Reissuing sonic explorer Peter Cusack's 1977 debut album, blending solo acoustic guitar with environmental sounds while carrying on a casual conversation with the listener, a unique journal for his time in Holland, blending an odd sense of humour with superb playing.
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Catalog ID: BLUME 003LP
Squidco Product Code: 22016
Recorded in Holland between 1975 and 1977 by the artist. Originally issued on vinyl LP on the Bead Label in 1977 as catalog code BEAD 5.
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1. Some Guitar Playing. Parts 1 And 2 12:28
2. Some More Guitar Playing 11:32
1. Maarsseveenseplassen 13:10
2. A Dutch Landscape 5:31
3. About Nice Dutch Improvisatory Music 6:07
4. Recorded Near Tienhoven 2:18
sample the album:
"Peter Cusack's debut long-player from 1977 is a peek into one of the most varied and experimental musical scrapbooks one is likely to hear. Infused with natural sounds and a healthy dose of musical abstraction, this record defies categorization. A solo album of guitar and environmental sounds; a montage filled with montages where references to and resonances of varied, often disparate soundworlds spill in every direction. The music manages to be both blatant and covert at the same time; it's clearly, acutely disjointed and polyvocal yet strangely out of focus in regard to intent. But that's the thing about montages: by having nothing lead causally, conventionally to the next, a radical, imaginary simultaneity occurs; one continues to experience the presence of each previous section (even though they're no longer audible) even as a new one abruptly presents itself -- all this without the actual physical interference that happens with visual collage."-Blume
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