29 Nov 2014

1080p Collection

Richard MacFarlane
1080p Collection's Richard MacFarlane

For the last year and a half, record label 1080p Collection has released a steady stream of experimental and DIY electronic music, including artists from New Zealand, Europe, Canada and the US. Each recording is released digitally and as a limited edition cassette tape.

1080p is run by Vancouver-based New Zealander Richard MacFarlane, a former music journalist who for years helped run the highly regarded music blog Rose Quartz.

Henry Oliver talked to Richard MacFarlane from 1080p’s Vancouver office about the inspiration behind the label, the joys of cassettes and the challenges of releasing new music in the digital age.

Music Details

Artist: Khotin
Song: Why Don’t We Talk
Composer: Khotin
Album: Hello World
Label: 1080p Collection

Artist: ATM
Song: Air Traffic
Composer: ATM
Album: Xerox
Label: 1080p Collection

Artist: MCFERRDOG
Song: Bless This Mess
Composer: MCFERRDOG
Album: Lawd Forgive Me
Label: 1080p Collection

Artist: Mango Skato
Song: Turismoc
Composer: Mango Skato
Album: I Don’t Give It
Label: 1080p Collection

Artist: Tlaotlon
Song: Novodene
Composer: Tlaotlon
Album: Ektomists
Label: 1080p Collection

Artist: Angel 1
Song: Allegra
Composer: Angel 1
Album: Allegra Bin 1
Label: 1080p Collection

Artist: Dan Boden
Song: Reload
Composer: Dan Boden
Album: Soft
Label: DFA

Artist: LNRDCROY
Song: I Met You On BC Ferries
Composer: LNRDCROY
Album: Much Less Normal
Label: 1080p Collection