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RECORDINGS // Journal of Popular Noise w/ Ben Frost

a semi-annual audio mag, released on 7'' records, John Cage 'score' style“Funcomfortably Yours” – fucked up spine-cracking audiophile fun :


  1. Forecast
  2. Funcomfortably Yours *
  3. Aire de Lunacy
  4. STCTS | for Jasky Raju **
  5. Reign

BORA YOON mangled a pilates ball; moved bowls along cowhide; fried bacon, phonated a footpump, and harmonized with a G5; whirled sound tubes; wrote with a cellphone (quill); drowned coins; played/wrestled a piano; pronounced things; and sang.

BEN FROST played piano on 3, and engineered, programmed and frosted the tracks.

Recorded by Ben Frost for Greenhouse Studios, Reykjavik, Iceland.
Sessions assisted by Paul Corley.
Spine crunching on track 2 and Piano on track 4 by Paul Corley.
Studio Manager Sturla ‘Mio’ Þórrisson.
Thank you Valgeir Sigurðsson & Jasky Raju.

at the mastering plant, getting realized...

The Journal of Popular Noise is a semi-annual audio magazine inspired by the traditions of pop music, printed periodicals, and the delight of a finely crafted artifact. Limited edition of 600 letter-pressed copies.

Within the package are 3 issues, each in the form of 7″ vinyl records. Every issue conforms to the same prescribed editorial structures but is composed by a different artist or group. The packaging folds out to a beautiful letter-pressed poster containing information about the Journal, the musicians, and the recording/compositional process.

Spring/Summer ’08 featuring:

  • Past Lives
  • Bora Yoon + Ben Frost
  • Na + Junko

MySpace **
From the Editor

RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2008

Sunken Cathedral

Now available!
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