Temporary Residence Reveals Limited William Basinski Box Set

William Basinski

William Basinski As reported on Pitchfork earlier today, Experimedia has begun taking pre-orders for a 12-pound box set of recordings related to William Basinski’s seminal Disintegration Loops series. Due out September 4th through Temporary Residence Ltd., the collection is limited to just 2,000 copies and includes nine LPs, five CDs, a DVD edition of the rare Disintegration Loops film, and a 144-page coffee table book. Here are further details, along with Spotify streams of Vol. 1-4…

To mark the 10-year anniversary of its original release – and its forthcoming induction into the 9/11 Memorial Museum this year – Temporary Residence Ltd. is honored to collaborate with William Basinski in presenting The Disintegration Loops in a fashion truly befitting a library of music with such a lasting legacy. This massive limited-edition box set contains all four historic volumes, plus a pair of stunning live orchestral performances from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the 54th Venice Biennale, both previously unreleased. Remastered from the original recordings and pressed onto 100% virgin vinyl for the first and only time, this exquisite box set also includes all of the remastered recordings on 5 CDs, the extremely rare 63-minute The Disintegration Loops film on DVD, and a 144-page full-color coffee table book featuring rare photos taken during the making of The Disintegration Loops, and liner notes by Basinski, Antony, David Tibet of Current 93, Ronen Givony of the Wordless Music Series, and Michael Shulan, Creative Director of the National September 11 Memorial Museum. The Disintegration Loops has never appeared on vinyl, and will never appear so again outside of this sincerely special, painstakingly beautiful collection. Includes two previously unreleased tracks. Includes previously unreleased recordings, photos, liner notes, and new artwork. Remastered from original recordings. Inducted into the 9/11 Memorial Museum this fall. Limited edition 2,000 copies.