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Good thanks, you?

by Jonathan Higgins

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sckt 02:11
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Polar
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Interlude - 0300
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01 03:48
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Before
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Interlude - 2 of 8
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Reynols 03:33
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Window
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Interlude - Slate
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After

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"Good thanks, you?"
This minimal, innocuous and, some might even say, deflecting phrase so many of us have used, serves as the starting point for London-based composer Jonathan Higgins' investigation of overload and tension.
"Over the last couple of years I have been writing tracks every time I felt particularly anxious or overwhelmed," he explains.
Composed on Higgins' modified CD players which malfunction and glitch their way through sound samples, this album emphasises not so much the beauty of malfunction, but its ubiquity. The glitch in Higgins' work is not an exception, but the norm. The malfunction he has built into his modified CD players forms here the bedrock of his compositions, and the warps, omissions, and possibilities this process involves serves to echo our own struggles to adapt, communicate and make sense of the ever shifting, ever unpredictable, layers of life itself, and our connections with others.
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For more on Jonathan visit: jphiggins.co.uk/music/
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releases October 14, 2022

All tracks by Jonathan Higgins
Mastered by Jonathan Higgins
Art Jonathan Higgins + Kate Carr

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