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Available as a high definition digital download, 'BERG 3' is, as the title suggests, the third official release by the 'British Experimental Rocket Group' on TCFSR.
Following the tragic death of Professor Bernard Quatermass in 1980, a schism within the British Experimental Rocket Group (B.E.R.G.) resulted in the formation of a branch, staffed by those who believed that the Government had failed to support modern cultural developments in much the same way that they earlier failed to provide leadership in the area of space research. Additional secret research facilities were created to allow diversification into the field of electronically generated synthetic sounds for experimentation, communication and 'musical' composition.
The Committee For Sonic Research are pleased to present a third exclusive collection from the sonic experiments and synthetic compositions filed in the archive(s) of the Culture Branch of the British Experimental Rocket Group (B.E.R.G.).
A consequence of the deepening relationship between BERG and TCFSR is the revelation that compositions exist that are older than previously realised – apparently the culture branch was working secretively before the schism. Unlike the main archives, which are organised controlled environments and the more haphazard 'cold storage' media, these oldest recordings exist mostly in rumour - we have recovered some boxes buried in a shallow pit in a wood (that we have agreed not to identify).
Sadly it seems likely that many of these recordings have degraded beyond recovery. A unit has been created to track the oldest media in an effort to capture as much as possible. Selected tracks and recovered excerpts are being made publicly available for the first time, and for the first time we have been able to include some 'unofficial' works.