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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.
 

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields
Akra Kampoj

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj (New Atlantis)

Label: New Atlantis    
Released in: USA    


"The latest offering from the vanguard guitar duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields! Where previous outings for Clean Feed and NEOS found the duo wrangling complex timbres and tonalities from acoustic instruments, Akra Kampoj is a marked departure. Here, the guitarists coax a mystifying range of dynamic, angular tones and textures from largely unprocessed electric guitars.

These massively influential, pioneering avant-guitar virtuosos ably blur the lines between free improvisation and new music composition. Sharp and Fields conjure sympathetically an unparalleled range of transcendental squall, pantonal skronk, and blissful harmonic abstractions, in equal measure. Compositional duties are divided roughly evenly between the pair. The skillfully crafted frameworks imbue a sense of kinetic motion and order to the improvisations, balanced by the entropic, technical abundance displayed by both guitarists.

Recorded by Elliott Sharp in his NYC-based Studio ZOAR, Akra Kampoj boasts unhinged, blistering guitar work, executed with expert precision by massively influential, longtime veterans of the avant-garde underground."-New Atlantis






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Product Information:

UPC: 616892255949

Label: New Atlantis
Catalog ID: NA-CD-022 CD
Squidco Product Code: 20974

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: USA
Recorded in Studio ZOAR, in New York City, NY in July, 2014 by Elliot Sharp.

Personnel:

Scott Fields-electric guitar

Elliot Sharp-electric guitar

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Track Listing:

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2. The Carrington Event 7:44

3. Pingo 9:01

4. Oinkment 4:17

5. Judas Goats 5:47

6. Denisova Stomp 9:45

7. Moinked 6:10

8. Transester 4:29