Various Artists

State of the Union [Atavistic]

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Produced by composer-performer Elliott Sharp, this is an incredible two-CD collection of one-minute pieces by 146 artists (poets, musicians, writers, visual artists) with proceeds from the sale going to benefit the National Coalition Against Censorship. This has been an on-going project since a similar release in 1982 on zOaR records. "Changing political, cultural and technical climate plus inspired response yields biting satire, bracing sound, sly observations."

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
1:13
2
0:53
3
Ui
1:10
4
1:07
5
0:58
6 1:08
7
1:10
8
1:10
9
1:01
10
1:01
11
1:03
12
1:00
13
1:01
14
1:01
15 1:01
16
1:04
17
1:13
18
1:00
19
1:05
20
1:03
21
1:02
22 1:05
23
1:02
24
1:03
25
1:01
26
1:10
27
1:05
28
1:05
29
0:59
30
0:59
31
1:24
32
1:09
33 1:01
34
1:01
35
1:12
36
1:05
37
1:07
38
1:00
39
0:59
40
1:03
41 0:54
42
1:02
43 0:53
44
0:59
45
0:55
46 0:55
47
1:06
48
1:04
49
0:57
50
1:03
51
1:07
52
1:05
53
0:52
54 1:21
55
1:04
56
1:04
57
1:01
58
1:02
59
1:09
60
1:43
61
0:35
62
0:43
63 1:28
64
0:49
65
0:59
66
1:04
67 0:59
68
0:57
69
1:00
70
1:23
71
1:17

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
1:01
2
0:55
3
0:59
4
1:01
5
0:59
6 0:59
7
0:59
8
0:57
9
1:06
10 0:52
11
1:02
12
1:05
13 0:58
14 0:59
15 1:02
16
1:12
17
1:01
18
0:55
19
1:01
20
1:04
21
0:59
22
1:07
23 1:01
24
1:00
25
1:03
26
0:57
27
1:02
28
1:09
29 1:00
30
1:04
31
0:58
32
1:01
33
1:05
34
1:00
35
1:13
36
1:03
37 0:55
38
1:02
39
1:00
40
0:55
41
1:02
42 0:53
43
1:10
44
1:08
45
0:57
46 0:51
47
0:58
48
1:04
49
0:53
50
0:59
51
1:03
52
0:58
53
0:54
54
0:58
55 1:08
56
0:54
57
1:12
58
0:54
59
1:07
60 1:16
61
1:09
62
0:59
63
1:01
64
1:20
65
0:03
66
1:05
67
1:13
68
0:40
69
0:54
70
1:01
71
1:15
72
1:09
73 1:11
74
1:05
75
1:15
76
1:07
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