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Dilloway, Aaron / Jeph Jerman: Casual Collisions (White Centipede Noise / New Forces)

Originally released in 2013 on CDR, this meeting of sound artists Jeph Jerman and Aaron Dilloway show the skill, subtlety, and disruptive sonic skills of two innovators, using objects, damaged electronics, electronic loops and live acoustic sound to create large tapestries: 4 pieces that defy characterization through diverse approaches to impactful sound.
 

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Aaron Dilloway-loops, objects

Jeph Jerman-objects


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Label: White Centipede Noise / New Forces
Catalog ID: WCN063 / NF111
Squidco Product Code: 31940

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: USA / EU
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded Oberlin, Ohio, on May 2nd, 2013, by Aaron Dilloway.

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"Casual Collisions is a collaborative album by two of the most prominent voices in experimental sound, Aaron Dilloway and Jeph Jerman. Recorded in 2013 and originally self-released on CDR by Jerman in a small edition, New Forces and White Centipede Noise are pleased to make these recordings widely available for the first time.

Across four tracks the unique voices of these artists meld seamlessly together. Jerman's tactile, physical sounds are wrapped up in Dilloway's magnetic wizardry. Damaged electronics and hissing tapes form the canvas on which objects crunch, grind, and clatter. Temporality blurs as field recordings, loops, and live acoustic sounds meld together in sonic alchemy. Two masters in perfect sync. Remastered by BJ Nilsen."-New Forces


Artist Biographies

"Aaron Dilloway is an experimental musician born in 1976. He is an improvisor and composer originally from Brighton, Michigan who works with the manipulation of 8-Track tape loops in combination with voice, tape delays and various organic and electronic sound sources. A founding member of the industrial noise group Wolf Eyes (1998 - 2005), Dilloway now resides in Oberlin, OH where he runs Hanson Records and Mailorder."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Dilloway)
6/17/2024

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"Jeph Jerman is a musician who began his musical career drumming and playing in bar bands. In the 1980s, he became aware of other sonic possibilities for his drum kit and started learning to improvise and record his own music. During this time Jerman was a frequent collaborator with other musicians who were also exploring improvisational techniques. In the mid-1980s, Jerman founded a cassette label for the distribution of music by himself and friends. The label released over 50 cassettes, several LPs, and a short-lived magazine.

After relocating from Colorado to Seattle, Jerman continued playing with local groups of improvisers and began giving solo performances where he improvised with mostly natural found objects, a practice he continues today. He founded the first animist orchestra dedicated to making larger scale works using natural object play. In 1999, Jerman moved to Cottonwood, AZ. He continues to investigate sound and recording in many forms including field recordings, the building of crude sound making devices, and the effects of age and other damage to analog tape. Jerman's 2014 Grants to Artists award funded recording and touring with Tim Barnes. Jerman continues to collaborate with Dave Knott in a band collectively known as The Yes, Well, and with Tim Barnes, with whom collaborated on an FCA-supported record released in 2015 (Erstwhile Records.) Other CDs and works are available on Anomalous Records, Semperflorens, and Trait Media Works."

-Foundation for Contemporary Arts (http://www.foundationforcontemporaryarts.org/recipients/jeph-jerman)
6/17/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Brdd 6:37

2. Pnchd 14:51

3. Grnd 12:16

4. Sqshd 7:26

Related Categories of Interest:


Electro-Acoustic
Sound, Noise, &c.
Organized Sound and Sample Based Music
Electronic Forms
Field Recordings
Duo Recordings

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