Omit - Quad FLAC album

Omit - Quad FLAC album
Performer: Omit
Title: Quad
Released: 1997
Label: Corpus Hermeticum
Country: New Zealand
Style: Leftfield, Experimental, Ambient
Catalog #: Hermes024/025/026
Genre: Electronic
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 184
Formats: 3 × CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered Box Set
FLAC size: 2427 mb
MP3 size: 1282 mb


1 Unit Seven
2 Section Two
3The Final Call (Resectioned Towards The Drive To Cross Fade, Before Absorption.)6:10
4The 3rd Self-Less Reflection (The Breathing Of One Extension Now Closes In On Itself, Beyond That Is Nothing)5:22
5Towards The Centre (Out Across Both Ways Before Or After There Is No Difference)2:01
6 Section One
71st Divider (In The State Of Three Doors The Bridging Of One Throught Direction Is To Remain Yet To Another; To Each Former Outlook, The Perspective Becomes Even More Abstracted Beyond Any Internal Level)2:59
8Restraint (Point One)2:01
9Seclusion (Outlook One)1:45
10Release Of Dislocation (State Three) (Absent Forms Without Any Resentment)1:02
11The Lost State (Entropy/Descent Back To The Carpark, As An Intervention To Dissolution. The Beginning Of The Lost State Throughout One Long Transgression To Another; There Was No Real Different From One To The Other.)12:24
12The 1st Self-Less Reflection5:34
13Self-Separation Through Dislocation (State Two)3:38
14 Unit One
15 Unit Five
16Remission Of Self-Separation Through Dislocation1:51
17Self-Separation Through Dislocation (State One)6:34
18Egress (Towards Retraction Of All Points)4:06
19Reclusion (Outlook Two) (From The Walls Of Seclusion)2:07
20Odyssey To Fade Out (Mind Odyssey/State Three) (Standing From The Back Of A Carpark To The Drop Out Of All Life; The Systems Of Compulsion, One Move Sucks To Another, The Self Of Formations As To Point One's Self In One Major Direction. It Is A Move To Total Inner Selfless Insight; The Meaningless Flow Of Movement No One Vehicle Can Be Contained As A Factor To The End Drive Of A Carpark. If Any Need Exists Than It Is A Need That Is Compounded. This Passage Can No Longer Be Sustained. Disillusioned By A Growing Emptiness That Invalidates All Past Reference. The Reconnection Now Becomes Impossible To A Point Of Moving In Or Straightening Out Now Becomes A Dimension Of The Same Movement.)23:09
219.26Pm (Re-Birth Of Self Within The Lifeform Of The Kitchen, Forgetting All Past Experienced Cycles)2:29
22The Fade Out (In The Black State All Direction Is Lost Void To All Extensions Inside The Four Walls Of Selfless Contradiction, Closing Down All Aspects Of Drive To A Point Of Decimation. There Nothing Remains As Relevant.)10:43
23Reference Outside (Outlook Three)3:31
24 Appendix (Absolution)
25The Cross Fade (The Turning Point To A Cross Fade In A Carpark)12:29
26Release Of Dislocation (Through Desperation) (State Four) (One Road Leads To Another But Never At The Same Forseeable Way; The Carpark Is A Lie, The Formation Of The Release Is A Catch)3:30
27Release (Point Three) (Myself Beyond The Point As A Real Person In Three Points)2:15
28Sub-Fadeback (The Loss Of Control Now Takes Over; The Beginning Of The Present Out-State Cannot Continue Onward. There Will Be Only Decay.)6:12
29The Rut (The Point Of Recall Is No Longer The Grasp Of Stability As A Result Direction Can Never Be The Same)7:05
30The Outcast (Rejection Enforcement Takes Hold)3:24
31 Unit Three
32 Unit Six
33The State Of Change (Hallway To The Kitchen)3:02
34 Unit Four
35 Section Three
36The Turning Point (The Cycle Continues In One Direction)4:43
37Resectioned From Despair (Lost At The Opening From A Location Without Breathing)3:29
388.30Pm (On A Saturday Night The Kitchen Aids Remission In The Short Fall Into The Realm Of Obscurity, Well Before Any Outside Interference)3:18
39 Unit Eight
40The Act (Mind Odyssey/State Two) (Sub-Movement Towards The Re-Enactment Until A Point Of Unrecognisable Sickness Overrides And The Premonition Breaks Down As Before Into A Mass Of Unresolved Emotions)8:48
41End-Dip (Mind Odyssey/State One) (Lost Of Any Relation To A Degree Of State, The Flow Moves Onwards)5:10
42Recess (Point Two)3:52
43Gun-Down (Objective Aggression With The Aid Of A Rifle. The Taking Out Of All Meaning, The Breaking Of All Self Control.)5:57
44 Unit Two
452Nd Divider (The Divider Of The Hall Outside The Foundations Of The Kitchen)2:01
46The 2nd Self-Less Reflection6:34
47Birth Of Fade Out (At 6Am On A Sunday Morning)3:41


  • Artwork By [Text And Graphic Reassembly] – Nick Cain
  • Remastered By [Digital Remastering]Bruce Russell


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
noneOmit Quad ‎(2xCass, Album)Deepskin Conceptual MindmusicnoneNew Zealand1994


Recorded from July 1993 to April 1994 on a Fostex four-track.
All field recordings were made on a Marantz CP-430 portable cassette recorder, except Unit Four, track 3, which was recorded on a National RQ-501S mono reel-to-reel.
Remastered for CD release in August 1997, Christchurch.

Originally released as a double C90 in 1994.

Includes 3 folded inserts, plus printed inner sleeves for each disc.

Edition of 700 copies.

OMIT ANOINT FIELD recordings with a servomechanism of electronic-drone-hum-loop-percussive-clang-noise-guitar-rattle to very serious effect. An existential mind "dig" triggered by varying wave tones and sound sample. The 3 CDs come in individual printed envelopes in a flop-top 5" tape box, just like a miniature LP boxed set. The first CD "Depopulation Of The Self Deformed Mind" is full of calm and nervous energy (my favorite section of the three if pressed to choose). The second CD ("The Bridge-Down Verges On Before Any Lost Exit Remonstration Burns") seems to structure more field recordings and ambient noise burst placements e.g. the kitchen-sink effect is interesting on "Section Two/Unit Four/3 - 8.30pm" (Tapping a jar. Shuffling the silverware; dropping a spoon on the table; Tapping the side of an empty stainless steel sink and bouncing a ball all in cadence). On the third and final CD "Pre-Observation Of Over All Mind Drift," it all comes to it's gratifying end in a series of echo, loops, synth, field recordings and tape manipulations. I think this is a one man band thing - how he manages to tie it all together into a mind odyssey concept will provide you years of enjoyment; background music for those late night innerself journeys... while ghosts drift thru the walls like smoke.
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