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Unusual electroacoustic improv from the duo of Christof Kurzmann on lloopp and Irena Tomazin on voice and dictaphone, recording at Radio Student and at Amann Studio in 2012 and 2013.

Kurzmann, Christof & Irena Tomazin
Ljubljana - Wien

Kurzmann, Christof & Irena Tomazin: Ljubljana - Wien (L'innomable)
Label: L'innomable    
Released in: Slovenia    

"Irena Tomažin is a dancer, performer and singer as well as being a postgraduate philosophy student at University of Ljubljana. Mostly working in dance and theater performances she collaborated with many different choreographers, directors and sound artist, performing in Slovenia as well as abroad in Europe and in Japan. In her own work she works mainly with voice and movement what resulted in performances: "Hitchcock's metamorphosis", "Caprice", "Caprice (re)lapsed", "as a drop of rain into the mouth of silence", "out of discord" with Josephine Evrard, and in 2012 "taste of silence always resonates". With her solo project named "iT" for voice and dictaphones she works on her own experimental voice materials and made a CD "Crying games". Otherwise she was collaborating also with BastKolektiv / Aldo Ivančič (ex Borghesia), Tomaž Grom, N'toko, Seijiro Murayama, Liz Allbee... At the moment she's performing also in a duet with saxophone and electronics Slovene improviser Marko Karlovčec with whom she released a cd 'That Which Happens Is Itself Dripping Red'; and in a duet "nnit" with piano improviser Neža Naglič. As iT she has performed in Vienna, Berlin, Bratislava, Mostar, Belgrade (DisPatch), Novi Sad, Budapest (UltraHang), Krakow, Densites-France, Sarajevo, Kassel ..."

"Christof Kurzmann, born in Vienna/Austria, presently lives in Buenos Aires. Musician between electropop, improvisation and "new music". Sometimes soloist, he prefers to be part of a collective or a working group. Played concerts in all continents except australia. Organizer of various events in the music- and media-genre. Labelowner of the small independent label "charhizma" - which at the moment only exists as a platform to present musicians from around the world in various live settings. Conscient objector of military- and civil-service, he still is politicly active and/or interested. He likes to travel, go to the cinemas and concerts, likes to read, even emails.(but he doesn't reply all the time)---bands: The magic i.D., el infierno musical, qmince, made to break, trio carrasco/kaplan/kurzmann---most recent musical partners: toto alvarez, nicole bindler, martin brandlmayr, john butcher, eden carrasco, george cremasci, werner dafeldecker, tim daisy, kai fagashunski, bernhard fleischmann, michaela grill, devin hoff, sofia jernberg, kai fagaschinski, margareth kammerer, leonel kaplan, fernando perales, eva reiter, marina rosenfeld, michael thieke, clayton thomas, ken vandermark."-Christof Kurzmann blogspot

"Christof Kurzmann (vocals, lloopp, clarinet, alto sax), is an Austrian musician, performer, composer currently living in Buenos Aires. Beginning in 1994 he started his work in the field of experimental electronic music. Since that time Christof has collaborated with some of the most significant artists working in contemporary music and improvisation- including Toto Alvarez, Martin Brandlmayr, John Butcher, Eden Carrasco, Sebi Ciurcina, Werner Dafeldecker, Kai Fagaschinski, Fernanda Farrah, Bernhard Fleischmann, Michaela Grill, Margareth Kammerer, Leonel Kaplan, Bernhard Lang, Andrea Neumann, Fernando Perales, Eva Reiter, Marina Rosenfeld, Ursula Rucked, Burkhard Stangl, Michael Thieke, and Clayton Thomas- in groups such as El Infierno Musical, The Magic I.D., and Schee. During the course of his career, Christof has performed throughout Europe, Japan, North and South Amercia. He has also been a music curator since the mid 1980's, and in 1999 founded the record label, Charhizma, which has released more than 30 cds."

- (Ken Vandermark Website)

Edition of 150.

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Improvised Music
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Electronic Forms
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Duo Recordings

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Edition of 150.

Label: L'innomable
Catalog ID: LI-KT
Squidco Product Code: 18455

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Slovenia
Packaging: CD in a unique cardstock foldover
Recorded on Radio Student and at Amann Studio in 2012 and 2013.


Christof Kurzmann-lloopp, ppooll

Irena Tomazin-voice, dictaphones

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Track Listing:

1. Ljubljana 18:07

2. Wien 25:28