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cover by Alan, based on original artwork.

cassette UK £11.25

cassette Europe £13.35

cassette World £14.15


2xCD-R set UK £12.00

2xCD-R set Europe £15.00

2xCD-R set World £17.00


Auricle AMC 021  88'42"  AVAILABILITY: SEE BELOW

Part I 44'30"
Part II 44'12"

Composed by Robert Rich.
A: Recorded in Monterey, California (15 September 1983).
B: Recorded in Stanford, California (13 March 1984).

Robert Rich: all instruments.


Originator of a unique concept 'sleep concerts' atmospheric music to dream to, Robert is now best known for his collaborations with Steve Roach. But, alone he proved to be much more explorative. These Auricle cassettes are early concert recordings featuring spacious synths, flutes and natural sounds that float subtly and scintillatingly, each a great value c90. Dreamscapes to get lost in!

    Gary Scott in Audion #5... it starts with beautiful sequencer of a seemingly simple nature that I’ve only heard Andreas Grosser do before. This is then replaced by water sounds and a superb synth flute, that reminds me of Stephan Micus at his melancholy best. The first side ends with a long section of synth of the "blanket of sound" type that Deuter and Iasos have been known to come up with - long notes, that seem to have no beginning and no end - beautiful. Other sections remind me of people as diverse as early Klaus Schulze, and Michael Brook.


on YouTube...
Live (Auricle cassette) extract

First edition of a planned 200 numbered copies, of which 169 have been sold - released 1/4/1987.

Auricle on Discogs
Robert Rich on Discogs

CD-R release
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Auricle CDR's

Original covers #160-200 were unsold, basically because we no longer have a source for the original unbranded blank cassettes. After some customers requested that we do a CD reissue, we instead made a few CD-R copies (those were #193-200). So, what we have left is as follows...

Copies #163-169 have been duplicated on quality Maxell chrome tapes instead...
£9.00 + p&p

2xCDR edition
#180-200 were allocated to a special 2xCDR edition, of which copies #181-193 are now available, priced...
£9.00 + p&p



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