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Two 2015 recordings at Exploratorium in Berlin, 2015 from the long-running project The Sealed Knot of percussionist Burkhard Beins, harpist Rhodri Davies, and double bassist Mark Wastell, in a dynamic set of percussive invocations and detailed sound work of unusual technique.

Sealed Knot, The
Trembling Shade

Sealed Knot, The : Trembling Shade (Confront)

Label: Confront    
Released in: Great Britain    

"Berlin is truly the spiritual home of The Sealed Knot - with the trio having played there numerous times since it's debut in the city at Ramschift Zitrone in 2002. In more recent times we've been lucky enough to have had the opportunity to perform at regular yearly intervals, the most recent of which is the concert captured on this recording from Exploratorium in March 2015. Many thanks to Matthias Schwabe for the invitation."-Confront

"These are collaborative sound makers, loosely in the tradition of AMM or David Tudor's realisations of John Cage, forging music through whatever means meet the needs of the moment. While electronic music is an influence, it's the joint involvement with the tactile demands of objects and instruments that gives this music it's urgency."- Will Montgomery, The Wire

"Impulses seem crucial to the trio's ideas in their limited environment, and their music materializes so freely. The air is filled with deceptively organized patterns and it becomes a nagging wonder that these performances weren't preconceived at all. It is a brilliant work that exemplifies what we have come to know as contemporary minimalism."- Alan Jones, Bagatellen

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Label: Confront
Catalog ID: ccs 63
Squidco Product Code: 22079

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: CD in a tin case
Recorded live at Exploratorium, in Berlin, Germany, on March 19th, 2015, by Johannes von Wrochem.


Burkhard Beins-percussion

Rhodri Davies-harp

Mark Wastell-double bass

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Track Listing:

1. Trembling 26:36

2. Shade 31:59

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