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WATSON, DAVID - Fingering an Idea

Format: do-CD
Label & Cat.Number: Experimental Intermedia XI132
Release Year: 2007
Note: genius bagpipe-drones !
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €15.00


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Die perfekte Platte fr den "Drone-Nerd" (wir zhlen uns brigens auch dazu) - ein Album mit experimentellen Dudelsack-Drones!!
Obwohl der Dudelsack eines DER Drone-Instrumente par excellence ist, wird er im "experimentellen" Bereichen nur ussert selten eingesetzt. Der Australier DAVID WATSON aber kreiert hier auf verschiedene komplexe Arten wunderbare Dudelsack-Drones, z.T. mit einem ganzen Ensemble live aufgenommen, so entstehen acht verschiedene "Movements" auf CD 1, polyphon & obertonreich. In verschiedensten Harmonie- und Obertonvariationen bewegen sich die hyper-organisch klingenden Dudelscke, manchmal sehr dynamisch & schillernd, dann mit Entwicklungen die an HAFLER TRIO's Drone-Werke denken lassen.... unsere besondere Empfehlung!
Auf der CD 2 als Bonus etwas ganz anderes, nmlich Kompositionen fr elektrische & akustische Gitarre, hier werden alte Cassetten-Aufnahmen von 1987 mit zustzlichen Tunes versehen...

"Whoever David Watson is doesn't become very clear. But he's from Australia and it seems that his two prime instruments, well at least covered on this release is bagpipes and guitar. Both have a single CD at their disposal here, and the result is quite different. 'Dexter' is the first disc and it has the bagpipes. It's been a while since I last heard that instrument, probably on a Nocturnal Emissions disc, but if you think of it, it's the perfect instrument to play drone music on. There are three recordings here, blending together in a natural way. There is an ensemble piece, a multi-tracked solo piece and one with recorded material going through an eight-channel MSP patch. Cut into eight pieces this is wonderful drone music, slowly moving and changing, almost in a Phill Niblock like manner (he's the man from the label, so go figure). Absolute great stuff and nothing outdated or old-fashioned, or whatever you think of bagpipes." [FdW, Vital Weekly]