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Internationally focused Auckland-based experimental / noise label run by Richard Francis (aka Eso Steel) as a sub-label of the now-defunct 20City label he created in the late 1990s.

Though only a total of 27 releases releases have seen the light of day so far (including Japanese experimental artist Kyoshi Mizutani, German visual / composition artist Marc Behrens and Francis’ own solo material), CMR looks to be succeeding the releases of his former label 20City with a professional approach to releasing far-reaching experimental music, so far of the laptop-drone persuasion.


infinitesimal is the electronic feedback/computer improvisation project of mark sadgrove (mhfs, hometown fielding, plains) and paul winstanley (sci hi, audible 3, dial, plains) who first rocked the reactivated auckland scene during the festival in 2004, their first gig. sadgrove… Read More »Infinitesimal