The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2017, Squidco LLC


Gustafsson, Mats w/ John Russell & Phil Minton: a duo(s) [VINYL] (Bocian)


Multi-reedist Mats Gustafsson explores unique environments in improvised music with two duos performed live at Cafe OTO, one duo per side, the first with free vocalist Phil Minton for understated gargling and instrumental aberrations; the second with guitarist John Russell.
 

Price: $16.95

Quantity:
In Stock


Shipping Weight: 16.00 units

Quantity in Basket: None

Log In to use our Wish List
product information:


Label: Bocian
Catalog ID: bc lo
Squidco Product Code: 20361

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: Poland
Packaging: LP
Recorded at Cafe Oto, in London, England, on April 16th, 2014 by Shane Browne.


Personnel:

Mats Gustafsson-reeds

John Russel-guitar

Phil Minton-voice

Highlight an artist name or instrument above
and click here to Search
track listing:


SIDE A



1. We Eat Quietly (Together)

SIDE B



1. I Amazed My Friends (In Silence)





Related Categories of Interest:


Vinyl Recordings
Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
London & UK Free Improvisation Scene
Trio Recordings
Paal Nilssen-Love
Unusual Vocal Forms
Recordings by or featuring Reed & Wind Players
Guitarists, &c.
New in Improvised Music

sample the album:








descriptions, reviews, &c.

Multi-reedist Mats Gustafsson explores unique environments in improvised music with two duo, one on each side of this Bocian release. The first side is with free vocalist Phil Minton, where Gustafsson weaves reeds pops, scrabbly playing and instrument sounds in a bizarre tapestry with Mintons gargling, strange utterances, and otherwise indescribable vocals sounds. The conversation is surprisingly reserved but constantly in motion, making for an extremely strange, sometimes moody, but always satisfying dialog.

The second side is with UK free improvising guitarist John Russel, and is quite different than the first side. Russell plays in the Bailey school of free improvisation, and his abstracted playing is the perfect foil to Gustafsson's extended techniques and unusual utterances. With unexpected twists and turns the active listener is rewarded with playful and subtle interactions that alternately surprise and settle, resolving in captivating ways.


Artist Biographies:
"Born 1964 in Umeå, Northern Sweden.Saxplayer, improviser and composer. Solo artist and international tours and projects with a.o. Sonic Youth, Merzbow, Jim O´Rourke, Barry Guy, Otomo Yoshihide, Yoshimi, Ken Vandermark and in working groups The Thing, FIRE!, Gush, Boots Brown, Swedish Azz and Fake (the facts). Large ensemble work with Barry Guy New Orchestra,FIRE! Orchestra and the NU - ensemble.over 1800 concerts and over 200 record productions in Europe, Australia, Africa, North & South America and Asia.Collaborations with contemporary dance, theater, art, poetry as well as projects with noise, electronica, contemporary rock and free jazz.Discaholic - running the discaholic corner website.Producer of international festivals and concert tours as well as work with own record labels Slottet, OlofBright Editions and Blue Tower Records."-Mats Gustafsson Website (http://matsgus.com/archives/category/bio)
4/25/2017

"John Russell got his first guitar in 1965 while living in Kent and began to play in and around London from 1971 onwards. An early involvement with the emerging free improvisation scene (from 1972) followed, seeing him play in such places as The Little Theatre Club, Ronnie Scott's, The Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Musicians' Co-Op and the London Musicians' Collective. From 1974 his work extended into teaching, broadcasts (radio and television) and touring in the United Kingdom and, ever extensively, in other countries around the world . He has played with many of the world's leading improvisers and his work can be heard on over 50 CDs and albums. In 1981, he founded QUAQUA, a large bank of improvisers put together in different combinations for specific projects and, in 1991, he started MOPOMOSO which has become the UK's longest running concert series featuring mainly improvised music."

