subtraktive [reprise] remastered + unreleased

by cv313

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  • alesis mod fx faze effects unit + cv313 "subtraktive" (digital + limited edition 4XCD set)

    Used gently in our smoke free studio. This particular unit was used on multiple effects chains on our mixing desk on multiple tracks on cv313's original "subtraktive" project. This unit was also used (send effect channel 2 chain) for the Fact Magazine "Against The Clock" feature @ MUTEK 2018.

    Seen in action here:


    Digital emulation of classic stereo phaser effects, with five different modulation sources
    Uniform, friendly, uncomplicated user interface-no fiddling with complicated menus or "hidden" knobs

    Tempo synchronization keeps phasing effect in time with the music

    Tap Tempo makes it easy to set the speed of phasing by tapping a beat on the top panel

    Reset Mod lets you reset the phase of any modulation shape from its beginning

    Stereo processing via four 1/4" unbalanced connectors

    ModLink port, a cable-free connection that transfers digital audio and word clock to other boxes in the ModFX family

    Footswitch connection to control the bypass function

    Ability to mount 3 ModFX boxes in the optional ModFX rack adapter

    Input trim control to adjust input level

    Internal 28-bit digital processing

    24-bit D/A and A/D conversion at 48kHz sampling rate for quiet, distortion-free effects

    Includes power cable.

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  • Limited Edition 4XCD set | Packaged in 100% eco certified gatefold sleeve w/custom chrome sticker. Limited to 50 made for Movement [Detroit] 2019
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Limited Edition (to 50 copies) which includes an hour long, deeper than the ocean floor epic redesign from variant, a new version culled from a live performance @ club AIR, Tokyo, JP, remastered editions of both the original and the 2014 [Reimagined] version. All remasters have been restored from analog tape and run through a full analog signal chain, engineered and mixed in a spatial 7.1 surround environment to ensure the most pristine and full listening experience imaginable.

    Features 3 X 3" CD housed in their own poly sleeves, a full length CD all packaged together in a 100% eco certified (Canadian import) gatefold sleeve with a custom printed silver sticker. Housed in Japanese Imported (mini LP) resealable poly sleeve.

    These were made for the 2019 Movement Festival [Detroit], which due to circumstances beyond our control were unable to attend. Due to the time of packaging, assembly and printing of the 3" CD's - only 50 are available - limit 1 per customer.

    Thank you for your support, means the world to all of us here in echospace, truly....

    ***We finally have these all assembled and put together - doing our best to get these all out the door throughout the week***

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Originally released in small quantities on the esteemed Smallfish imprint back in 2007. An outline and blueprint of the cv313 sound; lush analog submersion enveloping one's mind into an altered hypnotic state. This release features the original in an entirely new dimensional surround mix utilizing heavier analog tape processing/saturation and remastered to a state of sonic perfection. Also featured is a newly remastered version of the subtraktive "re-imagined" edition and an unfathomable depth found in the unreleased version (reprise) culled from a live performance @ AIR (Toyko, Japan) This one rest somewhere in the upper regions of air beyond the clouds, reminding of those early Chain Reaction works of Vladislav Delay or the horizontal analog based dream-time experiments of Steve Roach.

This release also features three new never-before-heard epic analog incarnations from the ever-evolving variant guise in various forms of sonic conversion. An exciting new development is the inclusion of a long forgotten recording (from the archives) captured from the first ever live performance of the Intrusion project (along w/brock van wey) @ the Little White Earbuds Showcase (Chicago / March 2009). Captured from a blissful moment over a decade ago and it truly hasn't aged a single solitary second. This project encapsulates the culmination of nearly 12 years of recordings and manifest into an epic hypnotic state for the ages, an opus of sorts and in one word - timeless.

Pulled from the Smallfish archive (published: 2007):

So, am I pleased, thrilled and proud to be able to announce this next Smallfish 3″ CD release? You bet I am! Coming out of Detroit and shortly to be releasing an EP on the hotly tipped Echospace label run by Rod Modell and Steve Hitchell, aka Soultek, comes this anonymous piece of music from cv313 that is simply stunning. For lovers of Dub Techno this is an absolute must-have as it’s, once again, coming in a limited edition of 100 copies only – no represses! Subtraktive is a 15 minute track featuring the sort of aquatic depth and beauty that we’ve come to associate with the likes of Echospace, Basic Channel, Deepchord and the Meanwhile label and allow me to tell you that this piece just flies by. A deep, hypnotic and subtly building intro with an insistent high-end percussive sound leads you along, drawing you in to what inevitably grows into an-ultra refined 4/4 track with a steady, wonderfully atmospheric groove that’s drenched in reverb, metallic chord licks and tape delays. Just check the samples to see exactly what I mean… and if you’re a fan of this sound (and I’m pretty sure you all know that we here at Smallfish are *big* devotees of the purity of Detroit / Berlin Techno) you should consider this an essential release. Great to be able to put something out on CD as most of this gear comes on vinyl, so for those who feel they’ve missed out on some great sounds, here’s a perfect opportunity to enjoy some authentically deep Dub Techno pleasure. Many thanks to cv313 for allowing us to release this complete and utter gem. DO NOT MISS! Due to demand for this item we are having to restrict it to one copy per customer. -Smallfish, London, UK

As the highly respected fellas at Boomkat so eloquently stated:

"The original is a classic of the Echospace catalogue, merging beatless misty dawn atmospheres with an aura of heavy a Rhythm & Sound tape stretched out on a Jamaican beach until the edges begin to fray and curl unpredictably." Gorgeous stuff - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED -Boomkat


released October 9, 2019

written + produced by cv313 | reprise version performed "live" @ club air, tokyo, japan. etherscape conversion(s) reworked and redesigned by variant. intrusion dub was captured from a live performance in March 2009 @ lwe showcase, chicago, usa. mastered by stephen hitchell in echospace.


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