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Smiley, Andrew / Kate Gentile: Flagrances (Obliquity)

Two New York Improvisers recording at The Pink Forest studio in Brooklyn present 18 succinct, upbeat and distinctive improvisations on drums and electric guitar, from drummer Kate Gentile (Matt Mitchell, Secret People, Gabriel Zucker & The Delegation, Dave Douglas) and guitarist Andrew Smiley (Little Women, Bloor, Chris Pitsiokis Quartet).
 

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Andrew Smiley-guitar

Kate Gentile-drums


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Includes a sticker designed by Smiley & Gentile.

Label: Obliquity
Catalog ID: Obliquity 02
Squidco Product Code: 33481

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold in Plastic Sleeve w/ Sticker
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Two New York Improvisers recording at The Pink Forest studio in Brooklyn present 18 succinct, upbeat and distinctive improvisations on drums and electric guitar, from drummer Kate Gentile (Matt Mitchell, Secret People, Gabriel Zucker & The Delegation, Dave Douglas) and guitarist Andrew Smiley (Little Women, Bloor, Chris Pitsiokis Quartet).


Includes a sticker designed by Smiley & Gentile.

Artist Biographies

Guitarist Andrew Smiley is a member of Little Women, Happy Place, Salo, Horse Torso, Chris Pitsiokos Quartet, and has recorded with Joelle Lurie.

-Squidco 6/12/2024

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"Kate Gentile is a Brooklyn-based drummer and composer interested in forward-thinking creative music, including the synthesis of elements from many kinds of music.

In addition to her quartet with Jeremy Viner, Matt Mitchell and Adam Hopkins on her debut album Mannequins (June 2017, Skirl Records), other projects Kate is a part of include Snark Horse, in which she co-leads and shares compositional duties with pianist Matt Mitchell; Mitchell's projects Phalanx Ambassadors and A Pouting Grimace, Dustin Carlson's septet Air Ceremony, and Davy Lazar's trumpet/drums duo Pluto's Lawyer.

Kate has also worked with Michael Attias, Tim Berne, Anthony Braxton, Cloud Becomes Your Hand, Marty Ehrlich, Michael Formanek, God Is My Co-Pilot, Helado Negro, Chris Speed, Anna Webber, and John Zorn."

-Kate Gentile Website (http://kategentile.com/about.html)
6/12/2024

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Track Listing:



1. ...a Surfeit of Aromas 2:48

2. Fulminate 2:47

3. Slatherings Of Death 1:20

4. Bees In My Brain 1:19

5. Shrinking Games 5:53

6. Emanating That Loose Clue... 2:07

7. Ingrained Deviance 4:09

8. Melting Strands Of Hallucinations 2:36

9. Grousing In Turn 4:16

10. 27 Bird Bones 0:34

11. Conjuring Briefly 1:05

12. Conjuring Briefly 1:31

13. Conjuring Briefly 3:25

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Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Jazz
NY Downtown & Metropolitan Jazz/Improv
Percussion & Drums
Guitarists, &c.
Duo Recordings
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