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CD1 Radu Malfatti: Shoguu. CD2 Jürg Frey: Instruments, Field Recordings, Counterpoints
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ERSTWHILE072-2 | ERSTWHILE

Kevin Drumm: guitar, piano, electronics, tapes. Jason Lescalleet: hammond 136J, casio SK5, amplified objects, tapes, dell xps. comes in 6 panel digipack
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ERSTWHILE073-2 | ERSTWHILE

"AVVA is the duo of Toshimaru Nakamura and Billy Roisz, based in Tokyo and Vienna respectively. AVVA stands for Audio Video/Video Audio, referring to the working method of the duo. Nakamura produces the music using the internal feedback from his no-input mixing board, ...
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ERSTWHILE048 | ERSTWHILE

"Graham Lambkin and Jason Lescalleet stand side by side in the vanguard of contemporary sound exploration. Since the initiation of their collaborative endeavors in 2006, the duo have crafted a nice combination of audio vérité and musique concrčte, together building a ...
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ERSTWHILE070 | ERSTWHILE

"An extended work from Antoine Beuger and Michael Pisaro, defined by six stanzas written by Beuger, Anna Swir, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugger and Edmond Jabes, a subtle cycle on love and permanency realized in tone and voice." (label info)
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ERSTWHILE068 | ERSTWHILE

"Graham Lambkin first heard Keith Rowe's sixties work in AMM as a teenager growing up in Folkestone, a small town in Kent, England, and for him it was very influential. That same year, Lambkin formed his now legendary band The Shadow Ring and Lambkin says, For Darren ...
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ERSTWHILE067 | ERSTWHILE

"The often brittle, overwhelmingly tactile sounds which Drumm and Tétreault produce are so finely intertwined it's an act of futility to guess whose thwacks, crackles, pops, hums, and squeaks are whose. The duo's enjoyment practically oozes from their savvy ...
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ERSTWHILE006 | ERSTWHILE

"Four long solo and duet pieces totalling 54 minutes from these two NYC-based, criminally underdocumented musicians. Howard and Maroney have been playing together sporadically since 1975, when they recorded a version of Stockhausen's 'Kurzwellen' as part of the Negative ...
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ERSTWHILE003 | ERSTWHILE

"Aluminium was recorded during a marathon studio session in Vienna in April, and was brilliantly mastered by Tim Barnes. Both musicians play guitar and electronics, along with occasional percussion on a hi-hat placed between them. On the first track, Dafeldecker's sine ...
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ERSTWHILE009 | ERSTWHILE

"Erstaeu 003 is, at once, the most traditional of the first three releases and, perhaps because of that, the most difficult to approach, at least for this listener. My previous experience with Stephenson's work (I think this is my first exposure to Zarzutzki) has often ...
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ERSTEAU003 | ERSTWHILE

"Sinter injects vast amounts of oxygen into the room, air swirling and echoing in huge spaces, light shimmering and hazy. In metallurgical terms, sintering is the making of objects from powder and powdery, especially with a metallic connotation, isn't the worst term you ...
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ERSTEAU002 | ERSTWHILE

"Percussive elements are discernible (Stuart sleeve-credited with friction, electricity, gravity), pure or transmogrified. But the who-did-what aspect is even sillier to dwell on than usual as what one confronts are these enormous, extraordinarily deep slabs of sound, ...
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ERSTEAU001 | ERSTWHILE

"In September 2011, Erstwhile producer Jon Abbey was invited to curate two weeks of shows at John Zorn's legendary Manhattan venue The Stone, which he used as an opportunity to invite many of his favorite musicians from Japan, Europe and the US to perform. A second ...
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ERSTLIVE010 | ERSTWHILE

"Two exceedingly strong separate CDs, bundled as one double CD package. Trophy tape and Road test. A masterpiece!" (label info)
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ERSTSOLO003 | ERSTWHILE

"Crosshatches was composed, recorded and assembled by Tsunoda and Pisaro over a period of 14 months, as a single 85 minute work in eight sections." (label info)
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ERSTWHILE066 | ERSTWHILE

Andrea Neumann, inside piano, mixing board. Bonnie Jones, electronics. Recorded in 2011.
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ERSTWHILE065 | ERSTWHILE

"Jerome Noetinger, tape recorder Revox B77 and electronics. Will Guthrie, drums and amplified objects. Studio and concert recordings reworked by each musician to build this CD mix of improvisation and concrete music." (label info)
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ERSTWHILE064 | ERSTWHILE

"Greg Kelley, trumpet. Olivia Block, electronics, piano. Recorded at Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago in August 2010. A great mix of instrumental and field recordings." (label info)
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ERSTWHILE063 | ERSTWHILE

"Taku Unami & Takahiro Kawaguchi locked in an empty theater. What do they do? What do they listen to? Who is there? What the fuck is going on?" (label info)
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ERSTWHILE062 | ERSTWHILE

"Toshimaru Nakamura, no-input mixing borad, recording, mixing, mastering. Tokyo January 2011." (label info)
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ERSTSOLO002 | ERSTWHILE

"malfatti and rowe met in vienna in november 2010, their first musical meeting of any kind, for three days of recordings at amann studios. they began with jürg frey's exact dimension without insistence, selected by malfatti, then proceeded onto cornelius cardew's solo ...
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ERSTWHILE060 | ERSTWHILE

"The material for Air Supply was mostly recorded in and around Lescalleet's house in Maine in early 2010. The duo wanted to make a leap away from the territory they'd explored on The Breadwinner and the subsequent handful of live concerts, and the results both build on ...
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ERSTWHILE059 | ERSTWHILE

"Burkhard Stangl guitars, electronic devices, piano (on 3), vibraphone (on 7). Kai Fagaschinski clarinet, piano (on 3), acoustic guitar (on 6). Field recordings by: Klaus Filipbirds (on 6-7), dieb13storms (on 2), Burkhard Stangl morning silence (on 6-7). Also: Bernhard ...
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ERSTWHILE057 | ERSTWHILE

"Christof Kurzmann: lloopp, vocals, clarinet, rubber band. Burkhard Stangl: guitars, vibraphone, piano, background vocals. With guests: Manon-Liu Winter: piano (track #2). Edén Carrasco: saxophone (track #4). Nicolás Carrasco: electronics (track #4)." (label info)
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ERSTPOP002 | ERSTWHILE

"Despite knowing each other for over a decade, yoshida and nakamura had never performed as a duo when they were asked to make a CD and perform a set in the AMPLIFY 2008 festival. They discussed how best to approach this, and their idea was to record solo tracks ...
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ERSTWHILE056 | ERSTWHILE