Viosac Discography

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Failure Parade

1987: 62 minutes of degenerated impovised noise / sound collage. Performed on zero hours sleep over two nights.

  • 1987 / 2012
  • CDR
  • VATS

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Lost Horizons

1987: 73 minutes of intense noise / sound collage / cello, guitar, synth / readings from Lautréamont's surrealist masterpiece Les Chants de Maldoror

  • 1987 / 2011
  • CDR
  • VATS

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Arkinoid

1987: 56 minutes of moody atmospheric college, intense guitar and cello pieces, superb tape compositions. Texts by Samuel Becket and Alfred Jarry. Also features Stümisch Bewegt, Viosac's most purposeful work, inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche and Gustav Mahler

  • 1987 / 2011
  • CDR
  • VATS

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Teddy Bear Stinks Real Bad Now

1987: 60 minutes of improvised tunes and collage, barking dogs, beating carpets, noise and instrumentals, beats from Minus Smile and texts from Antonin Artaud. Cover painting by Don McKellar

  • 1987 / 2011
  • CDR
  • VATS

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The True Poison

1986: 2 concert excerpts and 4 studio pieces. Harsh and difficult. Poisoned by the music, then freed from it. With these concerts, Viosac abandoned all our initial expectations and plans. Features Minus Smile's masterpiece of sarcasm, Sincerity

  • 1986 / 2011
  • CDR
  • VATS

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Scarcely a pause in the process of butchering

1986: Viosac's most industrial moment. The first improv group concert: cello, vihuela, tapes/screaming noise/rhythms. Crowded and close, plenty of feedback. Cover painting by Stephen Campbell, 2007

  • 1986 / 2011
  • CDR
  • VATS

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Dawning Luminosity

53 minutes of peaceful, channeled, ambient drone. Layers of analogue processing culminating in Frippertronics

  • 2010
  • CD
  • VATS

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You are planning to enjoy the apocalypse

Viosac refines its electronic, analogue sound with intensified rhythm, contrast, richness, and emotion. Marks the return of Ted Wheeler and St. Deborah.

  • 2009
  • CD
  • VATS

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Rusty Pile

Viosac returns after 16 years with a new series of electronic, destroyed, improvised, textured analogue sounds.

  • 2008
  • CD
  • VATS

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The Song of Labrador

Recorded by Ted and Graham, 1989 - 1991. Thanks to the Keio Electronic Lab Corp.

  • 1992
  • CD
  • Artware Audio

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Suture Self

The complete sound track from Suture Self, a one hour video assembled December 1987 by Viosac and John Dubiel. Texts by: William Burroughs, Samuel Beckett, Maurice Blanchot and Penthouse letters, read by St. Deborah.

  • 1989
  • LP
  • Freedom in a Vacuum

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Dull Knife, Dull Life; Sharp Knife, Short Life /
Now a God Dances Through Me

Re-mix of 1985 classic + extract from Suture Self.

  • 1989
  • 7"
  • Freedom in a Vacuum

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Maria

Viosac improv group recorded live at the Purple Institution, Toronto, March 18, 1988 Accompanied by Jack Wright, Saxophone.

  • 1989
  • K7
  • John Doe Recordings

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Baptized & "More Involved"

Viosac with Al Lincoln Roy (Not 1/2) and Chris Gehman. Recorded February 1988.

  • 1988
  • K7
  • Freedom in a Vacuum
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The Memory Waltz

A little destroyed music by VIOSAC and Not 1/2. Recorded on February 18-19, 1988 using a feedback reel to reel tape loop, a digital delay/sampler and one record for each side. All sounds are from an LP.

  • 1988
  • K7
  • Nihilistic Recordings

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Teddy Died (Sincerity)

Viosac improv group recorded live at the Foufounes Electrique, Montreal, November 25, 1986.

