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Saturday, March 15, 2008

Cover of Wrack

New release 'Wrack' is out now on Sloow Tapes

A limited cassette release: Wrack: Oud Improvisations, Reactions and Abstractions

Check the Sloow link for likely places to get a copy...

Andy Futreal
Wrack: Oud Improvisations, Reactions and Abstractions
CS 40, Sloow Tapes - Rowan
direct link

"The transmutation of El Din and Jansch into the boiling earth waves of Ogdoad. The light shines on the other side of the spectrum. No raga. 70 copies"

AF- oud, lapsteel, piano, contact mic, mobile phone, shortwave radio and all other noises
recorded August - September 2007
Cambridge, UK

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Lap Steel Piece In Progress

A brief excerpt from a lap steel piece in the works:

download: lb fragment

still underway

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Review of Ophelia Wanders

Simon Lewis at Terrascope Online has this to say about Ophelia Wanders:

Also utilizing field recordings, this time mixed with improvised acoustic guitar, 'Ophelia Wanders' is a inventive collection instrumentals with influences ranging from the experimental tendencies of John Fahey, to the dexterity of pickers such as Bert Jansch. A fine example of this dexterity can be heard on the title track, the playing expressive and emotional, whilst 'over Across and Down' has a more eastern sound in its slowed down style. Final track, the 12-minute, 'In the Falling Light' is a truly beautiful piece and is worth the price of admission alone, the fact that a whole albums worth of good stuff accompany it is reason to celebrate indeed.

recordings

Did you find it?, 2009
cassette on Object Tapes

Translations Of Opacity - For Michelangelo Antonioni, 2008
track "non so" chosen for this and/OAR online compilation inspired by the late great director

You Get So Alone, 2008
oud piece "black sand" on this Harha-askel comp

Wrack, 2008
cassette release of oud recordings on Sloow Tapes

Airport Symphony, 2007
track "between" on the online room 40 compilation

Ophelia Wanders, 2007
full-length cdr of acoustic guitar improv compositions on Harha-Askel

Like Twilight Bleeding, 2007
3" cdr-ep with 3 acoustic guitar improv compositions on New American Folk Hero

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