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Re: 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
>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
>>>>>>Hey ,I do a lot of impovised & sequenced experimental techno/drum n
bass using guitars & sampling here in Loiusvile Ky. Ive been quite
fortunate to get plenty of gigs lately. Had some weird ones too. The
resident dance club seems to be booking only hardcore punk so I play were I
can.Yeah the CLASH disc is awesome Also have a listen to Mogwai's Fear
Satan remix ep.(import) Uziq & Surgeon do some fine stuff but the tour de
force is the Kevin Sheids- My Bloody Valentine mix. Truly innovative stuff.
The middle section sounds like a looped bomb blast in slow motion. Its loud
at any volume. Im a little surprised no one mentions Oval on this list.
Their music definately incorporates looping & some bizarre manipulation.
TAke care K LAW