  • 1988
  • K7
  • SSS Productions

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No Be Many Maybe

Viosac improv group recorded live at the Rivoli, Toronto, October 24, 1987. Texts by Samuel Beckett Read by St. Deborah. The performance was accompanied by one hour video presentation by John Dubiel.

  • 1988
  • K7
  • John Doe Recordings

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Failure Parade

Viosac improv group recorded live at the Forest City Gallery, London Ontario, June 5 and 6, 1987. June 5th show also featured The Brain Show, June 6th: The Nihilist Spasm Band.

  • 1988
  • K7
  • Audiofile Tapes

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Lost Horizons (Part Two)

Viosac improv group recorded live at the Fallout Shelter, Toronto, May 2, 1987. Texts by Lautréamont read by St. Deborah.

  • 1988
  • K7
  • Corrosive Tapes/Harsh Reality

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Lost Horizons (Part One)

Viosac improv group recorded live at the Fallout Shelter, Toronto, May 2, 1987. Texts by Lautréamont read by St. Deborah.

  • 1988
  • K7
  • Harsh Reality

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Arkinoid

Viosac improv group recorded live at the Fallout Shelter, Toronto, October 23, 1986 and March 13, 1987.

  • 1987
  • K7
  • Sound of Pig

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Teddy Bear Stinks Real Bad Now

Viosac improv group recorded live at the Fallout Shelter, Toronto, January 2, 1987. Cover painting by Don McKellar

  • 1987
  • K7
  • Kapit@l Records

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Cathexis

A mixture of political-noise-punk with songs of social misfits and anarchists.
Recorded February-March 1986.

  • 1986
  • K7
  • Kapit@l Records

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Santa Satan's Holiday Hellocaust

Yet another interpretation of some fine Xmas classics

  • 1985
  • K7
  • Utility Grade Records

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Two Songs from Violence and the Sacred

Intentional Self-Destructive Behaviour/
Dull Knife, Dull Life; Sharp Knife, Short Life
Recorded August 1985 during the leadup to the first VATS concert.

  • 1985
  • K7
  • Utility Grade Records

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Compilations

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A Blind Man's Gallery of Mirrors

Viosac track: Fantasia #7 (Balint Bakfark)

  • 1996
  • CD
  • Freedom in a Vacuum

1996CD
Freedom in a Vacuum

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Hare Hunter Field: The Secret Passion Of Rudolf Peterson

Viosac track: Mille Regretz (Josquin Despres)

  • 1993
  • CD
  • Johnny Blue

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FU2: Stupidland

Viosac track: Give Yourself Away

  • 1992: not released
  • K7
  • Urania 235

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Undying: An International Compilation

Viosac track: Advance (Video Soundtrack)

  • 1988
  • LP
  • Freedom in a Vacuum

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Our Nebula Incured '89

Viosac track: Teddy Died (Excerpt)

  • 1989
  • K7
  • Corrosive Tapes
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What Is Truth? Volume Two

Viosac track: Butchered Edit

  • 1988
  • LP
  • Panic Records and Tapes

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Pure And Painless Pleasures

Viosac track: No Be Many Maybe (Excerpt)

  • 1988
  • K7
  • John Doe Recordings
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Insane Music For Insane People Vol. 24

Viosac Tracks: Dull Knife, Dull Life; Sharp Knife, Short Life and The Hunting Song

  • 1988
  • K7
  • Insane Music
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A View from Somewhere

Viosac track: Stürmisch Bewegt

  • 1987
  • K7
  • John Doe Recordings

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Promises, Promises The Compilation

Viosac track: Intentional Self-Destructive Behavior

  • 1987
  • K7
  • Statutory Tape
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The New Originals

Viosac track: Windy

  • 1987
  • K7
  • Materials and Processes
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Tellus #20: Media Myth

Viosac track: Teddy Bear Stinks Real Bad Now (excerpt)

  • 1987
  • K7
  • Tellus
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Insane Music For Insane People Vol. 19

Viosac track: Intentional Self-Destructive Behavior

  • 1986
  • K7
  • Insane Music
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