LIVE @ BAMBU
Auricle AMCDR 115/6 153'26" 2CDR DELETED
1. Chris Conway - Theremin 5'21"
2. Alan & Chris 5'51"
3. Simon & Steve 5'35"
4. Chris & Simon 5'22"
5. Alan & Simon 5'55"
6. Chris & Steve 5'42"
7. Alan, Chris, Simon, Steve - A Stronger Snake
8. Endgame - Acoustic CD Trio
9. Simon Styring - Infinite Guitar
10. Jim, Julian, Simon, Alan, Steve - The Agony
And The Ecstasy 16'30"
1. Alan, Simon, Steve, Jim, Julian - Trip
culled from impromptu solos, duos and jams made during two unique
"Improv Electronic" nights at Bambu, Leicester, 18 April & 18
Collated and mixed by Alan Freeman, July/September 2007.
order of appearance...
Chris Conway: Theremin, synthesizers.
Alan Freeman: spring-board, acoustic CD, bells, guitar,
Simon Styring: guitar, guitar-synth.
Steve Freeman: prepared sounds, loops, acoustic CD.
Jim Tetlow: computer, acoustic CD, djembe.
special guest: Julian Broadhurst: djembe.
A nice laid-back comfortable venue, and the ideal place
for improv., at least for a while anyway. This is the final, fourth release
documenting 2007 concerts at the Bambu bar. Culled from two hybrid concerts
of solos, duos, and jams involving 4 or 5 musicians, it amounts to a uniquely
wide-ranging mixture of styles, from the chaotic to the majestic, and on to
thundering mantric space-rock even. The near-on 80 minute opus filling disc 2
actually encompassed some 95 minutes in the concert (the join is overlapped
with a gradual fade, meaning you get most of the opus intact) and should appeal
to those that loved the Scanner Game recordings.
Three other "Live @ Bambu" pieces from the 18
April event can be found on the recent Alto Stratus
release. Also in the series are discs by Triax and Endgame.
The "Impromptu Electronic" concept has also
given birth to the hybrid quartet now known as Escape Route, and
the idea of such events now continues with Quadelectronic.
First edition (quantity not specified) - released ?/?/2007.
Second edition (quantity not specified) - released 21/5/2014.
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