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Exit Strategy: Selections from Chicago 2007​-​2011

by max alexander

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Ruins 02:17
Nettwerkd 03:32
Hyposuction 05:23
Mammogram 02:29
Crime 03:22


released December 21, 2011

Max Alexander
Exit Strategy: Selections from Chicago 2007-2010

Written, Performed and Produced by Max except as noted

“Plane Interior Steady Cruising (The Movie Remix)”
Cymbals and shakers sampled from "Certain Blacks" by The Art Ensemble of Chicago
Flutes and rain sticks sampled from an unmarked new age CD-R
Modems and fax machines sampled from findsounds.com
Soundtrack to LOLCats: The Ballet: The Movie, edited from Plane Interior Steady Cruising EP (2010)

From the soundtrack to Matthew Kelly’s film Ruins (2008)

“Liquid & Mobile States”
From collaborative installation project with Michelle Menzies (2010)

Unreleased. Written for/premiered at “Electric Lights” event at The Nightingale, Chicago (2009)

“About to Speak (or Speaking)”
Vocals performed by the Art Slut Choristers (Eric Powell, Emily Pearlman, Kathleen Hepburn, Will Goss, Kierin Gorlitz, Galen Elfert, Tif Bullard, Davy Bisaro, Max Alexander)
B-side from Cast a Widening Circle (2009)

B-side from Lions. Created using custom Max/MSP software and whistling. Software since lost. This piece is no longer performable. (2007)

“Good Locomotive (Will)”
From the Good Locomotive video project (never completed or released). Recorded from a performance using custom Max/MSP software and heartbeat monitor at the Thompson Center, Chicago, IL (2008)

“Theme from Mind Dance”
Violin performed by Shuwen Ye
Cello performed by Chun-Hei Yip
From the soundtrack to Yating Hsu’s film Mind Dance (2010)

“Portofino (Model Home)”
Audio from Portofino video collaboration with Andrea Slavik and Andrew Lochhead (2008)

“Heartbeat Study no. 1”
Unreleased. Created using custom Max/MSP software and heartbeat monitor (2007)

“Latex Studies”
Soundtrack to video collaboration with Alexandra K. Deitz (2007)

B-side from Lions (2007)

“Kiss Me on the Bus”
Edited on a Greyhound Bus going from Detroit to Chicago using piano sketches for the Mind Dance soundtrack (2010)

“1400 of Anything”
From an uncompleted Vas Deferens (Max Alexander and Tif Bullard) record (2009)

B-side from Ornament & Crime (2009)

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