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Knott, Dave

Making Fire With Frogs [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Knott, Dave: Making Fire With Frogs [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] (All The Wow & Twice The Flutter )

Sound artist and electroacoustic improviser Dave Knott (aka Vague Johnson) presenting compositions created from the sounds of frogs, toads, insects, periodic sounds of fire and snapping branches; "a microphone attached to a reed brings the listener to the water's edge of these swampy sounds"; an album to transform your dull room into a swampy wonderland.

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Label: All The Wow & Twice The Flutter
Catalog ID: PHONOG1
Squidco Product Code: 32598

Condition: Sale (New)
Released: 2017
Country: USA
Packaging: Cassette
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"Dave Knott (aka Vague Johnson) is a performer of Solo and group electro and/or acoustic improvisation & composition using natural & artificial materials, original instruments (including but not limited to stringboards) and guitar with such groups as Animist Orchestra, Greasy, No Clocks No Clues, Anomalous Records Thursday Nights above the Artificial Limb Company, Messenger Girls Trio, Ready Made Ensemble, Metaphonic Orchestra, and inscrutable-d.

Dave has particular interests in timbre, listening practice, the tension between utility and aesthetics of music & forms yielded from explorations of instability.Dave provides music therapy services to infants, children and teens at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and to adults with life threatening illnesses and injuries at the Bailey-Boushay House in Seattle. He has been a member of groups Animist Orchestra, Eye Music, Greasy, Messenger Girls Trio, Omake & Johnson, Warsaw (1921) "

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1. Making Fire With Frogs 18:58


1. Making Fire With Frogs 18:59
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"Frogs, toads, insects, periodic sounds of fire and snapping branchesa microphone attached to a reed brings the listener to the water's edge of these swampy sounds.

click click click click
ratchet ratchet ratchet ratchet
brrrrop brrrrrrrrrop brrrrOp brrrrrAAAAAHp
etc. . ."

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