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Cameron, Lisa / Sandy Ewen: See Creatures Too [2 CASSETTES] (Astral Spirits)

From the depths of the deepest electroacoustic sea, the duo of Lisa Cameron on berimbauophone, percussion & devices and Sandy Ewen on guitar & devices release the second of their "Sea Creatures" series: two cassettes of dark aquatic audio, one recorded in the studio and the other during their 2019 Texas tour celebrating the release of the first album.
 

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Lisa Cameron-Berimbauophone, percussion, devices

Sandy Ewen-guitar, devices


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Label: Astral Spirits
Catalog ID: AS148CS
Squidco Product Code: 30267

Format: 2 CASSETTES
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: USA
Packaging: Double Cassette
Recorded in Houston, Texas, in 2019, by Ryan Edwards.

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"Brand new sprawling double cassette document from Lisa Cameron and Sandy Ewen! "Sea Creatures Too" features one tape of newly recording studio tracks and a second tape of live tracks recorded on their Texas tour of 2019 (to celebrate the initial release of "See Creatures"). Almost 2 full hours of evocative soundscapes that expand upon their debut duo release."-Astral Sprits


Artist Biographies

"Lisa Cameron is an Austin, Texas drummer. She was originally born as Dave Cameron, hence the Alias. She is also known as Venison Whirled. She is know for her work with groups Sacrum, Sky City, Squat Thrust, & ST 37."

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/1032009-Lisa-Cameron)
5/15/2024

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"Sandy Ewen was born in Toronto, Canada in 1985, Sandy Ewen received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Since then she has resided in Houston, TX where she pursues musical and visual projects and her architecture license. Ewen has released several albums, including a duo with guitarist Tom Carter, a trio with bassist Damon Smith & drummer Weasel Walter, and a rock album with Austin's Weird Weeds. Ewen's visual work is closely tied to her work in sound; she uses both mediums to explore texture, composition and materials.

Ewen's microcollages, enlarged through projection and digital printing, are an exploration of material and technique. Using a unique process pioneered by the artist, natural materials and polymers are torn, liquefied, scorched, melted, cut, and fused. When enlarged, the microscopic nuances of these manipulations are manifested in exquisite detail. Ewen has presented prints of her work at 14 Pews (2012), Spacetaker/Fresh Arts (2012), Khon's (2013) & Galeria Regina (2014).

As an improviser in both art and music, Ewen sees herself as guiding materials and space rather than executing a preconceived composition. "I like to explore mediums and materials and tease out their essence," says Ewen. "Working with slide projections has focused my eye on the subtitles of natural processes of decay and transformation. Through my work, I am asking questions of the materials rather than dictating answers." "

-Sandy Ewen Website (http://www.sandyewen.com/about/)
5/15/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. Plaidypus 14:58

2. Tigersaur 08:14

3. Bananasaurus Rex 5:54

SIDE B



1. Meerkatstoat 3:37

2. Rhinodactyl 12:40

3. Red Spotted Chimerabee 8:29

4. Giant Kid 4:14

SIDE C



1. Live at Lawndale 1 2019 (Houston) 13:05

2. Live at Lawndale 2 2019 (Houston) 09:10

SIDE D



1. Live at Dobb's (Austin) 2019 25:02

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