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Zerang / Strid: Scratch Match (Penumbra)

Overflowing with scrapes, feints, jabs, and turns, Scratch Match presents seven percussion duets by Chicago's Michael Zerang (Broken Wire, Brotzmann Chicago Tentet) & Stockholm's Raymond Strid (Gush).
 

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Label: Penumbra
Catalog ID: CD009
Squidco Product Code: 13208

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2000
Country: USA
Packaging: Paper foldover in a vinyl sleeve with insert
Recorded on March 31, 1998 at Fylkingen - Stockholm, Sweden by Olof Madsen/Blue Tower Sound.


Personnel:

Michael Zerang-percussion (left channel),

Raymond Strid-percussion (right channel)

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track listing:


1. Left Clever Right Battle 2:59

2. Right Squeak Left Jab 7:48

3. Rattle Around Hook 8:25

4. The Sonor Bow Blow 5:48

5. Quasimetric Thrust 5:57

6. Scratch Match 7:24

7. Stereo Knuckle 3:49
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"Overflowing with scrapes, feints, jabs, and turns, Scratch Match presents seven percussion duets by Chicago's Michael Zerang (of Broken Wire and the Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet) and Stockholm's Raymond Strid (of the trio Gush). Recorded at Fylkingen in Stockholm by renowned Swedish recording engineer Olaf Madson, these seven duets match two of contemporary music's most powerful and inventive percussion masters. Michael Zerang and Raymond Strid met in Stockholm in 1996 following the release of Okka Disc's Parrot Fish Eye featuring Zerang's duets with Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson. Mats Gustafsson had arranged an ad hoc concert for Zerang at Stockholm's prestigious recording studio Fylkingen with seven Swedish improvisers including Raymond Strid. Strid and Zerang subsequently performed together in Chicago and again in Sweden as part of the Swedish National Radio project GUSHCUSSION which presented the trio GUSH (Gustafsson, Strid and Sten Sandell) augmented by percussionists Michael Zerang and Kjell Nordeson. This CD was recorded at time of that project.

Of his own playing, Raymond Strid has written: "I try to play a music which above all has no 'beat' but also has no 'tempo' either. It is rather that the music has an underlying pulse and tempo which derive from my natural breathing cycles." This notion of an implied, intuited pulse defined by breath, shared focus, and the surges of inspiration and contradiction fuels the dialogue within these duets. Thick with the coarse textures of bowed metal, the clatter of metal against wood, and a rich array of unexpected and mysterious rasps, scrapes, rings, and snaps, these are percussion duets during which more conventional percussive sounds only occasionally emerge. The seven duets on Scratch Match sound less like combative interaction and much more like an intense collective struggle to reconfigure our most basic concepts of percussive interchange."-Penumbra Music


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Bruckmann / Rosenberg / Zerang
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Bruckmann / Rosenberg / Zerang
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Rammel, Hal / Christopher Burns
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Ewen, Sandy & Henry Kaiser
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(Clean Feed)
Trzaska, Mikolaj / Devin Hoff / Michael Zerang
Sleepless in Chicago [VINYL]
(NoBusiness)
Thieke / Gregorio / Baker / Zerang
Sack of Rice
(Peira)
Sandell / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang
Disappeared
(Nuscope)
Petit, Didier - Alexandre Pierrepont
Passages - A Road Record: Woodstock - New York - Chicago - Los Angeles
(RogueArt)
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Creole Gardens (A New Orleans Suite)
(NoBusiness)
Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang
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(FMR)
Fields Ensemble, Scott
Denouement
(Clean Feed)
Ulher / Mallozzi / Zerang
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(Creative Sources)
Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter
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(Okka)

Other Recommended Releases:
Turner, Matt / Hal Rammel
As On A Pivot Of Air [10'' VINYL]
(Penumbra)
Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid
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(Creative Sources)
Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang
Tales Out Of Time
(Hatology)
Bruckmann / Rosenberg / Zerang
Six Synaptics
(Ertia Creations / Barely Auditable Records )
Rammel, Hal / Christopher Burns
Scrawl
(Penumbra)
Strid, Raymond & Roland Keijser
Yellow Bell [3 CD BOX]
(Umlaut Records)
Rammel, Hal
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(Penumbra)
Trespass Trio
Bruder Beda
(Clean Feed)



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