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Archives / 2006 / January


Hotelgäste : Flowers you can eat

Hotelgäste : Flowers you can eat

  Hotelgste Flowers you can eat label: Schraum ref: Schraum 3 year:2005 players: Michael Thieke, Dave Bennett, Derek Shirley A play of reciprocal influences in constant metamorphosis, taking silence as starting point, defines its boundaries time and again through careful listening. Miking and extended techniques propose a process of linguistic abstraction, complementarily phrased and biased t... Read More »

Koji Asano : Spring Estuary

Koji Asano : Spring Estuary

  Koji Asano Spring Estuary label: Solstice Records ref: Solstice 039 year:2005 players: Koji Asano Belonging to the impressionist phase of the author, -bell reminiscences and processed veils of chimes gently swaying in fog banks-, the compositions are progressively built by overlaid materials distilled from instrumental sources and increasingly distanced from their referent, drifting like ic... Read More »

Decision Dream : Steamroom Variations

Decision Dream : Steamroom Variations

  Decision Dream Steamroom Variations label: Red Toucan ref: RT 9328 year:2005 players: Jair-Rohm Parker Wells, Magnus Alexanderson, Anthony Bianco Hanging from a free jazz scaffolding a wide range of ideas flourish. Simultaneous soloing -blurring traditional roles- emphasis on electric sound and effect processing -which provides a refreshing rock-like outlook and timbre renewal- yield a care... Read More »

Laurent Wyler Quartet : More Harmony

Laurent Wyler Quartet : More Harmony

  Laurent Wyler Quartet More Harmony label: Altrisuoni ref: AS 190 year:2005 players: Ariane Besson, Christophe Berthet, Denis Favrichon, Laurent Wyler Within the realm of jazz a project featuring original compositions. Deceptive rhythmic simplicity disguised in simple forms together with harmonic approaches from unsual, slightly cubist angles and melodies with a clear ascendancy if unusually... Read More »

Su Lyn : Clay Angels

Su Lyn : Clay Angels

  Su Lyn Clay Angels label: Bruce?s Fingers ref: BF 56 year:2003 players: Su Lyn, Simon H. Fell, Stuart Braybrooke, Roger Chatterton Halfway between techno and experimental music, the CD presents an aesthetic jigsaw puzzle where acoustic instruments, drum-machines and modular synthesis provide a rhythmic and ambience umbrella beneath which songs are unravelled by the voice, its lyrics moving ... Read More »

Send My Regards : Grandma’s Cookies

Send My Regards : Grandma’s Cookies

  Send My Regards Grandma?s Cookies label: Angry Vegan Records ref: AVRCD004 year:2005 http://www.angryvegan.com players: Justin Cassidy & Patrick Rodriguez An electronic music stance featuring oscillators, fm modulation or concrete samples ?both in their original and processed forms. Materials are presented either as superimposed layers of accretive sounds, – with a more textural r... Read More »

The Pilot Ships : The Limits of Painting and Poetry

The Pilot Ships : The Limits of Painting and Poetry

  The Pilot Ships The Limits of Painting and Poetry label: bluesanct ref: INRI 047CD year:2000 players: Cheree Jetton, Chris Linnen, Michael Linnen, Brian McBride A range of stances, moving from straight rock to more experimental, concrete, mildly electronic tracks is presented. A cohesively horizontal, gentle approach weaves the different tracks, coming in and out of the various sonic frames... Read More »

Kerbaj, Sehnaoui, Senahoui, Zach : Rouba3i5

Kerbaj, Sehnaoui, Senahoui, Zach : Rouba3i5

  Kerbaj, Sehnaoui, Senahoui, Zach Rouba3i5 label: Almaslakh ref: MSLKH 02 year:2005 players: Mazen Kerbaj, Christine Sehnaoui, Sharif Sehnaoui, Ingar Zach The highly experimental approach of the host trio encourages a sonic exploration along the parameters of noise typology. All manner of sources, objects and techniques are used towards the creation of a sound collage. In other instances, mo... Read More »

Love Of Light : Static Films

Love Of Light : Static Films

  Love Of Light Static Films label: BlueSanct ref: INRI 077 year:2004 players: Various Developing their rock influenced, lyrical approach this release abounds in chamber arrangements for (mainly) acoustic renditions. Compositional gestures reminiscent of seminal rock from the 70-80s coexists with a more experimental outlook which further develops their homemade aesthetics and increases the us... Read More »

Various : DIY Canons

Various : DIY Canons

  Various DIY Canons label: Pogus Productions ref: Pogus 21036-2 year:2005 players: Various A Do-it-Yourself canon project, after a series by Larry Polansky, where various composers were invited to experiment with this form: the result features concrete samples, electronics, straight-forward chamber instruments or toys. The impression of variation is thoroughly enhaced by the common axis arou... Read More »

Cristo Fontecilla Quartet : Do I still look like the pumucke

Cristo Fontecilla Quartet : Do I still look like the pumucke

  Cristo Fontecilla Quartet Do I still look like the pumuckel? label: Mitik Records ref: MTKCD003 year:2003 Cristofontecilla@polstudio.com players: Cristo Fontecilla, Ion Robles, Dick Them, Enric Illa, Sebas Fontecilla, Joan Rectoret A balanced array of themes by this electric jazz quartet featuring original compositions with all manner of idiomatic influences and atmospheric colours. Placing... Read More »

Annelies Monser : Helder

Annelies Monser : Helder

  Annelies Monser Helder label: BlueSanct ref: INRI 078 year:2002/2004 players: Annelis Monser A repetitive symmetrical stance, keen on close-up portraits, presents a horizontal landscape where forms protrude from the background as scattered objects covered by snow. Melodies unfold over modal harmonies, providing turning points in a maze of songs-poems, somewhat related to soundtrack composit... Read More »

Minmae : Microcassette Quatrains

Minmae : Microcassette Quatrains

  Minmae Microcassette Quatrains label: BlueSanct ref: I NR I 046 year:1998/2003 players: Minmae Electric guitar noise-walls saturate the sonic space. Loose song forms and blurred lyrics similarly suffocated by distortion; rather than processing, superimposition of sound layers becomes a way to transform them. Folk and rock influences occasionaly emerge to the surface, disfigured as they cros... Read More »

O’Leary, Stanko, Hart : Levitation

O’Leary, Stanko, Hart : Levitation

  O?Leary, Stanko, Hart Levitation label: Leo Records ref: CD LR 445 year:2000/2005 players: Mark OLeary, Tomasz Stanko, Billy Hart Stripped of superfluous artifice, the work of this trio builds on a subtle interplay where apparently unrelated stances become organic through interation. The careful timbre choice and collective soloing creates a rich superimposition of transparent, receding vei... Read More »