Basinski has been working in experimental media in New York for over 25 years. His epic 4-disc masterwork, The Disintegration Loops, was chosen as one of the top 50 albums of 2004 by Pitchfork and Artforum selected The River, his transcendental 2-disc shortwave music experiment as one of the top ten albums of 2003. His concerts, installations, films made in collaboration with artist-filmmaker James Elaine have been presented internationally, most recently at The Venice Biennale of Music. Basinski’s latest albums, 92982 and Vivian & Ondine were released in 2009 on 2062/USA and distributed internationally. The Wire selected 92982 as one of the top 50 releases of 2009.
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