Ominous free jazz from the quartet of Boris Hauf (baritone sax), Martin Siewert (guitar), Christian Weber (electric bass) and Steve Heather (drums), thick and tremendously informed improv with a rock-tilted ear toward the sonic aspects of their instruments.
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Catalog ID: shLP01
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Recorded Garrison 7, in Vienna, Austria in 2015 by Martin Siewert.
Boris Hauf-baritone saxophone
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1. Kind Of 7:30
2. Albino Foxtrot Uranus 2:18
3. Heavy Quarters 11:20
1. Diiiiisko 6:43
2. Nog 4:05
3. Finale 5:00
4. PP Remains 6:34
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"Describing music as "deconstructed" tends to suggest a heap of dismembered limbs-a formerly vital organism reduced to its constituent parts. But while The Peeled Eye feels deconstructed, insofar as its amplified improvisations hint at patterns but rarely cohere, its implied motion is in the opposite direction, toward increasing structure. It's as though these four musicians are applying a vast electric current to the primordial ooze of their songs, using their considerable energy to assemble an embryonic precursor of horn-fronted instrumental noise rock."-Philip Montoro, Chicago Reader
Multi-intrumentalist, composer, curator and performer Boris Hauf plays saxophones, flutes, synths, organ, various computer-based applications, percussion, guitar and sings rudimentary. He composes for large and small ensembles, performance artists, film, radio, soloists, video and installation art. He initiated and curated the annual composition festival Chicago Sound Map in Chicago and the Concert Series Playdate in Berlin and lectures at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Hauf tours worldwide in a variety of bands, ensembles as well as in various performative contexts and if Necessary as a solo artist. More than 40 releases. Boris Hauf lives in Berlin, Germany.Current projects include Owl & Mack, Postmarks, his Chicago Sextet Next Delusion,Hauf / Heather / Siewert / Weber.
Steve Heather is a freelance musician (drums, percussion, electronics) and composer, performance and installation maker based in Berlin. Born in Melbourne and of studied percussion / improvisation at the Victoria College of the Arts and Performance Art at The Arts / Amsterdam. Steve Heather's current music projects / bands vary from avant guard, free jazz to noise, drone rock and prog fitness disco include: STIFF LEATHER, TUB, NEW TRAINERS, THE STILL, BOOKLET, MRS CONCEPTION, RUBY, LYSN and Ballroom Blitz. Steve what the co-founder of the Amsterdam based Electo Acoustic Music Series, Kraak Geluiden.
Martin Siewert lives and works in Vienna - since 1996 mainly work in the field acoustic instruments - electronics on the one hand and composition - improvisation on the other. Current projects and bands include:. RADIAN (with Martin Brandlmayr and John Norman), FAKE THE FACTS (with dieb13 and Mats Gustafsson), Trapist (with Joe Williamson and Martin Brandlmayr), HEAVEN AND (with zeitblom, Tony Buck, Steve Heather)
Christian Weber, 1990 discovery of the double bass 1993-96 Studies at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts Graz 1995-98 studies at the Bruckner Conservatory in Linz with Adelhard Roidinger 1998 studies with Ernst Weiss Steiner, Vienna 2000-06 operational and artistic management of the 2000 - Music for Film and Theatre, sound installations in 2001 grant from the City of Zurich; 2004- extensive touring all over the world 2007-13 guest lecturer at the University of Berne 2013- lecturer at the University of Lucerne
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"Multi-intrumentalist, composer, producer and performer Boris Hauf plays saxophones, flutes, synths, organ, various computer-based applications, cymbals, bells, rudimentary guitar and sings. He composes for large and small ensembles, performance artists, film, radio, soloists, video and installation art. More than 40 releases on vinyl, CD, tape and online. He initiated and curated the annual composition festival Chicago Sound Map in Chicago and the concert series Playdate in Berlin and lectures at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Hauf tours worldwide in a variety of bands, ensembles as well as in various performative contexts and if necessary as a solo artist. Current bands include Owl & Mack, Postmarks, Next Delusion, The Peeled Eye. As performer and composer he collaborates closely with Choreographers Christina Ciupke, Martin Nachbar, Karen Christopher and many others with in the performance context. He owns and runs the independent record label shameless and lives in Berlin, Germany."-Boris Hauf Website (http://hauf.klingt.org/bio/)
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"Steve Heather (Composer/Performer/Musician) is a freelance musician (drums, percussion, electronics) and composer, performance and installation maker based in Berlin. Born in Melbourne and studied percussion/improvisation at the Victoria College of the Arts and performance art at Das Arts/Amsterdam.
Steve Heather's current music projects/bands vary from avant guard, free jazz to noise, drone rock and prog fitness disco include: STIFF LEATHER, TUB, NEU TRAINERS, THE STILL, BOOKLET, MRS CONCEPTION, RAFT, SHELTER, THE PEELED EYE and ASHES. Steve was the co founder of the Amsterdam based electo acoustic music series, Kraak Geluiden and is also is the co-founder of the new media/ performance group SXS ENTERPRISE with Siegmar Zacharias and Xander De Boer.
As sound designer, composer and performer, Steve Heather works regularly in the fields of dance, theatre, film new media, performance and has worked with The Netherlands Dance Theatre, Sandra Parker Dance, Scapino Ballet, Ivana Müller, United Sorry and Dansgroep Amsterdam.
He performs regularly at European Festivals with performances, among others, at Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin) Haus Der Berliner Festspiele (Berlin), BRUT (Vienna), Grand Theatre (Gronigen), Sophiensaele (Berlin) and Volksbuhne (Berlin). Steve Heather has undertaken numerous artistic residencies in institutes such as Les Bains (Brussels), sophiensaele (Berlin), Steim (Amsterdam), STUK (Leuven), Grand Theatre (Gronigen), Dance House (Melbourne)."-Soundcloud (https://soundcloud.com/steve-heather)
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