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Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell: Sleep It Off (1999-2001) (Emanem)

Twelve short improvised pieces by Mike Adcock on a variety of different instruments that were recorded over a three year period.
 

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Mike Adcock-prepared piano, accordion, harmonica, Indian harmonium, Tunisian reed pipe, sansa, bird warbler, stones

Clive Bell-shakuachi, Akha khene, Thai khene, pi saw, harmonica, stereo goathorns, bird call


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UPC: 5030243407729

Label: Emanem
Catalog ID: 4077
Squidco Product Code: 18334

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2002
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel tray, not sealed.
Recorded by Mike Adcock in May 1999, November 200, and January 2001.

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"12 succinct improvisations by Adcock on prepared piano, accordion, harmonica, Indian harmonium, Tunisian reed pipe, sansa, bird warbler & stones, and Bell on shakuhachi, Akha khene, Thai khene, pi saw, harmonica, stereo goathorns & bird call."-Emanem


Artist Biographies

"Clive Bell studied the shakuhachi (Japanese flute) in Tokyo, and the khene (Lao mouthorgan) in Laos and Thailand. In 2005 he took part in the British Council Beijing project 'Sound & the City' alongside Brian Eno, David Toop and Peter Cusack. Recently he has worked with Okeanos (contemporary music group), Jah Wobble, Karl Jenkins, Complicite Theatre, Sylvia Hallett, David Ross, dance music producer David Harrow, jazz pianist Taeko Kunishima, and the BBC Singers.

He has played on the majority of Jah Wobble's recent albums, plus records by David Toop, Frank Chickens, Paul Schutze, Jeff Beck, Bill Laswell, Karl Jenkins, Taeko Kunishima and Philip Clemo. He has composed music for theatre shows by Complicite, Kazuko Hohki, the Whalley Range All Stars and IOU. Clive Bell's solo shakuhachi CD is on the ARC label and was reissued in 2005. Three recent duo albums are Sleep It Off (with Mike Adcock), The Geographes (with Sylvia Hallett) and Mystery Lights (with David Ross). He writes for The Wire magazine."

-Faster Than Sound (http://www.fasterthansound.com/clive-bell/)
2/21/2024

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Track Listing:



1. We Open Early 3:02

2. Infanta 5:02

3. Marooned In Red 3:02

4. Near The Airport 2:18

5. Real Lakes 7:56

6. Shuffle And Deal 1:30

7. Rural Roulette 2:56

8. Sketches For A Frenzied Whirling 7:25

9. Holy Appetite 4:07

10. Azure For Beginners 7:16

11. Lullaby For Young Owls 5:23

12. No More Cancan 6:31

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Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
London & UK Improv & Related Scenes
Duo Recordings
EMANEM & psi
Instruments with Preparations

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