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ernesto diaz-infante & chris forsyth : as is stated… befor

ernesto diaz-infante & chris forsyth : as is stated… befor

. ernesto diaz-infante & chris forsyth as is stated… before know label: evolving ear ref: EE07/PR90263 year: 2003   players: ernesto diaz-infante: acoustic guitar, chris forsyth electric guitar A kaleidoscopic range of approaches, includng quiet modal folk- influenced fingerpicking, atonal noise, drones pointillistic micro- melodies, lower-case electro-acoustic improv, and feedback ... Read More »

THE SCIENCE GROUP : Spoors

THE SCIENCE GROUP : Spoors

. THE SCIENCE GROUP Spoors label: ReR Megacorp ref: ReR SCIENCE2 year: 2003   players: Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer; kayboards & sampler, Bob Drake: bass, ocassional guitar & organ, Chris Cutler: Drums & electrified kit, Mike Johnson : Guitars Some changes from Volume One. These are Instrumental pieces, and the band is now a quartet. Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer, Bob Drake and Chris Cutler ... Read More »

Double Jeu : Yellow Landscape

Double Jeu : Yellow Landscape

. Double Jeu Yellow Landscape label: altrisuoni ref: AS142 year: 2003   players: Francoise Chevrolet: alto sax, Christian Graf: guitar, loops, Vincent Hnni: traitments, Herv Provini: drums Double Jeu has organised different project through its almost ten years life. After the meeting with tuba player Michel Godard and, more recently the big band ?Double Jeu Collectif?, we had the idea of a mo... Read More »

Rilo Chmielorz : THE ARCHIVE LISTENS TO ITSELF

Rilo Chmielorz : THE ARCHIVE LISTENS TO ITSELF

. Rilo Chmielorz THE ARCHIVE LISTENS TO ITSELF label: CDR ref: CDR year: 2000   players: Rilo Chmielorz The ARCHIVO MUNICIPAL in Alicante is a former palace (Palacio Maisonave) from the 17th century. I performed the premiere of a piece there in 1993 that was commissioned by the CDMC. The piece was entitled ?PALIMPSEST AUS WASSER? (Water Palimpsest), a sound installation/performance that took ... Read More »

Benjamin Renard / Fabrice Eglin : S/T

Benjamin Renard / Fabrice Eglin : S/T

. Benjamin Renard / Fabrice Eglin S/T label: Vert Pituite La Belle ref: VP0201 year: 2001   players: Benjamin Renard : dispositif electroacoustique Shmurtz, Fabrice Eglin: Guitare, amplificateur benjamin renard et fabrice eglin are a duo whose work I discovered a few months ago accidentally thanks to metamkine and their debut (?) cd is out on the new french vert pituite label. we find here be... Read More »

Antonio Murga : Anatema

Antonio Murga : Anatema

. Antonio Murga Anatema label: Smelin? Cat Studio ref: CDR year: 2003   players: Antonio Murga Inmersos en un mar de dudas nos armamos de valor para autoinducirnos la histeria colectiva de la obsesiva carrera hacia ningn final. En la oscura noche trepamos por los hlitos incandescentes rumbo a una marca celeste donde nos prohibirn caer al vaco de la imaginacin… m-1024 If you enjoyed this... Read More »

the necks : drive by

the necks : drive by

the necks drive by label: RER Megacorp ref: ReR Necks 3 year: 2003   players: Chris Abrahams, Tony Buck, Lloyd Swanton. Hypnotic, sensuous, dream-like, envelopping, funky, seductive, subtle, credible. Drive By ?It?s really good music to drive by? insists bassist Lloyd Swanton . The tetures slowly transform as dream- like sound events come and go – electronic, acoustic, and found sounds ... Read More »

béatrice graf & philippe ehinger : BEAT & LIP

béatrice graf & philippe ehinger : BEAT & LIP

batrice graf & philippe ehinger BEAT & LIP label: altrisuoni ref: AS 143 year: 2003   players: Batrice Graf: drums, voice, electronics. Philippe Ehinger: Bass clarinet, clarinet The unusual instrumentation added to the particular use of the drums and the bass clarinet makes this band a very interesting one. The fact that we play many instruments and that we use a looper allows us to g... Read More »

VRIL : Effigies in Corck

VRIL : Effigies in Corck

VRIL Effigies in Corck label: RER Megacorp ref: Rer Vril 1 year: 2003   players: Chris Cutler: drums, Bob Drake: bass, Lukas Simonis: Guitars Make way for a quirky, poppy rampant batch of rock guitar instrumentals. There are echoes of The Shadows, The Ventures, Surf music, Spaghetti Western soundtracks, early Beatles and early Hendrix, all rammed through the mangle of 21st Century thinking an... Read More »

Albins Alpin Quintet : Pilatus Suite

Albins Alpin Quintet : Pilatus Suite

. Albins Alpin Quintet Pilatus Suite label: altrisuoni ref: AS152 year: 2003   players: Albin Brun; t & s sax, Roland von Fle: clarinette, Pascal Briggisser: Acordeon, Marc Untermhrer: tuba, Marco Kpelli: drums The Pilatus -Suite is a development of the work Albin Brun tackled first with ?Pilatus?. The music is inspired by the Pilatus-massif in central Switzerland, tha tunes are named aft... Read More »

Koji Asano : Zoo Telepathy

Koji Asano : Zoo Telepathy

. Koji Asano Zoo Telepathy label: solstice records ref: 033 year: 2003   players: Koji Asano I Had this piece?s idea for long time, and I got a change to realize one afternoon in May 2003, I needed some tones especialy with nature environment to prepare the original sources for this work, so I went to look for the fields or small mountain around Barcelona by train with my wife as a recording ... Read More »

