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Davies, Rhodri

Pedwar [BOX SET, 4 LPs + INSERTS]

Davies, Rhodri: Pedwar  [BOX SET, 4 LPs + INSERTS] (Alt.Vinyl)

Improvising harpist Rhodri Davies in a solo career retrospective box set with 4 LPs (+ download codes) in screenprinted heavy card sleeves with artwork by Jean Luc Guionnet, plus curated flyers, posters, a booklet written by Rhodri Davies, an essay by David Toop, &c. &c.

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Limited edition of 250 copies. Download code for all 4 LPs.

Label: Alt.Vinyl
Catalog ID: av058x
Squidco Product Code: 20609

Format: 4 LPs
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: LP Box Set


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Artist Biographies:

"Rhodri Davies was born in 1971 in Aberystwyth, Wales and now lives in Gateshead in the northeast of England.

He plays harp, electric harp, live-electronics and builds wind, water, ice and fire harp installations. He has released four solo albums: Trem, Over Shadows, Wound Response and An Air Swept Clean of All Distance.

His regular groups include: a duo with John Butcher, Common Objects, HEN OGLEDD: Dawson - Davies, a trio with David Toop and Lee Patterson, Cranc, The Sealed Knot and a trio with John Tilbury and Michael Duch.

In 2008 he collaborated with the visual artist Gustav Metzger on 'Self-cancellation', a large-scale audio-visual collaboration in London and Glasgow.

New pieces for solo harp have been composed for him by: Eliane Radigue, Phill Niblock, Christian Wolff, Ben Patterson, Alison Knowles, Mieko Shiomi and Yasunao Tone.

In 2012 he was the recipient of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grants to Artists Award."

-Rhodri Davies Website (

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track listing:


1. Cresis 8:42

2. Undur 5:15

3. Trem 8:30


1. Beres 6:14

2. Plosif 3:07

3. Berant 5:55

4. Atam 3:38


1. Over Shadows Part One


1. Over Shadows Part Two


1. Everything At Each Moment 3:17

2. Questions Of Middle Distance 4:17

3. The Concentric Blaze 2:59

4. A Parallel Or Mirroring Space 6:21

5. Here The Sun Does Not Enter 2:48


1. 'Pivotal' Object 2:34

2. Only Compromises Were Arrived At In The End 2:07

3. Closed Horizontal Illumined 2:17

4. The Convergence Of How We Got There 6:50

5. Fulfilment Of The Event 4:17


1. Soaked RuinsOf A Raft 2:38

2. In Distortion-Free Mirrors 3:00

3. The Rule Was Corroborated In Non-Ordinary Reality 3:02

4. Each Clear And Sudden Drop Is Itself 3:56

5. Recapitulation Of 1:12

6. Making Anything Perishable That Can Die 1:46

7. Continues, Placement 3:25


1. Fingers Pluck Played On By 1:50

2. A Cut Circle Orbit Becoming A Virtual Universe 3:40

3. The End Of Now 2:18

4. Outward Radiating Against 2:14

5. Each Annulling The Next... 3:14

6. Wet Thru Mines Stone 2:32

7. On The Outer Reach Of The Unending 4:52
descriptions, reviews, &c.

"Definitive solo career retrospective of this seminal improvisational harpist. Records housed in hand screenprinted heavy card sleeves with commissioned artwork by Jean Luc Guionnet. Includes curated flyers, posters etc of key gig & festival appearances, risograph printed musical score, a booklet written by Rhodri Davies, an essay by David Toop, download audio of all 4 albums, qll housed in custom made card archive box hand numbered by the artist."-alt.vinyl

Limited edition of 250 copies. Download code for all 4 LPs.
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