The Rat's Letter

by Left Hand Cuts off the Right

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This album was recorded during the Christmas period of 2011. Sound sources were a saz, thumb piano, field recordings, melodica and cassette hiss. Recorded onto an old cassette voice recorder and later edited digitally.

The album was never completed except for these three tracks.

I was reading Haruki Murakami - Kafka on the Shore and watching Jan Lenica animations over that period and this is my dedication to those artists and that time.


released January 28, 2013



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Left Hand Cuts off the Right (Robbie Judkins) is an outlet for exploratory methods and composition. During live performances he plays with bent electronics, East African instrumentation, hand percussion, field recordings, loops and effects. The sounds are of otherworldliness, twinkling twitchings, habitual drones, crackling rhythms and oddities directing you, transfixed, through the wonderment. ... more

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