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Pisaro, Michael / Toshiya Tsunoda: Crosshatches [2 CDs] (erstwhile)

Composer Michael Pisaro-Liu teams up with Toshiya Tsunoda for an 85 minute work in 8 sections developed over 14 months, a profound saga of subtle lowercase interactions using electronics and field recordings.
 

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Michael Pisaro-Liu-Liu

Toshiya Tsunoda


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Label: erstwhile
Catalog ID: 066-2
Squidco Product Code: 16429

Format: 2 CDs
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: USA
Packaging: 2 CDs in a digipak

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"Crosshatches is Michael Pisaro-Liu's second release for Erstwhile after 2010's 2 seconds/b minor/wave, and the Erstwhile debut for a long-time favorite musician of the label, Toshiya Tsunoda. Crosshatches was composed, recorded and assembled by Tsunoda and Pisaro over a period of 14 months, as a single 85 minute work in eight sections."-erstwhile records


Artist Biographies

"Toshiya Tsunoda (Kanagawa, 1964) is a sound creator known for works of field recording and collage. He studied oil painting at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, where he received his MFA. Aside from his work as a sound creator, he is also known for his wide-ranging activities as an installation artist and performer. By using small or contact microphones to produce his field recordings, Tsunoda's sound works capture the acoustic characteristics of spaces with dazzling clarity. These works show the ways in which particular vibrational phenomena shape the subjective experience of time and space. His exhibitions include "Soundings: A Contemporary Score" with Luke Fowler, MoMA, New York (2013), "Simple Interactions Sound Art from Japan," Museet For Samtids Kunst, Denmark (2011), Yokohama Triennale with Luke Fowler, Yokohama (2008) and "Half Life," Kilmartin Glen, Argyll, Scotland (2007). Tsunoda has also performed at Inverleith House, Edinburgh (2012) and Stuk Arts Centre, Leuven, Belgium (2010)."

-Toshiya Tsunoda Website (http://toshiya-tsunoda.blogspot.com/)
2/21/2024

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Track Listing:



CD 1

1. Track 01 18:00

2. Track 02 6:26

3. Track 03 5:40

4. Track 04 14:40

CD 2

1. Track 01 9:31

2. Track 02 11:47

3. Track 03 4:00

4. Track 04 15:10

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