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Sharp, Elliott / Charlotte Hug : pi:k (Emanem)

Studio improvisations on guitar & viola from NYC, and then live improvisations augmented by electronics in Geneva from two unique and impressive improvisers.
 

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UPC: 5030243414321

Label: Emanem
Catalog ID: 4143
Squidco Product Code: 8793

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2007
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Tracks 1-8 Digital studio recordings made in New York City by Elliott Sharp, June 3, 2004 / Tracks 9-14, Digital concert recordings made in Genève (Cave 12) September 22, 2005


Personnel:

Elliott Sharp-guitars, electonics

Charlotte Hug-viola, electonics

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track listing:


1. Tread Grapes 3:25

2. Another Yellow Swallow 8:13

3. Kvalster 3:08

4. Take It On The Bridge 3:04

5. Quick Bright Thing. Come To Confusion. 2:52

6. Orbiter 3:56

7. Granule 3:10

8. Mineralia 3:36

9. Incidental Atrocity 4:43

10. On The Skew 1:20

11. Stay In Line 3:31

12. Alight Id 2:54

13. De-Scale 6:15

14. Endland And Heyokas 6:57




Related Categories of Interest:

EMANEM & psi
Improvised Music
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Electro-Acoustic
Electro-Acoustic Improv
September 2007
London & UK Free Improvisation Scene
Free Improvisation
Duo Recordings

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descriptions, reviews, &c.

"First meeting in Zurich in my SyndaKit orchestra - Charlotte a blonde explosion of sound and energy, bow and mane merging to form an intense granulation of sight and sound. Soon, our duos followed: no two the same; both electronic and acoustic, myriad strategies. Pixillated, angular, tangential in the best sense. Potentialities abound!

ELLIOTT SHARP

Artistic antipodeans possessed with insatiable curiosity and enormous joy in making music. Three weeks before the recordings in New York, Elliott became the father of twins, I was on a long tour, little sleep, lots of ristretto, intensive exchange of ideas. Our different artistic backgrounds amalgamate, inspiring fertile musical testing of limits. Both musicians contribute their very own respective musical-intellectual worlds. Wide, high-energy fields open out.

CHARLOTTE HUG

September 22 Duo with Charlotte Hug - Cave 12 - Genève. A return to this great basement space, packed to witness my meeting with Swiss violist Charlotte Hug. We do a hot and wide-ranging set. We have extremely different approaches which yields a continuous textural counterpoint, though when Charlotte uses her electronics, it's sometimes difficult to tell who is making which sound, making for an exhilarating set."-from sleeve notes


Artist Biographies:

"Elliott Sharp is an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, and performer.

A central figure in the avant-garde and experimental music scene in New York City for over 30 years, Elliott Sharp has released over eighty-five recordings ranging from orchestral music to blues, jazz, noise, no wave rock, and techno music. He leads the projects Carbon and Orchestra Carbon, Tectonics, and Terraplane and has pioneered ways of applying fractal geometry, chaos theory, and genetic metaphors to musical composition and interaction.

His collaborators have included Radio-Sinfonie Frankfurt; pop singer Debbie Harry; Ensemble Modern; Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan; Kronos String Quartet; Ensemble Resonanz; cello innovator Frances Marie Uitti; blues legends Hubert Sumlin and Pops Staples; pipa virtuoso Min-Xiao Feng; jazz greats Jack deJohnette, Oliver Lake, and Sonny Sharrock; multimedia artists Christian Marclay and Pierre Huyghe; and Bachir Attar, leader of the Master Musicians Of Jajouka.

Sharp is a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, and a 2014 Fellow at Parson's Center for Transformative Media. He received the 2015 Berlin Prize in Musical Composition from the American Academy in Berlin. He has composed scores for feature films and documentaries; created sound-design for interstitials on The Sundance Channel, MTV and Bravo networks; and has presented numerous sound installations in art galleries and museums. He is the subject of a new documentary "Doing The Don't" by filmmaker Bert Shapiro."-Elliott Sharp

-Elliott Sharp website (http://www.elliottsharp.com/bio.html)
3/23/2017

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