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Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> (Rossbin)


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product information:

UPC: 803603090159

Label: Rossbin
Catalog ID: RS024
Squidco Product Code: 20180

Format: CD
Condition: VG+
Released: 2005
Country: Italy
Packaging: DVD snap case packaing without snap case in clear sleeve
Tracks 1 - 5 recorded at Harvesworks,NYC, February 14, 2005; track 6 recorded @ Quakebasket, April 4, 2005.

This is a USED (previously owned) item


Alison Knowles

Taketo Shimada

Larry Miller

Zora Gookin

Robin Kahn

Clara Joy Selman

Jessica Higgins

Kirby Gookin

Nelson Loskamp

Beckett Gookin

Nancy Hwang

Noura Al-Salem

Tim Barnes

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Artist Biographies:

"Tim Barnes is an internationally-known percussionist, electronic musician, and recording producer/engineer who has played and recorded with Sonic Youth, Wilco, Body/Head, Jim O'Rourke, Silver Jews, Neil Michael Hagerty and the Howling Hex, The Tower Recordings, The For Carnation, and MV+EE, as well as being featured in countless multiple other settings, from jazz-influenced free-improvisation to full-on rock n' roll. He is the Artistic Director of DREAMLAND, and also runs the newly-revived Quakebasket record label (best known for its mid-1990s archival releases of solo work by Angus MacLise, poet and original drummer for the Velvet Underground). A California native, Tim moved to Louisville, Kentucky in 2007 from his longtime musical base, New York City."

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track listing:

1. PLAY PAPER by Alison Knowles (2003)

"Consider fragments of onion skins as musical notations. Perform with handmade musical instruments and toys." Performed by Alison Knowles, Larry Miller and Taketo Shimada

2. MUSIC BOX (homage to FLUX MUSIC BOX by Joe Jones) by Taketo Shimada (2004)

"Modify two or more music boxes and play them simultaneously with the recording of Joe Jones FLUX MUSIC BOX, if possible use children to play the music box." Performed by Zora Gookin and Robin Kahn + Clara Higgins Selman and Jessica Higgins on Toy Music Box: + Taketo Shimada on Turntables

3. FINGER EXERCISE by Larry Miller (1982)

"Make sounds with fingers." Performed by Alison Knowles, Taketo Shimada, Kirby Gookin and Larry Miller

4. DANGER MUSIC #2 by Dick Higgins (1961)

"Hat. Rags. Paper. Heave. Shave" Performed by Alison Knowles and Nelson/Electric Chaircut

5. NIVEA CREAM by Alison Knowles (1962)

"First performer comes on stage with a jar of Nivea cream. The performer massages hands in front of the microphone. Other performers enter one at the time. They make a mass of massaging hands and leave one at a time following the first performer." Performed by Alison Knowles, Kirby Gookin, Beckett Gookin, Jessica Higgins, Nancy Hwang, Noura Al-Salem on Nivea Cream: + Taketo Shimada on Turntables

6. ONION SKIN SONG by Alison Knowles (1973)

Performed by Tim Barnes playing Paper Instruments made by Alison Knowles (Bean Turner, Wrist Rubbers and Flax Paper shards) on top of bass drums.

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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