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Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel: Corse (Bug Incision Records)

Electroacoustic improv from the quartet of trumpeter Philippe Battikha, laptop artist Matthew Wadell, drummer Sam Vipond and trombinist/saxophonist Etienne Lebel.

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Edition of 74, CD-R, B&W covers in plastic sleeves, with insert

Label: Bug Incision Records
Catalog ID: bim-47
Squidco Product Code: 14581

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: Canada
Packaging: Paper foldover in a plastic sleeve
Recorded March 3rd and 4th, 2010 at l'envers, Montreal, Canada.


Philippe Battikha-trumpet, pedals

Matthew Waddell-laptop, electronics

Sam Vipond-drums, electronics

Etienne Lebel-trombone, saxophone

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track listing:

1. Track 01 3:13

2. Track 02 8:05

3. Track 03 4:07

4. Track 04 7:57

5. Track 05 3:19

6. Track 06 1:35

7. Track 07 2:11

8. Track 08 3:51

9. Track 09 7:52

10. Track 10 1:59
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"First time I witnessed any of these players in action, they were inside a large box, in a loft space in Montreal, playing at a welcome-our-new-neighbours concert. It was a great trumpet and trombone duo, and it was in a box. That night I chatted up said trumpeter, who gave me a very-handsomely-packaged 3" cdr, which contained some fine improvised playing. Months down the road, I'm back in Calgary, answering an email from someone named Matt Waddell, about booking a show, and by the time he'd come & played, we had a chance to hang at Weeds, it became clear that this guy was also on that 3" cdr, as a member of Corse. When visiting Montreal again last year, Matt laid on me a copy of their new full-length, which is now making its way out to the world via Bug Incision. The music resembles some aspects of more (post-)rock-informed modes of improvising such as Supersilent or Death Ambient, but it is more unhinged and less single-minded. The majority of the members of Corse have augmented their instrumental leanings with various types of processing, blurring the lines of who's-doing-what and allowing for a quite wide pallette of textures."-Bug Incision

Edition of 74, CD-R, B&W covers in plastic sleeves, with insert
Related Categories of Interest:

Improvised Music
Electro-Acoustic Improv
Vancouver and Western Canada
Musique Actuelle
Quartet Recordings
Canadian Composition & Improvisation

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