After the trio with Phonotopy, but recorded a couple of month earlier, Diatribes proposes with Abdul Moimême a new electroacoustique oriented album, where the instrumentation distinction is lost to the benefit of a sounds ensemble strongly linked by skeazing ropes and under permanent tension. Some metalico-organics imporvisations develloping under harbour influence, superpostion of poetic evocations like an high-tech nostalgia.
Diatribes, a strongly libertarian ensemble, began its existence in a Geneva basement in Winter 2004. Adapting the improvised and experimental music languages of today, the duo is highly reactive, dynamic, percussive and/or textured. Initialy a trio, diatribes became a polymorphous formation, accuratly incomplete, extending each time its spectrum with guest musicians, from freejazz to electroacoustic improv, from loud sound wall to intimistic acoustic details, crossing the road of Barry Guy, Keith Rowe, Jason Kahn, Jacques Demierre, Christian Weber, Ernesto Rodriguez, Tomas Korber, Jean Bordï¿½, Mick Beck, etc, travelling through europe to create new entities, with Adbul Moimï¿½me in Portugal, Hannah Marshall in England, Rafal Mazur in Poland or HKM+ in Germany.
Abdul Moimême is an active member of the Portuguese improvised music scene, playing regularly with the “Variable Geometry Orchestra” and “Suspensão”, two groups led by violin player Ernesto Rodrigues. He is also member of the Granular collective.
In 1999 he started writing jazz critique in various Portuguese publications including “Flirt”, “All Jazz”, and Jazz.pt magazines, as well as “Publico” newspaper. In 2006 he created “Freemusic”, a blog exclusively dedicated to the promotion of Portuguese improvised music.
In 2009 he published “Nekhephthu” [Creative Sources CS-102], a solo prepared electric guitar CD
abdul moimême: two prepared guitars, metalic objects, springs, cymbals, metronome
d’incise: laptop, objects, various instruments, snare drums, bow, cymbals, gramophone
cyril bondi: drums, percussions, bow, cymbals, objects, small instruments
Download the complete album in .zip: click here.
(47min08 / 320kbps mp3 / 124Mo)
recorded in Lisbon, august 28 & 29, 2009.
mixed by d’incise.
masterised by Wolfgang Rüfenacht.
font design by Sonia/.
Edited as 500cd, 18x14cm print in thin sleeve, it can be ordered through our online distro, Mitenand, or directly with the following paypal button. [15chf/10euros/14usd, worldwide shipping]
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