William Basinski

William Basinski pres. "A Shadow in Time"

William Basinski is a classically trained musician and composer who has been working in experimental media for over 25 years in NYC.

His haunting and melancholy soundscapes explore the temporal nature of life, resounding with the reverberations of memory and the mystery of time.

His epic 4-disc masterwork, "The Disintegration Loops", received international critical acclaim and was chosen as one of the top 50 albums of 2004 by Pitchfork Media.

The Temporary Residence deluxe LP box-set reissue from 2012 was awarded best re-issue of the year and a score of 10 on Pitchfork.


His concerts and installations and films made in collaboration with artist-filmmaker, James Elaine have been presented internationally, and his concerts are presented to sold out crowds around the world.

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