Livio Minafra : La Dolcezza del Grido

Livio Minafra : La Dolcezza del Grido

Livio Minafra La Dolcezza del Grido label: Leo records ref: CD LR 384 year: 2003   players: Livio Minafra: piano It is probably not easy to be the son of Pino Minafra and try to find your musical identity. But there are avantages too: from early childhood Livio was hanging out with great musicians such as Sergey Kuryokhin, the whole of Italian Instabile Orchestra, and eventualy Cecyl Taylor. ... Read More »

Absolute Zero : Crasing Icons

Absolute Zero : Crasing Icons

Recommended Records year: 2003 players: Enrique Jardines: bass Aishlin Quinn: Keyboards and vocals, Pip Pyle: Drums and percussion Based in Miami, this is a very interesting American band, ploughing its own furrow – whose accent is what they call ‘prog’ over there, but whose language is more complex by far. Pip Pyle adds a seasoned sophistication – in fact I think this is a... Read More »

Charlotte Hug Chantale Laplante : brilliant days

[img]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/341.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/341.mp3[/stream] For 4 Ears I first heard violist Hug on her solo effort for Emanem last year, “Neuland”, a disc I found largely uninspired. There was, for my taste, far too much trying (especially insofar as insistence on rather showoff-y extended technique) and far too little actual meat. I’d n... Read More »

Cornucopia/ Pablo Reche : Nebula 9.3

[img]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/340.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/340.mp3[/stream] Collaboration between the Puerto Rico´s band Cornucopia and the Argentinean artist Pablo Reche, a fantastic way to understand the ruidism with a background criticizes. Most that musical experimentation could say that it is a work of “acoustic” experimentation, produced sensations ... Read More »

No Spaguetti Edition : Real time satellite data

[img]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/339.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/339.mp3[/stream] No Spaghetti Edition’s third record is called «Real time satellite data». «Real time satellite data» was recorded in Kampen church in Oslo, and consists of collective electro-acoustic improvisations by the group. The goal of this recording was to capture the unique sound mixture prod... Read More »

The Wild Mans Band : The Darkest River

[img]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/338.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/338.mp3[/stream] This is the fourth in a series of recordings by The Wild Mans Band, the second and third with guests: trombonist Johannes Bauer and saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, and this with guitarist Pierre Dørge. The music is freely improvised, its energetic, linear character harkening back to the free jaz... Read More »

J.L. Guionnet & E. La Casa : Maison House II V

[img]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/337.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/337.mp3[/stream] Nous avons choisi cinq maisons dans le sud de la France. Volontairement limité, notre temps dans chaque maison est cadré par un processus d’enregistrement. Notre but est de parvenir à capter et à solliciter la structure de l’espace intérieur et extérieur de la maison’. ... Read More »

modisti : Belma Martín. Pedro López: La Cultura nos Salva

modisti : Belma Martín. Pedro López: La Cultura nos Salva

This kind of sample is made from innumerables points of view, the thrill produced by living in a medium which is generaly highly mediated by ideologies and unshared forms and the excitement produced on the other hand by creating a daily living full of interchangeable personal guarantes, with full a complete autonomy in the choice of what we feel is best suited for the developement of our own indiv... Read More »

Koji Asano : Wind Gauge

[img]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/334.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/334.mp3[/stream] I already got the opportunity to discover and review this Japanese artist involved in the wide fields of experimental music. He now just released 3 new albums. This album is a mixture of field recordings where I think to have recognized the sounds of crickets, which have been mixed together wi... Read More »

Carolyn Hume Paul May : Wet Map

[img]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/333.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/333.mp3[/stream] The discography of Carolyn Hume and Paul May on Leo Records continues to grow. On their fourth CD for Leo Records they continue to explore their haunting, atmospheric pieces occasionally augmented by the voice of Sonja Galsworthy, guitar of Bernd Rest, and some other musicians.... Read More »

MEM(e) trio : Votre mépris de la lessive

[img]http://modisti.org/sounds/1006.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/sounds/1006.mp3[/stream] Le MEM(e) TRIO: VOTRE MÉPRIS DE LA LESSIVE (YOUR CONTEMPT OF the DETERGENT ) Although perfectly concerting, the new opus of the trio – but which trio? le MEM(e) trio, pardi! – is not less disconcerting (…) An inclination for an insidiously menacing simplicity, something like the famous ... Read More »

Lutz Glandien : Lost in Rooms

[img]http://modisti.org/sounds/1005.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/sounds/1005.mp3[/stream] Dusted Magazine Lutz Glandien – Lost In Rooms, A Virtualelectric Story Lost in Rooms instills the desire to choreograph movements for a modern dance troupe, a la La La La Human Steps. It’s no coincidence then that this recording was produced for Duty Free, a production by Rubato, a Berlin based da... Read More »

Nils Wogram Quartet : Construction Field

[img]http://modisti.org/sounds/1004.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/sounds/1004.mp3[/stream] Nils Wogram is doubtless one of the most remarkable newcommer in the german and european jazzscene. With his seven CD releases the german composer and trombonist introduces a kind of music that has as much compositional as improvised elements. Different styles such as mainstream, free music and new mu... Read More »

Rilo Chmielorz : HIMMELSLEITTER

[img]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/336.jpg[/img] [stream]http://modisti.org/cds/archivo/336.mp3[/stream] HIMMELSLEITER (JACOB´s LADDER) Sound-Visual Installation and Performance A commissioned work for SWR-Radio, Baden-Baden, for the Donaueschingen Music Festival 1999 HIMMELSLEITER – The idea behind this installation evolved while I was creating a series of black and white paintings in whi... Read More »

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