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Battus / Abdelnour: Ichnites (Potlatch)

Unusual improvisation from saxophonist Abdelnour using extended and microtonal techniques, and Pascal Battus who works with rotating surfaces from Walkmans as sound exciters.
 

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UPC: 3491570000823

Label: Potlatch
Catalog ID: P110
Squidco Product Code: 12910

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: France
Packaging: Jewel tray, not sealed.
Recorded by Etienne Foyer on May 26, 2009.


Personnel:

Pascal Battus-rotating surfaces

Christine Sehnaoui Abdelnour-alto sax

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track listing:


1. égrenages & pelage 10:05

2. fouilles & rongement 11:36

3. estocade & coulées 9:15

4. reliefs de repas 10:38

5. voies & allures 4:33




Related Categories of Interest:


Improvised Music
Electro-Acoustic
Electro-Acoustic Improv
lowercase, micro-improv, sound improv
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
Free Improvisation
Duo Recordings

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"Lebanese-born and living in France, Christine Sehnaoui Abdelnour started in 1997 her own autodidact study of sound experimentation on the alto saxophone, creating quickly a strong personal language on how to make music close to electronic tones on an acoustic instrument. With deep sensitivity, she has expanded new techniques and complex patterns, exploring the microtonal aspects of the saxophone or its high-pitched tone.

Pascal Battus works out his own instrumental practice around what he named: "surrounded guitar" (an electric guitar on a table + a contact-microphone + various objects + electronics), percussion (amplified or acoustic objects) or guitar pick-up. On Ichnites, he plays rotating surfaces. They consist of small motorised components from inside old Walkmans, used as exciters on different objects reacting as vibrators and resonators : sheets of paper, cardboards, plastic, wooden, metal or polystyrene pieces, and stems connected to cymbals."-Potlatch


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