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Re: Current Listening, once againnnnn...

I know of someone who might do some of the things that you're looking for
and his name is HANS REICHEL. The guy has played with everyone on the Avant
scene and does some amazing stuff with these custom doublenecks he made
himself. I'll tell you of him more off the list. OK.
Jeff Collins

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Biffle <Mike.Biffle@wj.com>
To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>; Dave
Trenkel <improv@peak.org>
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 1998 7:20 PM
Subject: Current Listening, once againnnnn...

>Dave Trenkel wrote...
>So, I'm currently listening to what has to be the sickest loop CD I've
>heard in ages: Tony Conrad's Early Minimalism. 4 discs of overdubbed,
>looped, atonal violin drones. the piece "Four Violins" was recorded in
>1964, and it's 32 minutes of multitracked overdriven harmonics, sharp
>enough to peel paint at moderate volume. Fantastic stuff!
>MB: Wow Dave. Pretty tricky of you to take this in another direction. Do
>have kids? Can you say redirect?
>I forget who mentioned it but the Czukay/Walker disc "Clash" is pretty
cool. Not
>my usual listening, but disc 2 is really interesting. Are there any
>types doing this sort of thing? In dance clubs? Any suggestions would be
>I also have been listening to the Nels Cline Trio, "Ground" and that's a
>blend of straight ahead free jazz, with a heavy dose of Sonic Youth style
>injection. Nels and Thurston Moore also have a disc out called "The Pillow
>which is also interesting for aggressive ambience types.
>I listen to Terje Rypdal "EOS" (duo with cellist David Darling) at least
>times a week...
>     -Miko