From the Field to the Factory

by Somnambulists

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From the Field to the Factory is a cycle of instrumental works that reflect on labor and struggle, repression and revolt, history and forgetting, and abstraction and meaning. They are meant as memorials to the invisible, the unwritten, and the unvoiced, to an inner experience stretching outside of time. They are hymns to an idea of the ahistorical as the lost voice of anonymous resistance echoing across the battered walls of memory.

Warren Ng is an experimental musician based in Brooklyn, NY and originally from San Francisco who has performed and released numerous recordings under the names Somnambulists and This Invitation, all linked by an interest in minimalism, string drone, and the hidden internal hum of the electric guitar.

"Ng's instrumental guitarscapery definitely sits comfortably along other guitarrorists like Roy Montgomery, Loren Mazzacan Connors, Stephen O'Malley, Oren Ambarchi, Rafael Toral etc. " - Aquarius Records


released May 15, 2019

written and performed by warren ng on electric 6-string and 12-string guitar, acoustic guitar & cello.

recorded & mixed at home in brooklyn.
published by distinct mirror/distant minor music.
mastered by steve silverstein.

thank you to george chen & zum


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Zum Audio Los Angeles, California

Originally started by siblings George and Yvonne Chen. Body Double, My Heart, an Inverted Flame, Somnambulists, Nuzzle, Sea Scouts, !!!, OutHud, Giardini di Mirò, The Intima, Beans, Total Shutdown, Boxleitner, The Lowdown, P:ano, KIT, Wives, Growing, Mark Evan Burden (Silentist), Weird Weeds, Aids Wolf. ... more

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