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Metek, Pythagora, Mystified

Metek, Pythagora, Mystified

    Metek, Pythagora, Mystified [treetrunk034] (November 27, 2007) This project represents an overseas collaboration between 3 artists: Metek, Pythagora and mystified. It was noise guru Metek who initiated the collaboration. Mystified quickly agreed and the talented Pythagora joined in to make three. Samples were exchanged by cdr across the Atlantic. Metek remixed mystified, mystified re... Read More »

Demons : Evocation

Demons : Evocation

    Demons : Evocation NFP-25 Consisting of Nate Young (of Wolf Eyes) and Steve Kenney, Demons explore near-epileptic and droning analog synth textures that elicit comfortable remembrances of electronic forefathers like Stockhausen and Cluster whilst simultaneously bludgeoning forward with the grating and scraping atonal complexities of Whitehouse and Throbbing Gristle. Having already ra... Read More »

Porcelain in the Backpack – Sand and Loam

Porcelain in the Backpack – Sand and Loam

    Porcelain in the Backpack – Sand and Loam [zym017] Porcelain in the backpack is Marcus Held from Leipzig, Germany, and we are glad to release ‘Sand and Loam’, a six track ep, which is his very first release. Marcus makes a very special blend of electronic music, combining strange instruments, field recordings, and hyper processed sounds. However, what we feel is mos... Read More »

Thomas Park mystified – Big Shoulders Mix

Thomas Park mystified – Big Shoulders Mix

    Thomas Park mystified – Big Shoulders Mix [treetrunk033] (November 20, 2007) The “Big Shoulders” mix is named for the “City of Big Shoulders”– Chicago, Illinois USA. The mix is all about my fascination with Chicago. I lived there for 7 years, somewhat sporadically, between the years of 1989 and 2000. My experiences in that city have never left my m... Read More »

bazterrak, izarzugaza, valverde, xedh – fremdsprachen

bazterrak, izarzugaza, valverde, xedh – fremdsprachen

    bazterrak, izarzugaza, valverde, xedh – fremdsprachen (ca074) (November 25, 2007) Improvised encounter with these four basque-based sound artists, opposing pure electronic sounds and fragmented plunderphonics to dark, soulful ambient sounds. artists: enrike hurtado “bazterrak” ( www.ixi-software.net ) laptop, self-made software edorta izarzugaza ( www.muxika.info ) ... Read More »

Joelle Leandre / Kevin Norton  : Winter In New York

Joelle Leandre / Kevin Norton : Winter In New York

    Joelle Leandre / Kevin Norton : Winter In New York CD LR 499 – LEO RECORDS – 2006 Release date: 2007/08 The world-renouned bassist and ground-breaking improviser Joelle Leandre and an inventive composer-percussionist Kevin Norton met at the stage of New York’s Stone one cold evening in December 2006. However, they generated such heat that the audience of that sold-o... Read More »

Ilia Belorukov – Wanderers Nachtlied II

Ilia Belorukov – Wanderers Nachtlied II

    Ilia Belorukov – Wanderers Nachtlied II (ca074) (November 22, 2007) “Wanderers Nachtlied II” This work continues the 2006 year’s album “Secret. What is There Inside?”. The experiments in the field of mixing the natural instruments with their very sound electronically processed are the main direction of these two studio projects. Along with bass-gui... Read More »

PAOLO ANGELI – Tessuti (Paolo Angeli plays Frith & Bj

PAOLO ANGELI – Tessuti (Paolo Angeli plays Frith & Bj

    PAOLO ANGELI – Tessuti (Paolo Angeli plays Frith & Bjork) ReR PA3 “Another extraordinary release by Sardinian virtuoso Paolo Angeli, this time featuring compositions by Fred Frith and Bjork – all played solo in real time (though when you hear it, it’s hard to believe it) on his highly customised and extended, electrified, giant Sardinian folk guitar. A tou... Read More »

prawatt – of soul vol.1

prawatt – of soul vol.1

    prawatt – of soul vol.1 [mhrk058] (November 21, 2007) 1 Startversuch-laufen-Hafen und Schiffahrt 7:13 2 Naturalny koniec 4:58 3 Opera Revolutionnaire 5:21 4 Where are you? 1:48 5 KV 198 W.A.Mozart 10:07 6 Cowboys and Angels 11:19 7 Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, Bach 8:08 total time 48:54 Recorded live at ?osienice, Kaszuby, Poland by Karol Schwarz. February 2007. Mixed at D... Read More »

