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Kim Cascone (December 21, 1955) is an Italian American composer of electronic music who is known for his releases in the ambient, drone, industrial and electro-acoustic genre on his own record label, Silent Records. I hightly recommend you to read his essay: The Aesthetic of Failure.

The Aesthetics of Failure: “Post-Digital” Tendencies in Contemporary Computer Music | Computer Music Journal | MIT Press

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▶︎▶︎ Threshold of Eastern Octaves | Khem One | Silent Records (

Six hypno-mystical ambient guitar landscapes for meditation & contemplation.


released April 8, 2022

Composed: Kim Cascone
(c) 2022 E Space Music (BMI)
(p) 2022 Silent Records

Album Art: MIke Rooke

Recorded & Mixed at the Silent Temple 2022, except for the Pollen tracks which were recorded as backing tracks for a Khem One Ensemble performance at the Drone Cinema Film Festival Seattle in 2018 and reworked for this release.

Gear list: Ibanez RG-9, Epiphone Les Paul Goldtop, LTD Phoenix 401, Boss RC-505 Looper, Digitech FreqOut, EHX Freeze, EHX Big Muff Pi, Mosky Black Rat (modified), Ibanez Weeping Demon Wah, Ibanez Echo Shifter, Zoom MS-70CDR, Pigtronix Resotron, assorted hand built guitar pedals, Jet City 20 amp head, Hughes & Kettner WARP 4×12 cab, Sure SM 57, Behringer UMC4040HD I/O.

Lava Blue Demon cables w/ Neutrik connectors, Hell Super Blacks 3.2mm picks, String Joy strings.

Recorded on Linux Mint OS, Ardour DAW w/ assorted LV2 & LADSPA EQ & limiter plugins, Audacity & Boss RC-505 Looper.