MoMA/MoMA PS1 Records

There Will Never Be Silence, the debut release from MoMA/MoMA PS1 Records, launches September 2014.

MoMA/MoMA PS1 Records debut album follows the exhibition, There Will Never Be Silence: Scoring John Cage's 4'33" at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The double LP features four compositions presented as artistic answers to Cage's emphatic "There Will Never Be Silence" by artists Kevin Beasley, Lizzi Bougatsos, Sabisha Friedberg, and Yasunao Tone.

The record, There Will Never Be Silence, is organized by David Platzker, Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Museum of Modern Art, and Jenny Schlenzka, Associate Curator, MoMA PS1.

Producer: Mike Skinner, Associate Producer: Rosey Selig-Addiss, Engineer: Lucas Gonzalez, Audio Mastering Engineer: Mike Skinner, Vinyl Mastering Engineer: Josh Bonati, Art Direction and Graphic Design: Floor5, Marek Polewski and Neven Cvijanovic, Print Production: Gallery Print and Durchdruck, Berlin, Germany.

The record, There Will Never Be Silence, is made possible by MoMA’s Wallis Annenberg Fund for Innovation in Contemporary Art through the Annenberg Foundation.

Special thanks to Kathy Halbreich and to Aaron Louis and MoMA Audio Visual.

Except as noted below, There Will Never Be Silence was recorded at MoMA Studios, New York, and mastered at Kenan’s Studio, Brooklyn. The vinyl was cut at Bonati Mastering NYC, Brooklyn, and manufactured at Brooklynphono, Brooklyn. Yasunao Tone’s MP3 Deviations #12 was recorded live at ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, as part of the Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain festival. Parts of Sabisha Friedberg’s A Concentric Crowned: Plain Hi-Roller were recorded at The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. Field recordings included in Lizzi Bougatsos’s ENERGY CHANCE were recorded in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

© 2014 The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1