Searchlight Swings b/w Is That Helicopter Over Our House? [7-inch' VINYL]
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Percussionist and electronics artist Matt Weston (Arthur Brooks Ensemble V, Arc Pair) in a 7" release showcasing his playing skills over his own notation systems employing additional dimensions of pre-and post-gestural strategies, using written standard notation and visual cues based on multiple and simultaneous, graphic scores.
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Catalog ID: #10
Squidco Product Code: 25151
Format: 7" Record
Packaging: 7" Record
Recorded by the artist. Mastered by Jason Lescalleet.
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"Matt Weston plays percussion and electronics, and has performed throughout the US and in Europe. He has appeared on CNN, VH1, and CBS TV.
He has studied and/or collaborated with Arthur Brooks, Bill Dixon, Kevin Drumm, Paul Flaherty, Charles Gayle, Milford Graves, Mary Halvorson, Le Quan Ninh, Bob Marsh, Ben Miller (ex-Destroy All Monsters), Roger Miller (Mission of Burma), Jim O'Rourke, William Parker, Ken Vandermark, Jack Wright, and many others.
His work has earned critical praise from such publications as the Wire, the Village Voice, Signal To Noise, Cadence, All About Jazz, Grooves, and Bananafish. His solo works have garnered international acclaim, as have his recordings with Barn Owl, Tizzy, and Thrillpillow.
He has recorded for the Tautology, Sachimay, Breaking World Records, Imvated, Crank Satori, BoxMedia, and Drag City labels. He currently records for his own 7272Music label.
In addition to his solo work, Weston is currently a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V; and Arc Pair with drummer Amanda Kraus.
past performances include:
-Music/Dance Performance Workshop, School of New Dance Development, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (as a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V)
-extended collaboration with the Rotterdam Improvisers Pool (as a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V)
-Three Days In October festival (as a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V), Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the October Revolution in Jazz
-Vision Festival (as a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V)
-Autumn Uprising Festival (as a member of Barn Owl)
-High Zero festival
-appearances at the Knitting Factory, NYC; the Riviera Theater, Chicago; O42, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; Washington University, St. Louis
-eleven national tours as a soloist"-Matt Weston Website (http://www.mattweston.com/mattbio.htm)
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01. Searchlight Swings
01. Is That Helicopter Over Our House?
sample the album:
"These new compositions from Weston reflect the continuing development of his systems of site-specific notation, and the incorporation of electronic and acoustic instrumentation. His notation systems employ additional dimensions of pre-and post-gestural strategies; written standard notation; an visual cues based on multiple, and simultaneous, graphic scores"-7272music
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