Tagg, Lupkin, Shichman TRIO – Live in Brooklyn

Tagg, Lupkin, Shichman TRIO – Live in Brooklyn

    David Tagg, Dan Lupkin, Dave Shichman TRIO – Live in Brooklyn 01.20.06 Analog and Digital converge for an amazing night of music. The David Tagg, Dan Lupkin, Dave Shichman TRIO bring you primal beats, innovative turntablism and intricate noise meeting in a frenzy of improvisation. The night was hosted by percussionlab.com at the Lucky Cat in Brooklyn, NY an amazing venue for ab... Read More »

Ilia Belorukov – Secret. What is There Inside?

Ilia Belorukov – Secret. What is There Inside?

    Ilia Belorukov – Secret. What is There Inside? (ca072) (November 22, 2007) “Secret” is his first album in the genres of electroacoustic music and ambient. Unlike the musician’s main activities associated with free improvisation this work is more compositional though it contains one long improvisation on alto and tenor saxophones. Bass-guitar is the main instru... Read More »

Federico Schumacher: [in]disciplina + 1197

Federico Schumacher: [in]disciplina + 1197

    Federico Schumacher: [in]disciplina + 1197 pnDVD01 Besides being my first monographic album, “[In]Disciplina” is a summary of a 10 year career in music, committed almost exclusively to electroacoustic music. Although the album contains only works edited since year 2001, I am certain that they are absolutely representative of the first steps -my first 10 years- of a long m... Read More »

HEINER GOEBBELS, and ALFRED HARTH: Hommage/Fier Fauste

HEINER GOEBBELS, and ALFRED HARTH: Hommage/Fier Fauste

    HEINER GOEBBELS, and ALFRED HARTH: Hommage/Fier Fauste fur Hanns Eisler & Von Sprengen des Gartens ReRGH1 Material from the incredibly creative duo of Alfred Harth and Heiner Goebbels, recorded in the 70’s. Von Sprengen des Gartens is an impressive display of improvisation with great interaction and technique, but balancing melodic and serious work in a fun workout. Amazing... Read More »

Tribe Of Astronauts – Missive_2

Tribe Of Astronauts – Missive_2

    Tribe Of Astronauts – Missive_2 [treetrunk032] (November 20, 2007) “Missive 2” is a longform remix of the underground ambient hit, “Remote Missive” ( www.webbedhandrecords.com ). Like the original, it is based on space travel, and the idea of taking personal objects on space trips– contraband. This practice has been widespread, apparently, though n... Read More »

Urs Leimgruber : Solo

Urs Leimgruber : Solo

    Urs Leimgruber : Solo 13 Pieces For Saxophone CD LR 498 2007/08 This is what Bert Noglik writes in his liner notes for this CD: “A sculptor shapes a work of art by getting to grips with his material, by creating a contour here, or bashing a bit out there. Urs Leimgruber takes on time and space by creating sounds, leaving traces behind him like an artist who designs sculptures o... Read More »

APEIRON : night in krakow

APEIRON : night in krakow

    APEIRON : night in krakow [insub21] Marzena Lis: grand piano Rafal Mazur: acoustic bass guitar Recorded in concert, Center of Contemporary Arts, Krakow, October 2006, by Rafal Drewniany (“Dzwiek to Sztuka/Sound is Art” Studio) Apeiron is a duo of contemporary improvised music – grand piano and acoustic bass guitar – founded in Krakow by Marzena Lis and Rafal M... Read More »

Tonguemische – Outro Rio vol. 1

Tonguemische – Outro Rio vol. 1

    Tonguemische – Outro Rio vol. 1 (chat 013) (September 16, 2005) recorded live during the first edition of Outro Rio – a display of another musical side of Rio de Janeiro, on september 16, 2005. tonguemische began as a guitar trio and evolved to a seven-piece audio-visual unit, including members of combo recife de improviso, aFraternalfauna, vibrosensores, etc, alternating... Read More »

Actis Band : Cina!

