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Venetian Snares - Traditional Synthesizer Music download mp3 album
Traditional Synthesizer Music
Breakcore, IDM, Experimental
FLAC vers. size:
1714 mb
MP3 vers. size:
1588 mb
WMA vers. size:
1817 mb
Other formats
4.8 ★

Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Purchasable with gift card. CD. Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album. Compact Disc version of the album.

It's the first record to land on his Planet Mu sub-label, Timesig, since 2012's stinging Fool The Detector EP. You could call that one quintessentially Snares: full of jumbled opposites-ludicrous wit and severe solemness, digital and analogue hybridity, orchestrated chaos-it was as fun as it was disturbing. But records like that obscure the sheer craft and studio obsessiveness of the artist and his creative process.

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Matrix, Runout: 05 227 01 53855242. Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV26.

If the result still sounds like a logical continuation of his previous work, that's probably because this sort of hardware has long been a part of his playbook. Incidentally, this is one of the more beautiful Snares records in recent memory, relaxing some of the more tiring qualities of his music-the unrelenting abrasiveness, the taste for a certain gynecological grotesquery-in favor of moments of relatively straight prettiness. He will never qualify as "easy" listening, of course: "Slightly Bent Fork Tong v2" laces its globular synth-funk with warped chimes and ringing bell tones, while electronics groan and harrumph deep in the bowels of an inscrutable jitter titled "She Married a Chess Computer in the En.

Each song was approached from the ground up and dismantled upon the completion of it's recording

Non-technical listeners might also find some solace in the fact this sounds remarkably like the kind of late-90s IDM which directly preceded Funk's entrance on the music scene. Much of it could pass for offcuts from Aphex Twin's classic Richard D James Album, the detuned saw-waves, the rippling snares. It was forward facing, boundary breaking for the time. With the Venetian Snares album, it's working the other way round; looking back to analogue synthesis but using it to replicate the sound of digital hardware. It's Venetian Snares going back to the root of his influences by means of a longer-established medium.


Traditional Synthesizer Music
A1 Dreamt Person v3 1:56
A2 Everything About You Is Special 3:46
A3 Slightly Bent Fork Tong v2 2:26
B1 Magnificent Stumble v2 4:21
B2 Decembers 4:03
B3 Can't Vote For Yourself v1 4:18
C1 You And Shayna v1 3:21
C2 Goose And Gary v2 3:09
C3 Anxattack Boss Level19 v3 4:55
D1 She Married A Chess Computer In The End 3:49
D2 Health Card10 3:23
D3 Paganism Ratchets 4:30
Traditional Synthesizer Music (Alternative Takes And Bonus Tracks)
CD1 Everything About You Is Ambient 2:11
CD2 You And Shaya Slow Funk v2 3:40
CD3 Your Bounce v1 3:28
CD4 Magnificent Stumble v1 4:14
CD5 Can't Vote For Yourself Video Version 4:34
CD6 Goose And Gary v1 3:18
CD7 Slightly Bent Fork Tong v1 2:52
CD8 You And Shaya Video Version 4:35
CD9 Terrazen 1012nc 4:30
CD10 Resting Tongue 2:55

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Mute Song
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Timesig
  • Copyright (c) – Timesig


  • Written-By, Producer, Performer – Aaron Funk


Per the artist on Facebook - "Hey everybody with Traditional Synthesizer Music vinyls, we accidentally printed 45rpm on the labels when in fact they are 33rpm. Sorry about that!"

CDr is a limited edition available for all pre-orders through Bandcamp and Planet-Mu.

The recording sessions for Traditional Synthesizer Music took place between July and December 2014 in Winnipeg, Canada..

Made in the EU

Cover design by Chris Reeves

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5055300385680
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): BEAU @ TEN EIGHT SEVEN BF11353-01 A1 TIMESIG005 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): BF11353-01 B1 TIMESIG005 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): TIMESIG005 C BF11353-02 C1 BEAU @ TEN EIGHT SEVEN
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): TIMESIG005 D BF11353-02 D1
  • Barcode (CDr): 5055300385727

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TIMESIG005, TIMESIG005CD Venetian Snares Traditional Synthesizer Music ‎(CD, Album) Timesig, Timesig TIMESIG005, TIMESIG005CD UK 2016
TIMESIG005 Venetian Snares Traditional Synthesizer Music ‎(12xFile, AAC, Album) Timesig TIMESIG005 UK 2016
TIMESIG005 Venetian Snares Traditional Synthesizer Music ‎(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Timesig TIMESIG005 UK 2016
TIMESIG005 Venetian Snares Traditional Synthesizer Music ‎(12xFile, WAV, Album) Timesig TIMESIG005 UK 2016
TIMESIG005CD, TIMESIG005B Venetian Snares Traditional Synthesizer Music ‎(CD, Album + CDr, Album, Ltd) Timesig, Timesig TIMESIG005CD, TIMESIG005B UK 2016

  • Gholbimand
I almost like this better than the album. Really very well done.