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Zs: Grain (Northern Spy)

Tenor saxophonist Sam Hillmer (The Diamond Terrifier) takes NYC's Zs into a new direction as a trio with guitarist Patrick Higgins and percussionist Greg Fox, presenting the two part "Grain", a massive work of reorganized sound.
 

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UPC: 081159199159

Label: Northern Spy
Catalog ID: CD-NS-037
Squidco Product Code: 17626

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Mastered by Heba Kadry.


Personnel:

Sam Hillmer-tenor sax

Patrick Higgins-guitar

Greg Fox-percussion

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track listing:


1. Grain Part One 20:50

2. Grain Part Two 21:32




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Rock and Related
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Electro-Acoustic
Organized Sound and Sample Based Music

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"The new Zs lineup (Sam Hillmer, Greg Fox and Patrick Higgins) sounds very much like a new band, at least as evidenced by the Grain EP. The two side-length tracks (coming in at a total of 42-minutes) bear the marks of Zs' sound - repeated phrases, looped or played in situ; buried drones and harsh electronic tones - but it does sound very much like a new band.

There's an extended ambience to the album that trick perceptions of time. Glitches and waves that last only a minute or three somehow feel as if they've gone on throughout the whole record. Something very mysterious goes on within the grooves. Hillmer and Higgins (who also arranges Bach for guitar and has composed for the Mivos string quartet) teamed up to create Part One of Grain while Greg Fox (Man Forever, Guardian Alien) built Part Two. The album was beautifully mastered by Heba Kadry of the Lodge. It's a great listen and it's also an inventive segue."-Northern Spy


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