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Gorfinkel, Dale: Switches & Hose (Splitrec)

Dale Gorfinkel is a multi-instrumentalist, improvisor, instrument creator and installation artist, creating unexpected aural environments exploring acoustic phenomena or creating acoustic sculptures using common materials like switches, balloons, hoses, cages, &c.
 

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Label: Splitrec
Catalog ID: 25
Squidco Product Code: 20288

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Australia
Packaging: Cardboard sleeve
Recorded in Australia in 2014 by Dale Gorfinkel.

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"Dale Gorfinkel is a multi-instrumentalist, improvisor, instrument creator, installation artist, educator, and community builder. His work aims to reflect an awareness of the dynamic nature of culture & the value of listening as a mode of knowing people & places. He is interested in finding fresh ways of presenting and making music, bringing creative communities together & shifting perceived boundaries of scenes, styles & artforms.

His first solo release reflects this diversity of interests and approaches. He often uses common materials to create unexpected & immersive sonic environments. Some installations seek to reframe technology through the intersection of electro/acoustic and new/old mediums. Some installations illuminate acoustic phenomena and are effected by solar & wind activity. Many works also welcome a tactile interactivity especially popular with children. He's recently been playing around with footpumps, garden irrigation and balloons.."-splitrec

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1. Switches & Hose 9:43

2. Gong Cage 6:02

3. I'm Walking In A Room, With Two Vibraphones 7:24

4. Enoggera 8:34

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Improvised Music
Electro-Acoustic
Sound, Noise, &c.
Solo Artist Recordings
Installation Sound Work
Australian Improvisers, Composers and Experimenters

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