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Prolific experimenter Graham Dunning brings his improvised mechanical “techno” schtick to Adaadat with the Way Too Much Time EP.
"'Way too Much Time' is a 12" album from Lancashire born London-based sound artist and experimenter Graham Dunning. The tracks contained on this record are live recordings all generated via his Mechanical Techno Machine. A highly modified and elaborate turntable setup, that he has been refining now for a number of years. A video demonstrating his Mechanical Techno setup on You Tube went viral, attracting over 2 million views.
His music has been released on numerous record labels including; Seagrave Records, Entr'acte, Arell, Black Plume Editions, Bum Tapes, Raw Tonk, Earshots, Sound Holes, Raw Tonk in addition to his own imprint Fractal Meat Cuts. Dunning is also a prolific improviser collaborating with the likes of Colin Webster, Sam Underwood, (The three of them comprising DunningWebsterUnderwood), Tom Wallace, Bobby Barry and Stuart Chalmers. Dunning also performs as a member of the drone-improv collective AAS. He has also played drums in Manchester-based noise duo Blood Moon and experimental pop/kraut group Now. "Building up his teetering mechanical techno machines; or Sarah Kenchington trying not to fall off her chair while playing a hat-mounted horn, auto-violin, pedal-powered hurdy-gurdy and washing-machine-drum sequencer."
Sam Underwood (The Wire)