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Thus : Tripod Mind

Thus : Tripod Mind

  Thus Tripod Mind label: Recorded ref: Recorded 018 year:2005 players: Neil Feather, John Berndt Instrument design and musical ideas are woven into a single rhythmic tapestry of changing length and speed and constant gesture. Featured as a backdrop for this experimental sound space distribution project, the centrifugal movement of the motifs, processing and pulses is employed in various phas... Read More »

O?Leary/Caine/Perowsky : Closure

O?Leary/Caine/Perowsky : Closure

  O?Leary/Caine/Perowsky Closure label: Leo Records ref: CD LR 448 year:2005 players: Mark O?Leary, Uri Caine, Ben Perowsky Halfway between melodic and harmonic roles, the piano is a truly cohesive device for this trio. A permanent renegotiation of linguistic approaches both in terms of timbre (electric guitar) and coherence, with occasional tensions diluted as things unfold, weaving in and o... Read More »

Grew Trio : It?s Morning

Grew Trio : It?s Morning

  Grew Trio It?s Morning label: Discus ref: Discus 22 CD year:2005 players: Stephen Grew, Mick Beck, Philip Marks Trio work centered around a percussive approach. Focusing on attack and quick successions of individual particles rather than continuous sounds, their work thrives on a no-man?s-land between asymmetric pulse structures and chaotic clusters: the accidental falling of objects becomi... Read More »

Simon Nabatov Octet : A few Incidences

Simon Nabatov Octet : A few Incidences

  Simon Nabatov Octet A few Incidences label: Leo Records ref: CD LR 446 year:2005 players: Various A project where experimental approaches meet in a carefully composed frame preserving the individual identity of its parts. Complex textures with a sharp contrast between experimental languages -voice, electronics or extended reeds- and idiomatically intricate arrangements. The coexistence of u... Read More »

Cholet, Knzig, Papux Trio : Under The Whale

Cholet, Knzig, Papux Trio : Under The Whale

  Cholet, Knzig, Papux Trio Under The Whale label: Altrisuoni ref: AS 189 year:2005 players: Jean-Christophe Cholet, Heiri Knzig, Marcel Papaux. Connecting classical interests and jazzistic influences by means of a gestural work, this trio explores the multilinear possibilities offered by an enhanced rhythmic, timbric and harmonic approach: a careful exploration of interplay both in terms of ... Read More »

Ian Nagoski : Effortless Battle

Ian Nagoski : Effortless Battle

  Ian Nagoski Effortless Battle label: Recorded ref: Recorded 010 year:2003 players: Ian Nogoski A developmental, progressive approach to sound masses in slow motion. The grain of sound reveals a growing number of harmonic partials as the unfolding of volume transformations, which turns dark tones into a richer chromatic palette, takes place. The unbroken continuum changes over vast periods o... Read More »