-John Russell Website (http://www.john-russell.co.uk/biography/)
4/25/2017

Other Releases With These Artists:
Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall
A Map of Guilt [VINYL]
(Bocian)
Mats Gustafsson / Craig Taborn
Ljubljana [VINYL]
(Clean Feed)
Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor
Live From Cafe Oto
(FMR)
Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson
Falling And Five Other Failings
(Trost Records)
Parker, Evan / Pat Thomas / John Russell / John Edwards / Alex Ward / Alison Blunt / Benedict Taylor / David Leahy / Kay Grant
Mopomoso Tour 2013 | Making Rooms [4 CD BOX SET]
(Weekertoft)
Spontaneous Music Orchestra
Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Fire! Orchestra
Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]
(Rune Grammofon)
Fire! Orchestra
Ritual
(Rune Grammofon)
Slobber Pup
Pole Axe [VINYL]
(Rarenoise Records)
Gustafsson, Mats
Piano Mating [VINYL]
(Blue Tapes and X-Ray Records)
Fire!
She Sleeps, She Sleeps
(Rune Grammofon)
Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo
Melt [VINYL]
(Trost Records)
Thing, The
Shake [VINYL 2 LPs]
(The Thing Records)
Russell, John (with Phil Minton, Thurston Moore, Evan Parker, &c.)
With...
(Emanem)
Russell, John / Phil Durrant / John Butcher
Conceits (1987/1992)
(Emanem)
Thing, The
Garage [VINYL]
(The Thing Records)
Gustafsson / Oehlan
Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL]
(Trost Records)
Fire! Orchestra
Enter
(Rune Grammofon)
Gustafsson, Mats / Lasse Marhaug
The Oslo Tapes [VINYL 12"]
(Bocian)
Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson
Sin Gas [Vinyl]
(Bocian)
Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson
Sin Gas [CD]
(Bocian)
Rutherford, Paul
Chicago 2002
(Emanem)
Butcher, John / Phil Durrant / John Russell
The Scenic Route
(Emanem)
Burn / Coxhill / Edwards / Minton / Russell
Mopomoso Solos 2002
(Emanem)
Various Artists
The All Angels Concerts [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City 2002 - small groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City 2001 - small groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Moore, Thurston & Mats Gustafsson
Vi Ar Alla Guds Slavar [VINYL]
(Otoroku)
Thing, The
Boot!
(The Thing Records)
Fire!
Without Noticing
(Rune Grammofon)
DKV Trio + Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Pupillo
Schl8hof [VINYL]
(Trost Records)
Dieb13 / Gustafsson / Siewert
(Fake) The Facts [VINYL 7-inch]
(Trost Records)
Fire! Orchestra
Exit!
(Rune Grammofon)
Cherry, Neneh & The Thing
Cherry Thing Remixes
(Smalltown Supersound)
Fire! with Oren Ambarchi
In The Mouth - A Hand
(Rune Grammofon)
Sonore
OTO
(Trost Records)
Marzan, Pascal & John Russell
Translations
(Emanem)
Fire! With Jim O'Rourke
Unreleased?
(Rune Grammofon)
Various Artists
Klingt.org: 10 Jahre Bessere Farben [2 CDs]
(Mikroton Recordings)
Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner)
Goodbye Silence
(FMR)
Otherways & Free Space
Life Amid the Artefacts
(Emanem)
Todd / Solomon / Russell / Coombes / Beresford
Teatime
(Emanem)
Gustafsson, Mats
Needs! [VINYL]
(Dancing Wayang)
Fond of Tigers
Continent & Western
(Drip Audio)
Russell, John
Hyste
(psi)
Altenburger, Martine & John Russell
Duet
(Another Timbre)
Sonore (Gustafsson / Vandermark / Brotzmann)
Only The Devil Has No Dreams
(Jazzwerkstatt)
Fire!
You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago [CD]
(Rune Grammofon)
Gustafsson, Mats / Yoshimi
Words on the Floor
(Smalltown Superjazzz)
Russell, John
Analekta
(Emanem)
ONJQ: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra
ONJQ Live in Lisbon
(Clean Feed)
Parker Octet, Evan
Crossing the River
(psi)
Butcher / Durrant / Lovens /Malfatti / Russell
News From the Shed
(Emanem)
Gustafsson, Mats
Catapult (baritone sax solo)
(Doubtmusic)
ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra
ONJO
(Doubtmusic)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City 2004 - small groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Russell, John / Volker, Ute / Werchowski, Mathieu
Three Planets
(Emanem)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City Festival 2003 - Small Groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter
Signs
(Okka)
Gregorio, Guillermo / Gustafsson, Mats / Nordeson, Kjell
Background Music
(Hatology)
Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall
A Map of Guilt [VINYL]
(Bocian)
Mats Gustafsson / Craig Taborn
Ljubljana [VINYL]
(Clean Feed)
Ensemble Phoenix Basel & Jerome Noetinger
Les Voix De L'Invisible [VINYL]
(Bocian)
Fire! Orchestra
Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]
