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1.
Asphalt Melt 03:14
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A-Drive 02:25
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Nightlights 03:44
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Constructor 02:07
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Roadside Lot 02:02
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Aue 03:21
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Congestion 01:48
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Inward Slope 05:11
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Workshop 03:06
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The Tow 02:04
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Spikes 04:18
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Disruptor 01:31
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Copper Cat 02:29
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Margin 01:08
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Street Love 01:20
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about

Based on the eponymous play by brothers and author/performer team Mike and Tobi Müller at Schauspielhaus Zürich, Swiss experimental documentary film A1 traverses through time and space along Switzerland’s first and most elongated highway structure. Rich in archival sources, it sheds light on the costs and benefits of rapid movement: social, migratory and ecological patterns, economic and military designs that are mostly not immediately obvious to the casual motorist.

Stefan Goldmann’s soundtrack engages the film’s multi-layered aesthetics full on, providing a dazzling array of short-form compositions. Profoundly synthetic in production, this free-wheeling phantasmagoria of peculiar, yet intensely likeable miniatures branches off into a multitude of directions – from minimalistic to overflowing, calm to banging, nightmarish to soothing. The visual patina of historic documents is playfully mirrored in intense distortion and noise artifacts, bound into rhythmic units and melodies formed of ghost notes.

For longer versions of some of the tracks, please check the 12" release A1 Tools (Macro M50X).

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released October 5, 2016

Soundtrack written & produced by Stefan Goldmann

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Founded in 2007 by Stefan Goldmann and Finn Johannsen.

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