The Release of Technomancer Yuletide Override.

Technomancer Yuletide Override cover art by Sheer Zed

Technomancer Yuletide Override was originally available as part of the Christmas compilation Terse Greetings 2015 (TRS152) on the Terse Tapes label.

Terse Tapes was founded in 1979 by Tom Ellard of Severed Heads. He named the label after the TRS-80 home computer. The Terse Greetings 2015 compilation was compiled by Kevin Busby of The Phantom Circuit radio show with Tom Ellard as executive producer. Technomancer Yuletide Override makes its first appearance on Bandcamp from the artist.

The original compilation Terse Greetings 2015 which featured Andrew Lagowski, Tauchsieder, The Revenant Sea and Tom Ellard himself is no longer available. Technomancer Yuletide Override (Arctic Base Remix) appears for the very first time.

For more information on the original compilation please go to the Disccogs release entry page.

The audio production and Turkey Mandala artwork is by Sheer Zed.

Sheer Zed’s concertina was recorded by Loz Gill at Alternative Blueprint Studios, Somerset.

Release date: 22nd December 2019.

Tracklist:

1. Technomancer Yuletide Override – 3 mins 13 secs.

2. Technomancer Yuletide Override (Arctic Base Remix) – 6 mins 47 secs.

Genre: Electronic, experimental, noise, drone and dark ambient.

 

Published by: Sheer Zed

• Electronic Musician • Artist • Shaman • Born in Newport, South Wales, Sheer Zed started singing at the age of six. He showed an interest in audio production, producing experimental tape shows in his bedroom at the age of eleven and started to write songs at sixteen. With a strong leaning to electronic based music, Sheer Zed recorded an industrial electronic album "Electro-Punk ’86" during the mid 1980’s. Festivals and numerous radio shows such as The Séance, The Dark Outside, The Phantom Circuit, The Numbers Broadcast, Frome FM's Homely Remedies and The Alrealon Musique Show have all featured Sheer Zed’s peculiar brand of outsider electronics. For over thirty years Sheer Zed has worked with many artists, collectives and groups. Louder Than War reviewed Sheer Zed's music as "extraordinary", "immersive" and "exciting". CompulsionOnline described Sheer Zed's music as "absorbing and intricate", "surreal" and "invigorating", urging their readers "to dig in to the releases of Sheer Zed". TQ Music Zine declared Sheer Zed's music "a tour de force". Cool and Strange Music Magazine said his music was "Mithraic", while the blog 1208 North Fuller Ave Apt 1 said his work "elicit a sense of the exotic and mysterious". The magazine Indie Shaman declared Sheer Zed's work to be "meditative, surreal and hypnotic...perfect for anyone who likes to share their journeys in life with eclectic, electronic music." The Séance have accurately dubbed Sheer Zed "A veteran Bristol noise shaman." The Bandcamp compilations Terse Greetings 2015 from Australia’s Severed Heads, Several by Several (a compilation supporting the late great John Several), the 95 track #MoreInCommon Hope Not Hate compilation promoting peace and tolerance and the Sombre Soniks Dark Ambient compilations volumes 17 and 18 have all featured Sheer Zed’s music. Sheer Zed has published articles on his personal experiences in the occult ritualistic aspects of Thai Lanna Buddhism in the magazine Indie Shaman and on the Folklore Thursday website. He has contributed to the exhibition Do You You Believe in Magic? at Bristol Museum. Sheer Zed has gone on pilgrimages to Thailand and is currently working on various papers within his fields of interest while producing music and creating art •

Categories Art, Bandcamp, Christmas single, Dark Ambient, Drone, Electronic Music, Experimental, Music, New Music, Noise, Sound, Terse Tapes, Tom Ellard, Underground Music, Winter SolsticeLeave a comment

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