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Furt plus: Equals (psi)

The followup to Furt's expanded format as heard on Spin Networks in 2005, in electroacoustic trios with John Butcher, Phil Minton, Rhodri Davies, Ute Wassermann, &c.
 

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UPC: 5030243080229

Label: psi
Catalog ID: 08.02
Squidco Product Code: 9585

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded November 30 to December 3, 2005.


Personnel:

Richard Barrett-electronics

Paul Obermayer-electronics



Trios with:

John Butcher-soprano, tenor saxophones

Rhodri Davies-celtic, concert harps

Paul Lovens-percussion

Phil Minton-voice

Wolfgang Mitterer-prepared piano, electronics

Ute Wassermann-voice

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Total time: 72:32
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descriptions, reviews, &c.

"This is the second release recorded at the SWR New Jazz Meeting in December 2005. FURT is expanded into electro-acoustic trios with each of the other members of the fORCH octet heard on spin networks."-psi


Artist Biographies:

"John Butcher's work ranges through improvisation, his own compositions, multitracked pieces and explorations with feedback and extreme acoustics.Originally a physicist, he left academia in '82, and has since collaborated with hundreds of musicians - Derek Bailey, John Tilbury, John Stevens, The EX, Akio Suzuki, Gerry Hemingway, Polwechsel, Gino Robair, Rhodri Davies, Okkyung Lee, John Edwards, Toshi Nakamura, Paul Lovens, Eddie Prevost, Mark Sanders, Christian Marclay, Otomo Yoshihide, Phil Minton, and Andy Moor - to name a few.

He is well known as a solo performer who attempts to engage with the uniqueness of place. Resonant Spaces is a collection of site-specific performances collected during a tour of unusual locations in Scotland and the Orkney Islands.His first solo album, Thirteen Friendly Numbers, includes compositions for multitracked saxophones, whilst later solo CDs focus on live performance, composition, amplification and saxophone-controlled feedback.

HCMF has twice commissioned him to compose for his own large ensembles. Other commissions include for Elision (Australia), the Rova (USA) & Quasar (Canada) Saxophone Quartets, reconstructed Futurist Intonarumori (USA), "Tarab Cuts" (based on pre-WWII Arabic recordings, and shortlisted for the 2014 British Composer's Award) and "Good Liquor .." for the London Sinfonietta. In 2011 he received a Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists.

Recent groupings include The Apophonics with Robair and Edwards, Anemone with Peter Evans, Plume with Tony Buck & Magda Mayas and a trio with Okkyung Lee & Mark Sanders.Butcher values playing in occasional encounters - ranging from large groups such as Butch Morris' London Skyscraper and the EX Orkestra, to duo concerts with David Toop, Kevin Drumm, Claudia Binder, Paal Nilssen-Love, Thomas Lehn, Fred Frith, Keiji Haino, Ute Kangeisser, Matthew Shipp and Yuji Takahashi."

-John Butcher Website (http://www.johnbutcher.org.uk/Biog.html)
9/18/2017

"Rhodri Davies was born in 1971 in Aberystwyth, Wales and now lives in Gateshead in the northeast of England.

He plays harp, electric harp, live-electronics and builds wind, water, ice and fire harp installations. He has released four solo albums: Trem, Over Shadows, Wound Response and An Air Swept Clean of All Distance.

His regular groups include: a duo with John Butcher, Common Objects, HEN OGLEDD: Dawson - Davies, a trio with David Toop and Lee Patterson, Cranc, The Sealed Knot and a trio with John Tilbury and Michael Duch.

In 2008 he collaborated with the visual artist Gustav Metzger on 'Self-cancellation', a large-scale audio-visual collaboration in London and Glasgow.

New pieces for solo harp have been composed for him by: Eliane Radigue, Phill Niblock, Christian Wolff, Ben Patterson, Alison Knowles, Mieko Shiomi and Yasunao Tone.

In 2012 he was the recipient of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grants to Artists Award."

-Rhodri Davies Website (http://www.rhodridavies.com/words/)
9/18/2017

"Born in Aachen, Germany, 6 June 1949; Drums, percussion, musical saw, etc.

Paul Lovens played the drums as a child. Self-taught, from the age of 14 he played in groups of various jazz styles and popular musics and from 1969 has worked almost exclusively as an improvisor on individually selected instruments. He has worked internationally with most of the leading musicians in free jazz and free improvisation, among whom have included the Globe Unity Orchestra, the Berlin Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, the Schlippenbach trio, Quintet Moderne, Company, and a duo with Paul Lytton. He has undertaken concert tours in more than 40 countries, is a founder member of a musician's cooperative and has produced recordings for his own label, Po Torch Records since 1976. He has worked with painter Herbert Bardenheuer. Despite very rare solo performances, and although giving occasional concerts with ad-hoc groups and an involvement in projects with film, dance and actors, Paul Lovens' main interest and work is musical improvisation in fixed small groups. In the mid-1990s these small groups numbered around 16, of which a few were part of a special selection, called 'vermögen'.

