Discography

 

The first recordings by Carya Amara date back to 1980 but beyond a few demonstration cassettes (not official releases) the music was largely unheard until a track was included on a compilation in 1997. The first album by Carya Amara appeared in 2001.

Main releases

in reverse chronological order

From Ground to Sky

A live recording.


Released 10th November 2017. Download, available via Earthrid.

Echoes

A selection of tracks previously available on compilations and elsewhere.


Released 15th October 2017. Download, available via Earthrid.

Sensitivity

Featuring the Buchla modular synth at EMS studios, Stockholm.

Released 5th January 2015. CDR or free download, available via Earthrid.

The Late Carya Amara

At last, the fourth solo album. Chilly.

Released 15th July 2011. CDR or free download, available via Earthrid.

Tales of the Unattractive

Electronic experiments, 1980 – 1991.

Released 27th August 2002. Available from Earthrid.

Extinction Frequency

Rhythmic electronics, 1992 – 1996.

Released 14th May 2002. Available from Earthrid.

Vestigial Digital

Visceral electroacoustics.

Released 26th September 2001. Available from Earthrid.


Appearances on Compilations

in reverse chronological order

Soft Bodies Bleed Out

 [ 
Soft Bodies Bleed Out ] The final compilation on the Soft Bodies label, available via Bandcamp.
Released 28th August 2017.
By Carya Amara: ‘Object of Revulsion’.

Soft Bodies Eat Bees

 [ Soft Bodies Eat Bees ] Compilation on the Soft Bodies label, available via Bandcamp.
Released 23rd October 2016.
By Carya Amara: ‘Blessed and Accursed Bees’ and ‘Hives’.

Terse Greetings 2015

 [ Terse Greetings 2015 ] On the Terse label, free download. Temporarily unavailable, but the Carya Amara tracks are now available on the album Echoes.
Released 12th December 2015.
By Carya Amara: ‘Above the Old Town’ and ‘Too Many Hogs’.

Oompa Loopma Riot 2015

 [ Oompa Loopma Riot 2015] On the Terse label, free download. Temporarily unavailable, but the Carya Amara track is now available on the album Echoes.
Released 6th April 2015.
By Carya Amara: ‘Concealed Sky’.

Soft Bodies Never Sleep

 [ Soft Bodies Never Sleep ] Compilation on the Soft Bodies label, available via Bandcamp.
Released 16th June 2014.
By Carya Amara: a reimagining of Quimper’s ballad ‘Overgrown’.

Cumbria Remixed

 [ Cumbria Remixed ] Netrelease album, 1st March 2012.
Part of the project Cumbria Remixed.
By Carya Amara: ‘The Sound Around Me’.

The Sun Will Rise

 [ cover of The Sun Will Rise ] MP3 double album, an “Inter-Netlabel” compilation, 18th April 2011.
In support of charities operating in Japan.
By Carya Amara: ‘Elements Unbalanced’.

Mangled by the Tool of Satan

 [ cover of Mangled by the Tool of Satan ] Double CDR, compiled and released by James Gallagher, Australia, November 2002
By Carya Amara: ‘Play from your Heart’.

File 03

 [ cover of File 03 ] CDR, File audio magazine, UK, March 2002
By Carya Amara: ‘Wind Versus Windscale: Part 2 – On the Beach’.

101 Lock Grooves a.k.a. CALG101

[ CALG101 label ]LP, Clan Analogue, Australia, November 2001. A compilation of of locked grooves – place your record deck’s stylus on the chosen track and it will play forever (or rather, till you can’t take it any more). By Carya Amara:-

  1. ‘Eternal Recurrence’
  2. ‘Synth Seizure’
  3. ‘Locks Groove’
  4. ‘The Ring Modulator Cycle’

Lard Motel/Succulent

 [ case of Lard Motel ] Double CDR, compiled and released by Ed Boland, April 2001. The tracks by Carya Amara were the golden oldie ‘Psychic Epidemic’ and a cover of the Country and Western classic ‘Ruby Don’t Take Your Love to Town’.

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Lard

 [ cover of I Can't Believe it's not Lard ] CDR, compiled and released by Humungus Parts & Labor, August 1999
By Carya Amara: ‘Big Car’ (a cover version of the song by Severed Heads).

Occasional Mushy Loon

 [ cover of Occasional Mushy Loon ] Cassette LP, compiled and released by Claude Malan.
Australia, 1997.

By Carya Amara: ‘Metal Man’.


The only member of Carya Amara is Kevin Busby, who has also recorded as half of the collaborative duos Abominations of Yondo (with Cousin Silas), Audio Space Research (with Eve Thacker) and Rhythmicon (with Miss Hypnotique). All of these recordings are available from Earthrid.

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