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FAGES, FERRAN / RUTH BARBERIAN / ALFREDO COSTA MONTEIRO - Atolon

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Rossbin RS 017
Release Year: 2004
Note: amazing free improvisation on "acoustic turntable", trumpet and accordion - we hear lots of rubbing, grinding, scraping and strangely breathing sounds that can hardly be recognized.... these trained musicians from Portugal & Spain do everything extraordinary and abstract on their instruments, from delicate and tender areas to abrasive eruptions and arrangements.. special offer now !
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €6.00


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Ferran Fages: acoustic turntable
.Ruth Barbern: trumpet
.Alfredo Costa Monteiro: accordion


Recorded and mastered by Ferran Conangla
Mixed by Ferran Conangla and Ferran Fages
October, 2003. laboratori de so, metrnom. Barcelona



Alfredo Costa Monteiro
Porto (Portugal), 1964. He lives and works in Barcelona since 1992. He plays accordion and electric guitar. In 1992, he finishes his studies at the Fine Art School of Paris, where he gets his degree in sculpture/multimedia. Apart of his work as a visual artist, he starts to become involved in improvised music from 1995. Since then, his work stands somewhere between visual arts, visual poetry and sound. Since 1998, he is member of 22a, an independent collective for contemporary art.


Ruth Barbern
Barcelona, 1966.
Since her integration in IBA, col.lectiu de msica i dansa improvisades, in1999, she starts to focus her work in free improvisation.Currently, she has two stable formations : error focus, with Ferran Fages and i treni inerti, with Alfredo Costa Monteiro.


Ferran Fages
Barcelona, 1974 He plays the guitar, turntables and electronics. He's member of the collective IBA since 1999.
He plays regulary in different improvisation projects like:rror focus ( with Ruth Barbern) since 1998, cremaster ( with Alfredo Costa Monteiro) since 2000.
Ambilis (with Dorothee Schmitz) since 2001. He plays with the coreographers and dancers: Olga Mesa, Carme Torrent and Constanza Brncic.
He's played with Joan Saura, Agust Fernndez, Jakob Draminsky, Franck Stofer, Antn Ignorant, Stefan Prins,Derek Bailey, Margarida Garca, Francisco Lpez, Andrea Neumann,Peter Kowald, Taku Unami, Masahiko Okura, Masafumi Ezaki, Bukhard Beins, Guiseppe Ielasi, Mark Wastell.... among other