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A minus is an independent production combining analogue sound, sampling and digital audio
manipulation together with intimate feelings and thoughts. The music, which could be considered downtempo, trip hop or simply electronica, reflects a dark yet emotional atmosphere on both the songs and the instrumental tracks.

The woman behind A minus is Gittit Pearlmutter, an Israeli musician, sound editor and technician
currently living between London and Tel Aviv. Gittit has always been drawn to the magic of music and
recording. Her growing fascination with electric guitars and the mechanics of sound was unexpected
given the close religious community she grew up in, in Jerusalem.

As a young woman she admired female singer songwriters including Bjork, Sinead O'Connor and Tori
Amos. Their songs provided her with narratives and texts she deeply related to.

Three unconnected events in the 1990s propelled Gittit to shift her focus towards pursuing her own
music career: the release of "The Silence of the Lambs" (1993), Susan McClary's book "Feminine
Endings" (1997) and women winning all of the significant Grammy Music Award categories (1998).

Fulfilling her dream to know all she could about music Gittit studied music and record production at
universities in Jerusalem and London.
The A minus project is named after Clarice Starling's grade on Jack
Crawford's FBI seminar in "The Silence of the Lambs", but more than anything it represents her
view of the creative process.