Paul Lovens somehow epitomises the free drummer/percussionist who is not there to lay down the beat and kick everyone else into action but to listen, colour, contribute, guide, and occasionally direct, the overall cooperative sound. In concert one cannot fail to be moved by his intensity and concentration and there is an overiding feeling that even the most random events are somehow planned in time. In this respect, there is a nice irony that on the Nothing to read CD with Mats Gustafsson, Lovens describes his kit as consisting of 'selected and unselected drums and cymbals'. Miking seems to be a problem at times with some recordings giving him undue prominence and others insufficient. Good recordings are Elf bagatellen, Nothing to read, Pakistani pomade, and ,stranger than love."

-European Free Improv (http://www.efi.group.shef.ac.uk/mlovens.html)
9/18/2017

Other Releases With These Artists:
Suzuki, Akio / John Butcher
Immediate Landscapes
(Ftarri)
Seen, The
Archive: Volumes I - V (2005 - 2009) [5-CD BOX SET]
(Confront)
Butcher, John
Resonant Spaces [VINYL]
(Blume)
Butcher, John / John Edwards / Mark Sanders
Last Dream Of The Morning
(Relative Pitch)
Schlippenbach Trio (Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Lovens)
Features
(Intakt)
Schlippenbach Trio (Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Lovens)
Warsaw Concert
(Intakt)
Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell
There Is No Love
(Confront)
Anemone (John Butcher / Peter Evans / Frederic Blondy / Clayton Thomas / Paul Lovens)
A Wing Dissolved in Light [VINYL]
(NoBusiness)
Trio Kimmig (Kimmig / Studer / Zimmerline / John Butcher)
Raw
(Leo)
Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp
Tangle
(Fataka)
Kowald, Peter Quintet
Peter Kowald Quintet [VINYL]
(Cien Fuegos)
Butcher, John / Stale Liavik Solberg
So Beautiful, It Starts To Rain
(Clean Feed)
Keune, Stefan / Lovens, Paul
Live 2013
(FMR)
Frey, Peter K. / Daniel Studer
Zurich Concerts: 15 Years of Kontrabassduo Studer-Frey [2 CDs]
(Leo)
Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury
Goldsmiths
(Another Timbre)
Toop, David
Entities Inertias Faint Beings [VINYL]
(Room40)
RED Trio w/ John Butcher
Summer Skyshift
(Clean Feed)
Sealed Knot, The
Trembling Shade
(Confront)
Butcher, John / Michael Duch
Fjordgata
(Confront)
Beuger, Antoine
Two . Too (For Erwin-Josef Speckmann)
(Edition Wandelweiser Records)
LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens)
Signals [VINYL]
(Trost Records)
LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens)
Signals
(Trost Records)
Foussat, Jean-Marc / Les Autres
Alternative Oblique [4 CD Box Set]
(Improvising Beings)
Perry, Frank
Temple Of The Ancient Magical Presence
(FMR)
Butcher, John / Andy Moor
Experiments With A Leaf
(Unsounds)
Davies, Rhodri
Pedwar [BOX SET, 4 LPs + INSERTS]
(Alt.Vinyl)
IST: New York (Davies / Fell / Wastell / Zorn)
Featuring John Zorn
(Confront)
Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles)
Ulrichsberg
(Confront)
Russell, John / Phil Durrant / John Butcher
Conceits (1987/1992)
(Emanem)
Butcher, John
Nigemizu
(Uchimizu Records)
Schlippenbach Trio
First Recordings
(Trost Records)
Davies, Rhodri / John Butcher
Routing Lynn
(Ftarri)
Butcher, John / Burkhard Beins / Mark Wastell
Membrane
(Confront)
IST
London: Conway Hall
(Confront)
Frith, Fred / John Butcher
The Natural Order
(Northern Spy)
Yoshihide, Otomo / Sachiko M / Evan Parker / John Edwards / Tony Marsh / John Butcher
Quintet/Sextet/Duos
(Otoroku)
Wastell, Mark
Caressed On The Brow By Unseen Hands
(Confront)
Sealed Knot, The
All Angels
(Confront)
Sealed Knot, The
Surface/Plane
(Confront)
Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell)
Consequences (of Time and Place)
(Confront)
Rajesh, Mehta
Orka
(Hatology)
Lovens, Paul / Paul Hubweber / John Edwards
Papajo
(Emanem)
Various Artists
The All Angels Concerts [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Laddaga, Reinaldo
Things That A Mutant Needs To Know [BOOK + 2 CDs]
(Unsounds)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City 2001 - small groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Various Artists
Amalgam(e): 10 Years of Red Toucan [2 CDs]
(Red Toucan)
Common Objects: John Butcher / Rhodri Davies / Lee Patterson
Live In Morden Tower
(Mikroton Recordings)
Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell)
Live At Cafe Oto
(Confront)
Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell)
Berlin
(Confront)
Butcher / Buck / Mayas / Stangl
Plume
(Unsounds)
Sudo Quartet (Leandre / Zingaro / Tramontana / Lovens)
Live at Banlieue Bleue
(NoBusiness)
Butcher, John
Bell Trove Spools
(Northern Spy)
Butcher / Viltard / Prevost
"All But" - Meetings with Remarkable Saxophonists -- Volume 2
