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Eckhardt, John : Xylobiont (psi)

Virtuoso double bassist John Eckhardt in eight performances of polyphonic and other-worldly explorations showing the instrument's breadth of sonic potential.

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product information:

UPC: 5030243080526

Label: psi
Catalog ID: 08.05
Squidco Product Code: 10237

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray


John Eckhardt-doublebass

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track listing:

1. Bäck 10:53

2. Mbhere 7:59

3. Bruson 8:30

4. Noo Bag 10:15

5. Filum 8:15

6. TTzz 6:54

7. Tenh 8:49

8. Mob 5:37
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"John Eckhardt brings the technique and sensibility required by the music of Xenakis, Feldman and Ligeti to this debut recording of double bass improvisations recorded in 2007. Some of the sounds on this CD might suggest electronic manipulation or overdubbing (which have nowhere been used) - one of Eckhardt's principal musical strategies is to explore the polyphonic potential of a given playing situation, and another is to concentrate to a seemingly obsessive degree on a seemingly restricted area of instrumental technique until it yields up its inner variety and complexity."-psi

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