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Gomberg, Billy / Anne Guthrie / Richard Kamerman / Takahiro Kawaguchi : [4X4  Poster/Print w/ Downlo (Winds Measure)

Of interest to lowercase/Wandelweiser fans, the quartet of Billy Gomberg, Anne Guthrie, Richard Kamerman and Takahiro Kawaguchi use synthesizer, french horn, found objects, & field recordings, frequency generators, to create evolving sound environments of unique sound and timbre.
 

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Billy Gomberg-synthesizer

Anne Guthrie-French horn

Richard Kamerman-mechanical parts, found objects, field recording, high pass filter

Takahiro Kawaguchi-remodeled counters, self-made devices, frequency generator


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print information: hand numbered release of 140 copies, 1 color letterpress, 130# cover weight paper, handset 60pt helvetica, handset 10pt gil sans light on flap, 7.75"x12.875" sheet size, 7.75"x9.5625" print. Total time for the two tracks are 53:50.

Label: Winds Measure
Catalog ID: wm44
Squidco Product Code: 23364

Format: Poster Print w/ Download Link
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: USA
Packaging: Poster Print w/ Download link
Recorded in Brooklyn, New York and Japan in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

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Of interest to lowercase/Wandelweiser fans, the quartet of Billy Gomberg, Anne Guthrie, Richard Kamerman and Takahiro Kawaguchi use synthesizer, french horn, found objects, field recordings, frequency generators, to create evolving sound environments of unique sound and timbre. The artwork, which is the goal in purchasing this unique sound project, is packaged as a 7 3/4" x 12.875" letterpress page, with a download link.


print information: hand numbered release of 140 copies, 1 color letterpress, 130# cover weight paper, handset 60pt helvetica, handset 10pt gil sans light on flap, 7.75"x12.875" sheet size, 7.75"x9.5625" print. Total time for the two tracks are 53:50.

Artist Biographies

"Billy Gomberg lives in Brooklyn NY. His practice incorporates analog synthesis, digital treatments, acoustic recordings and occasional instrumentation, navigating impressions of physicality via improvisation, process and space. Flyover Sound (Experimedia, a collaboration with Offthesky) received a nomination in the Experimentation/Research category of the 7th Qwartz Awards in Paris. Other releases include his LP False Heat (False), Certain Words Again and Again (Sunshine Ltd), and four years later (since, why not) on CD by the trio Delicate Sen (with Anne Guthrie & Richard Kamerman).

Recent works include visuals for Secret Pyramid's performance at MUTEK 2014, audio works in Paris and Viseu (Portugal), a brief tour with Anne Guthrie (as Fraufraulein) as well as their collaborative composition, "Remarks on Color," featured in the 2014 edition of the Experimental Music Yearbook.

Fraufraulein's CD Extinguishment was released by Another Timbre in early 2015, and Billy's solo record Slight At That Contact was pressed by Students of Decay and released in October 2016."

-Billy Gomberg Website (http://www.fraufraulein.com/billy/about)
7/10/2024

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"Anne Guthrie is an acoustician, composer, and French horn player living in Brooklyn, NY. She studied music composition and english at the University of Iowa and architectural acoustics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where she recently completed her Ph.D. Her music combines her knowledge of acoustics and contemporary composition/improvisation. Her electronic music has focused on exploiting the natural acoustic phenomena of unique architectural spaces through minimal processing of field recordings. Her composition has focused on the orchestration of non-musical sounds, speech in particular. Her French horn playing has focused on electronic processing and extended techniques used in improvisatory settings, as a soloist and with Fraufraulein and Delicate Sen, among others. Her acoustics research has focused on the use of ambisonics for stage acoustics. "

-Anne Guthrie Website (http://www.fraufraulein.com/anne/about)
7/10/2024

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"Richard Kamerman (b. NYC, 1985) has been breaking electronics and crashing computers while trying to coax interesting and unpredictable sounds out of them for over a decade. Occasionally, he has also presented himself as a more serious composer of re-performable written music. Keywords: amplification, magnification, obfuscation, systems design, game theory, patterns, human error, accident, failure. Although a firm believer in the axiom that "one man's trash is another man's treasure," he ceased collecting his instruments from piles of junk left on the curb several years ago, fearing he might bring home bedbugs. Recordings of his solo or collaborative works have been released by Erstwhile Records, Pilgrim Talk, Contour Editions, RRRecords, and Engraved Glass, among others. Kamerman has performed or had his music performed throughout the US as well as internationally in Canada, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Chile. He also runs the small-press music label, Copy For Your Records."

-Richard Kamerman Website (http://www.richardkamerman.com/)
7/10/2024

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1. 2x2 27:23

2. 3x3 26:27

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