Steve Roach, April 1993.
“A compilation to celebrate our 4 years of making music together. All the tracks included in this compilation were made in response to the Haiku challenge, an online contest in which artists are invited to use haiku poetry as creative prompt and translate a poem into sounds in just one week.”
“Nineteenth reference on DIGITAL format to end this 2017 with a total of six published works. Irauten is the debut album of Garazi Gorostiaga, a bizkaian artist previously appeared on the third label’s compilation.
40 minutes of ambient, drone, noise and experimentation through a total of 10 tracks elaborated with elegance and overwhelming energy, where the dark passages predominates and the hypnotic textures abound, intermingled with industrial shades and surprising reminiscences to the club electronics.”