Actis Band : Cina!

    Actis Band : Cina! CD LR 497 – 2007/08 This is the third release by Actis Band on Leo Records with the same line-up as the first CD “Garibaldi” which sold out within first six months of the release. What’s it all about? Exploring the musical world with no borders and visas. Looking constantly over the horizon. Why “Cina!”? Because tomorrow is the q... Read More »

Esbende Washlavok – #00

Esbende Washlavok – #00

    Esbende Washlavok – #00 EEDFM-06 Tracks #00 An eclectic mix of electronics and organics wrapped around the sounds of the street below played and recorded live by fred debief for EED freed series. Very interesting 46 minutes and 46 seconds track. Simply entitled #00, this one piece of the musician, Esbende Washlovak, gives again an obvious coherence to EED, which apparently like... Read More »

FERRAN FAGES :: CANONS PER A UN LENT RETARD

FERRAN FAGES :: CANONS PER A UN LENT RETARD

    FERRAN FAGES :: CANONS PER A UN LENT RETARD 1- Suspens vertical (9:31) 2- Ms rpid que lull (3:26) 3- Tanget al dit (3:54) <<-Listening [mp3] 4- Lombre del dit (7:08) 5- Suspens horitzontal (16:08) 6- Paraula clau (17:39) 7- El retard del mirall (2:29) 8- Gir lent (5:15) 9- Retard llarg (6:05) Ferran Fages: Acoustic guitar Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga: Detuning on track 6. ABOUT... Read More »

offthesky – rare decay

offthesky – rare decay

    offthesky – rare decay rb017 15.11.2007 What an enormous output this year by Jason Corder aka offthesky. He has given us two great releases on term and autoplate. Now he returns with a 4-track-EP on Resting Bell. Musically related to the “Du Soleil ep” on atmoworks, “rare decay” presents four careful though stunning pieces. The entire release from beginn... Read More »

Banz Oester : Blosperment Suite

Banz Oester : Blosperment Suite

    Banz Oester : Blosperment Suite CD LR 496 – 2007/08 Banz Oester is not a new name in Leo Records catalogue. He’s been a part of Michel Wintsch’s group with three releases under his belt. Blosperment (in Swiss-German double bass) is his debut solo CD. Banz says: “I try to play a multidirectional and multicolored music, take the listeners with me on my “am... Read More »

Jopo Stereo . Voices of Rock

Jopo Stereo . Voices of Rock

    Jopo Stereo . Voices of Rock Jopo Stereo – Voices Of Rock : a story of rock in 3 parts Voices Of Rock was first created at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 28 Oct 2005, for the Kamikaze retrospective dedicated to the ‘ rock ‘ painter, Robert Malaval. Part 01 the swan song of rock – the case 1 – the song 2 – the epitaph Part 02 Voices Of Rock Part 03 son... Read More »

Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay

    Christian Marclay’s “Ensemble” at the ICA The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) is pleased to present “Ensemble,” a group exhibition of works that make sound, guest curated by artist and musician Christian Marclay. Marclay has been selected as the inaugural curator of the Katherine Stein Sachs CW’69 and Keith L. Sachs W’67 Guest Curator Pro... Read More »

Franziska Baumann / Matthias Ziegler : Voices & Tides

Franziska Baumann / Matthias Ziegler : Voices & Tides

    Franziska Baumann / Matthias Ziegler : Voices & Tides CD LR 495 : 2007/08 Franziska Baumann – voice & SensorLab electronic, Matthias Ziegler – flute, bass flute, contrabass flute and loops. The clever use of SensorLab makes Franziska’s voice totally unique. There is a definite sense of a drama of the creative process which entices the listener into an undrea... Read More »

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