William Basinski
“Melancholia I”

Photo by Magdalena Wosinska

Temporary Residence Ltd. continue their reissue campaign for William Basinski on April 29th with a long overdue reissue of the composer’s Melancholia LP. The story remains the same as Basinski’s beloved Disintegration Loops series—snippets of sound left to collect dust and decay for decades get rediscovered when they’re needed the most—but the music itself has its own unique character, a deeply meditative direction that was sprinkled throughout the recent Marina Abramović opera Basinski helped score. Watch it all flicker and fade down below, pre-order the limited vinyl pressing here, and check out our extensive interview from a few years back…