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Rodrigues, Ernesto / Abdul Moimeme / Antez: Magma (Creative Sources)

An eruption of sound from the long-standing collaboration of violist Ernesto Rodrigues and Abdul Moimeme, here on prepared electric guitar, in a trio with unique percussionist Antez, whose intimate relationship with the percussive objects he uses creates a tectonic aural range of explosive flows and deeply churning cymbal vibration, caught live at Lisboa Incomum, in Lisbon.
 

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Ernesto Rodrigues-viola

Abdul Moimeme-prepared electric guitar

Antez-percussion


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UPC: 5609063405477

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs547
Squidco Product Code: 26208

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2018
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded live at Lisboa Incomum, in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 18th, 2018, by Carlos Santos.

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"[...] Magma, on which Moimme & Rodrigues are joined (again) by metallic percussionist Antez in quite an eruption, less about twittering details of counterpoint or perception than an assertive, quasi-singular (& often violent) line of articulation. (In contrast to the post-serial investigations of Sitsa, then, Magma can be heard more as a distillation of heavy metal, perhaps in literal terms....)"-Todd McComb's Jazz Thoughs


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Artist Biographies

"He has been playing the violin for 30 years and in that time has played all genres of music ranging from contemporary music to free jazz and improvised music, live and in the studio.

His main interest shifted towards contemporary improvised and composed music.

The relationship with his instruments is focused in sonic and textural elements.

Electronic music was an early influence on his approach to violin playing, which challenges traditional romantic concepts of the violin/viola through use of preparations and micro tuning.

Active in different settings on the Portuguese scene for free improvised music, both as a collaborator and in leading his own groups.

Music for Dance, Cinema, Video and Performance.

Has created the record label Creative Sources Recordings in 1999, which mainly concentrates on releasing experimental and electro-acoustic music."

-Creative Sources (http://creativesourcesrec.com/creative_artists.html)
12/4/2023

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"Abdul Moimême was born in Lisbon, in 1959, moving at an early age to New Mexico and later to Dublin, Ireland. He began studying the guitar at the age of 11, studying under various private teachers, in Madrid, Spain.

In 1979 he moved to Boston to study architecture, finally completing his degree at the University of Lisbon.

In the 90's he began studying the tenor saxophone with Patrick Brennan. In this period he became actively involved with Lisbon's improvised and alternative rock scenes, performing frequently with the Variable Geometry Orchestra since it's creation in 2003, as well as with various other local projects.

His main musical partners are from Lisbon and Porto, but he has also performed in public concerts with such artists as Gale Brand, George Haslam, Jon Raskin, Ken Filiano, Patrick Brennan, Steve Adams, and Wade Matthews.

In 1999 he started writing about jazz in various Portuguese publications and is currently a permanent collaborator of Jazz.pt magazine, and Publico newspaper, as a critic.

In 2006 he created Freemusic (http://freemusic.podomatic.com), a space exclusively dedicated to the promotion of Portuguese improvised music."

-Creative Sources (http://creativesourcesrec.com/creative_artists.html)
12/4/2023

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"Antez is a percussionist an sound sculptor who explores the sound and the matter by interviewing the physical perception of sound, his relation with the space and the kingdom. He is convinced that the capability of sonore experimentation of acoustic instruments are without limitl. He call his instruments a device, he diverts the objects of their use.

Current Projects: Continuum, performance solo for rubbed percussion. Vacuum: Yann Gourdon hurdy Gurdy, Antez drum or percussion A tizenkét téli nap, Denes Döbrei Dance, Antez percussion Duet with the clarinetist Joris Ruhl. Panta Rhei with the chordeograph Gero koenig. Pequod : Luca Santini, trumpet, Antonio Bertoni, double bass, Federico Robol sax, Massimo Valentinotti, guitar. The Rotating : Cyril Bondi, floortom rotatif, objets. D'incice, floortom rotatif, objets. Antez, percussion Nue Tête with Alexendre Turpin, voice & guitar, Ludovic Turpin, bass & synthe, Antez, drum & oxillator. Les Bouillons de Fréquences, sound installation. Perception & Interpretation, workshop."

-Antez Website (http://www.antez.org/bio.html)
12/4/2023

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Track Listing:



1. Magma 44:16

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Creative Sources
Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
Trio Recordings
Instruments with Preparations
Stringed Instruments
Percussion & Drums

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