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Brainhack Musicbox (Bobrytsky / Lisovsky / Boldenko): Brownarium (Brainhack Musicbox)

Each track named after a mythical Scottish character, the Ukrainian trio of Stanislav Bobrytsky on modular synth, Pavlo Lisovsky on tenor saxophone and Anton Boldenko on viola create a music merging free jazz principles with modular synthetic drone, creating an orchestral sound that still elucidates the detail of their uniquely orchestrated, rich sonic explorations.
 

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Stanislav Bobrytskyy-modular

Pavlo Lisovsky-tenor saxophone

Anton Boldenko-viola


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Label: Brainhack Musicbox
Catalog ID: None
Squidco Product Code: 31011

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: Ukraine
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at Happy Records Studio in Kyiv, Ukraine, in 2018, by Dmytro Ostroushko.

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"Brownarium is the drone, noise and free-jazz music recorded in 2018 as a studio improvisation. The idea was to make a eurorack-sax-viola trio sound like a small harsh orchestra without falling into a wall-of-sound paradigm.

Rooted in free music practices and heavily influenced by sound of early electronic composers, it's all not exclusively about playing with massive sound clouds or sonic spectrum explorations. Brownarium is highly dramatic and expressive music which is rather intuitive than logical.

The album art is a pun intended with reference to the 'brown note' as a metaphor of drone: the cover picture is a chocolate brownie handcrafted and photographed by designer Lena Vnetlena, and tracks are named after the Scottish brownies."-Brownarium


Artist Biographies

Pavlo Lisovsky aka Pavel Lisovsky, is a Ukranian saxophonist known for the groups Brainhack Brownarium and Paranoise Crew. He also frequently guests with the band Cthulhu Rise.

-Squidco 4/10/2024

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Anton Boldenko is a Ukranian violist known for the groups Brainhack Musicbox, Supremus, and SЮR BAND.

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/6098716-Anton-Boldenko)
4/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Brunaidh 6:58

2. Wag-at-the-Wa 24:19

3. Gruagach 5:49

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Improvised Music
Jazz
Free Improvisation
Electro-Acoustic
Electro-Acoustic Improv
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
Trio Recordings

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