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Osborne, Brian: Decorous Novelties (Heat Retention Records)

Using metal, glass, wood, and plastic, percussionist Brian Osborne (The Gate, Hatchers) offers twelve tracks of interweaving layers of simplicity and complexity, clarity and haze, many pieces initiating with deceptive simplicity and insinuating themselves in unique ways, all performed live in the studio and presented with no overdubs or affects.
 

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It's an edition of 300, in a Digipak style case.

Label: Heat Retention Records
Catalog ID: HRR 041
Squidco Product Code: 28244

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2019
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded on September 12, 2018, by the artist.

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"Brian Osborne is a percussionist, sound artist, and educator who moved to Philadelphia in 2015 after more than a decade of active participation in New York City's creative music scene. In NY Osborne studied for several years under percussionist and free jazz legend, Milford Graves. Brian currently performs across the US and Europe with the electronics/drums duo- Hatchers; Dan Peck's tuba-fronted doom improv trio- The Gate; and as a duo with guitarist, Nick Millevoi. Brian has played with Robert Beatty, Daniel Carter, Tim Dahl, Peter Evans, Paul Flaherty, Tamio Shiraishi, Nate Wooley, George Steeltoe Ensemble, Blastocyst, Wretched Worst, Paper Legs, and more. Osborne can be heard on over twenty released recordings to date."-Heat Retention Records


It's an edition of 300, in a Digipak style case.

Artist Biographies

"Percussionist/Sound Artist, Brian Osborne currently plays with the tuba fronted doom improv trio The Gate, the electronics and drums duo, Hatchers, as well as with a Duo with guitarist, Nick Millevoi. After spending his youth covering punk bands in basements and playing in Orchestra at school, Brian went on to obtain a BM in Percussion Performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts. While there and drumming in the avant rock band Rompecabeza, Brian became interested in improvised/free music. In 2001, after spending a few years split between New York City and Lexington, KY, Brian settled in Brooklyn, began studying with Milford Graves, and performing Javanese Gamelan Music through the Indonesian Consulate. Brian started Heat Retention Records in 2003 which has 38 releases to date. Brian has played with Michael Barker, Robert Beatty, Tom Blancarte, Daniel Carter, Tim Dahl, Peter Evans, Paul Flaherty, Frode Gjerstad, Michael Thomas Jackson, Oliver Lake, Joe McPhee, Nick Millevoi, Dan Peck, Kevin Shea, Tamio Shiraishi, Jeffrey Shurdut, Panagiotis Spoulos, Nate Wooley, Spencer Yeh, George Steeltoe Ensemble, Wretched Worst, Sharks with Wings, Blastocyst, Paper Legs, Reverse Mouth, Dosdedos and more."

-Heat Retention Records (http://www.heatretentionrecords.com/index.php?/artists/brian-osborne/)
4/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. A Rock For The Hoarder Of The Sun 4:09

2. Rona's Sharp Barb 3:32

3. More Than Half, Less Than Full 3:17

4. Stars Spark Eyes 2:29

5. Along Comes Lono 2:19

6. Welcoming Clover 5:11

7. Restoring Agency 2:33

8. Exhausted Quietude Process 2:06

9. Drinking To A Full Bloody Scene 8:12

10. For Gentle Machines 4:15

11. A Bunch Of Animals 5:54

12. Something Of Yours Not Here 6:29

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Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Percussion & Drums
Solo Artist Recordings
NY Downtown & Metropolitan Jazz/Improv

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