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Weston, Matt

Embrace This Twilight (DOUBLE VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD)

Weston, Matt: Embrace This Twilight (DOUBLE VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD) (7272music)

Percussionist and electronic artist Matt Weston describes these four tracks as "songs", each demonstrating aspects of his compositional methods — multidimensional graphic scores, implied and aural notation, site-specific structures and frameworks, physical and otherwise — creating immersive and dramatic sonic environments revealing his increasing sophistication as a composer.
 

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Label: 7272music
Catalog ID: #015
Squidco Product Code: 33451

Format: 2 LPs
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: USA
Packaging: Double LP in a Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded by the artist. Mastered by Jason Lescalleet.

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"These new songs reflect the further development of Weston's compositional methods - multidimensional graphic scores, implied and aural notation, site-specific structures and frameworks, physical and otherwise - producing multiple simultaneous immersive narratives and counter-narratives"-7272Music


Artist Biographies

"Matt Weston plays percussion and electronics, and has performed throughout the US and in Europe. He has appeared on CNN, VH1, and CBS TV.

He has studied and/or collaborated with Arthur Brooks, Bill Dixon, Kevin Drumm, Paul Flaherty, Charles Gayle, Milford Graves, Mary Halvorson, Le Quan Ninh, Bob Marsh, Ben Miller (ex-Destroy All Monsters), Roger Miller (Mission of Burma), Jim O'Rourke, William Parker, Ken Vandermark, Jack Wright, and many others.

His work has earned critical praise from such publications as the Wire, the Village Voice, Signal To Noise, Cadence, All About Jazz, Grooves, and Bananafish. His solo works have garnered international acclaim, as have his recordings with Barn Owl, Tizzy, and Thrillpillow.

He has recorded for the Tautology, Sachimay, Breaking World Records, Imvated, Crank Satori, BoxMedia, and Drag City labels. He currently records for his own 7272Music label.

In addition to his solo work, Weston is currently a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V; and Arc Pair with drummer Amanda Kraus.

past performances include:

-Music/Dance Performance Workshop, School of New Dance Development, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (as a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V)

-extended collaboration with the Rotterdam Improvisers Pool (as a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V)

-Three Days In October festival (as a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V), Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the October Revolution in Jazz

-Vision Festival (as a member of the Arthur Brooks Ensemble V)

-Autumn Uprising Festival (as a member of Barn Owl)

-High Zero festival

-XFest

-appearances at the Knitting Factory, NYC; the Riviera Theater, Chicago; O42, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; Washington University, St. Louis

-eleven national tours as a soloist"

-Matt Weston Website (http://www.mattweston.com/mattbio.htm)
2/16/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. The Drunken Dance With The Telegrapher 17:20

SIDE B



1. The Sky Over Petrograd 15:32

SIDE C



1. Halfway To Smearing 10:30

SIDE D



1. Every Day You Will See The Dust 15:04

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