(Rune Grammofon)
Slobber Pup
Pole Axe [VINYL]
(Rarenoise Records)
Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo
Melt [VINYL]
(Trost Records)
Lacerda / Manso / Nilssen-Love / Zenicola
Bota Fogo [VINYL]
(Bocian Records 2014/QTV/PNL)
Gustafsson, Mats / Lasse Marhaug
The Oslo Tapes [VINYL 12"]
(Bocian)
Ballister (Rempis / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love)
Both Ends [VINYL]
(Bocian)
Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson
Sin Gas [Vinyl]
(Bocian)
Moore, Thurston & Mats Gustafsson
Vi Ar Alla Guds Slavar [VINYL]
(Otoroku)
DKV Trio + Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Pupillo
Schl8hof [VINYL]
(Trost Records)
Gustafsson, Mats
Needs! [VINYL]
(Dancing Wayang)
Morris, Joe
Shock Axis
(Relative Pitch)
Fennesz, Christian / Jim O'Rourke
It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry [VINYL]
(Editions Mego)
Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi
I Wonder If You Noticed... [VINYL 2 LPs]
(Black Truffle)
Ratkje, Maja S. K.
Crepuscular Hour [VINYL 2LP / CD /DVD]
(Rune Grammofon)
Scodanibbio, Stefano
Incontri & Reuniones
(Angelica)
Nakamura, Toshimaru / Martin Taxt
Pan On Fire
(Monotype)
Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet
Busman's Holiday
(erstwhile)
Sikorski, Tomasz / Julius Eastman
Unchained
(Bolt)
Glowicka
Seven Sonnets
(Bolt)
Evans, Peter / Tim Dahl / Mike Pride
Pulverize The Sound
(Relative Pitch)
Guionnet, Jean-Luc
Non-Organic Bias [2 CDs]
(Herbal International)
Newton, Jamie
Tone Wheel
(3acreTract(s))
Allbee, Liz / Burkhard Beins
Mensch Mensch Mensch [VINYL]
(Alt.Vinyl)
Mattin
Songbook #5 [VINYL]
(Disembraining Machine )
Rasmussen, Mette / Chris Corsano Duo
All The Ghosts At Once
(Relative Pitch)
Roberts, Matana
Always
(Relative Pitch)
Circulasione Totale Orchestra
Enten Eller
(Circulasione)
Forsyth, Chris / Nate Wooley
Third [VINYL]
(Rekem Records)
Impulsive Machinations (Thollem McDonas + Sara Lund)
Conformity Contortion
(New Atlantis)
Nelson, Matt
Lower Bottoms [VINYL]
(Tubapede)
Mostly Other People Do The Killing
Blue
(Hot Cup Records)
Gate, The (feat Tim Dahl / Nate Wooley)
Stench [VINYL]
(Smeraldina-Rima)
L'Ensemble Volta
Les Nuages de Magellan
(Recommended Records)
GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee)
Combines [VINYL]
(Tour de Bras)
Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder
Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs]
(NoBusiness)
Schlippenbach, Alexander Von
The Living Music [VINYL]
(Cien Fuegos)
Wooley, Nate & MIVOS Quartet
Atemwende
(Ignoring Gravity Music)
Moondoc, Jemeel / Connie Crothers
Two
(Relative Pitch)
Recommended & Related Releases:
Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor
Live From Cafe Oto
(FMR)
Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson
Falling And Five Other Failings
(Trost Records)
Parker, Evan / Pat Thomas / John Russell / John Edwards / Alex Ward / Alison Blunt / Benedict Taylor / David Leahy / Kay Grant
Mopomoso Tour 2013 | Making Rooms [4 CD BOX SET]
(Weekertoft)
Spontaneous Music Orchestra
Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Fire! Orchestra
Ritual
(Rune Grammofon)
Gustafsson, Mats
Piano Mating [VINYL]
(Blue Tapes and X-Ray Records)
Fire!
She Sleeps, She Sleeps
(Rune Grammofon)
Thing, The
Shake [VINYL 2 LPs]
(The Thing Records)
Russell, John (with Phil Minton, Thurston Moore, Evan Parker, &c.)
With...
(Emanem)
Russell, John / Phil Durrant / John Butcher
Conceits (1987/1992)
(Emanem)
Thing, The
Garage [VINYL]
(The Thing Records)
Gustafsson / Oehlan
Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL]
(Trost Records)
Fire! Orchestra
Enter
(Rune Grammofon)
Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson
Sin Gas [CD]
(Bocian)
Rutherford, Paul
Chicago 2002
(Emanem)
Butcher, John / Phil Durrant / John Russell
The Scenic Route
(Emanem)
Burn / Coxhill / Edwards / Minton / Russell
Mopomoso Solos 2002
(Emanem)
Various Artists
The All Angels Concerts [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City 2002 - small groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Various Artists
Freedom of the City 2001 - small groups [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Thing, The
Boot!
(The Thing Records)
Fire!
Without Noticing
(Rune Grammofon)
Dieb13 / Gustafsson / Siewert
(Fake) The Facts [VINYL 7-inch]
(Trost Records)
Fire! Orchestra
Exit!
(Rune Grammofon)
Cherry, Neneh & The Thing
Cherry Thing Remixes
(Smalltown Supersound)
Fire! with Oren Ambarchi
In The Mouth - A Hand
(Rune Grammofon)

Search for other titles on the Bocian label.