(Matchless)
Parker / Schlippenbach / Guy / Lovens / Lytton
2X3=5
(Leo)
Way Out Northwest
The White Spot - w/John Butcher, Tortsen Mueller and Dylan van der Shyff
(Relative Pitch)
Nakamura, Toshimaru / John Butcher
Dusted Machinery
(Monotype)
Moser, Michael
Resonant Cuts: (2 CDs AND BOOK)
(Edition Rz)
Davies / Patterson / Toop
Wunderkammern
(Another Timbre)
Sealed Knot, The
Live at the Red Hedgehog
(Confront)
Sealed Knot, The
Unwanted Object
(Confront)
Halliwell, Graham
Recorded Delivery
(Confront)
Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell)
Lodi
(Confront)
Boeren, Eric 4tet
Song for Tracy the Turtle - Live in Brugge 2004
(Clean Feed)
Butcher / Binder
Under The Roof
(Nuscope)
Lazro / Zingaro / Leandre / Loves
Madly You
(Potlatch)
Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell)
and we disappear
(Another Timbre)
Weightless (Butcher / Edwards / Spera / Braida)
A Brush with Dignity
(Clean Feed)
Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson
Midhopestones
(Another Timbre)
Davies / Rives / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Santos
Twrf Neus Ciglau
(Creative Sources)
Eastley, Max / Rhodri Davies
Dark Architecture
(Another Timbre)
Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies
kravis rhonn project
(Another Timbre)
Polwechsel & John Tilbury
Field
(Hatology)
Butcher / Hemingway
Buffalo Pearl
(Auricle)
London Improvisers Orchestra
Improvisations for George Riste
(psi)
Schlippenbach Trio
Gold Is Where You Find It
(Intakt)
Butcher / Muller / van der Schyff
Way Out Northwest
(Drip Audio)
Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade
Hum
(Another Timbre)
Butcher, John
The Geometry of Sentiment
(Emanem)
Sandell Trio, Sten / Butcher, John
Strokes
(Clean Feed)
Butcher, John / Nilssen-Love, Pal
Concentric
(Clean Feed)
Butcher, John / Kurzmann, Christof
The Big Misunderstanding Between Hertz and Megahertz
(Potlatch)
Schlippenbach Trio
Winterreise
(psi)
Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures
Alibi Days
(Potlatch)
Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith
Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens and the SME
(Balance Point Acoustics)
Polwechsel
Archives of the North
(Hatology)
Butcher, John
13 Friendly Numbers
(Unsounds)
Butcher / Durrant / Lovens /Malfatti / Russell
News From the Shed
(Emanem)
Chadbourne, Eugene / Lovens, Paul
Young At Heart / Forgiven
(Leo)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City 2004 - small groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City Festival 2003 - Small Groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell)
Surface/Plane
(Meniscus)
Moor / Lehn / Butcher
Thermal
(Unsounds)
Butcher, John / John Edwards
Optic
(Emanem)
Chadbourne, Eugene / Paul Lovens
Patrizio
(Les Disques Victo)
Recommended & Related Releases:
Suzuki, Akio / John Butcher
Immediate Landscapes
(Ftarri)
Seen, The
Archive: Volumes I - V (2005 - 2009) [5-CD BOX SET]
(Confront)
Butcher, John
Resonant Spaces [VINYL]
(Blume)
Butcher, John / John Edwards / Mark Sanders
Last Dream Of The Morning
(Relative Pitch)
Schlippenbach Trio (Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Lovens)
Features
(Intakt)
Schlippenbach Trio (Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Lovens)
Warsaw Concert
(Intakt)
Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell
There Is No Love
(Confront)
Anemone (John Butcher / Peter Evans / Frederic Blondy / Clayton Thomas / Paul Lovens)
A Wing Dissolved in Light [VINYL]
(NoBusiness)
Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp
Tangle
(Fataka)
Kowald, Peter Quintet
Peter Kowald Quintet [VINYL]
(Cien Fuegos)
Butcher, John / Stale Liavik Solberg
So Beautiful, It Starts To Rain
(Clean Feed)
Keune, Stefan / Lovens, Paul
Live 2013
(FMR)
Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury
Goldsmiths
(Another Timbre)
RED Trio w/ John Butcher
Summer Skyshift
(Clean Feed)
Sealed Knot, The
Trembling Shade
(Confront)
Butcher, John / Michael Duch
Fjordgata
(Confront)
LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens)
Signals [VINYL]
(Trost Records)
LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens)
Signals
(Trost Records)
Foussat, Jean-Marc / Les Autres
Alternative Oblique [4 CD Box Set]
(Improvising Beings)
Perry, Frank
Temple Of The Ancient Magical Presence
(FMR)
Butcher, John / Andy Moor
Experiments With A Leaf
(Unsounds)
IST: New York (Davies / Fell / Wastell / Zorn)
Featuring John Zorn
(Confront)
Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles)
Ulrichsberg
(Confront)
Russell, John / Phil Durrant / John Butcher
Conceits (1987/1992)
(Emanem)
Butcher, John
Nigemizu
(Uchimizu Records)
Schlippenbach Trio
First Recordings
(Trost Records)

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