Monthly Archives: April 2013

T33.3V – Walo Shatan Gwari “Drumming for Creation”

Edition of 300 vinyl and download only

The second in a new series of vinyl and download only releases, “from the archives…”.
The first, Islands Inbetween, was originally released on cassette in 1983 [Touch # T33.2].
The second in this series, “Drumming for Creation” [Touch # T33.3V] is now available on vinyl. Originally released on cassette in 1985 [Touch # T33.3], this edition focuses on the recordings of Walo Shatan Gwari. The ensemble, led by Malam Walo, belongs to the Gwari people of Niger State.

The performances, at London’s Commonwealth Institute, also encompassed drumming sessions and instrument-making workshops.

Track list:

Side One 15’31”
A1: Farming is the Most Important Occupation Today
A2: If You Have Something Today, Try and Enjoy It, For Tomorrow You May Not Be Alive to Do So
A3: Let Us Love One Another

Side Two 11’25”
B: Live

 

T33.3V | Walo Shatan Gwari “Drumming for Creation”

Edition of 300 vinyl and download only

The second in a new series of vinyl and download only releases, “from the archives…”.
The first, Islands Inbetween, was originally released on cassette in 1983 [Touch # T33.2].
The second in this series, “Drumming for Creation” [Touch # T33.3V] is now available on vinyl. Originally released on cassette in 1985 [Touch # T33.3], this edition focuses on the recordings of Walo Shatan Gwari. The ensemble, led by Malam Walo, belongs to the Gwari people of Niger State.
The performances, at London’s Commonwealth Institute, also encompassed drumming sessions and instrument-making workshops.
Tracklist:
Side One 15’31”
A1: Farming is the Most Important Occupation Today
A2: If You Have Something Today, Try and Enjoy It, For Tomorrow You May Not Be Alive to Do So
A3: Let Us Love One Another
Side Two 11’25”
B: Live
Buy “Drumming for Creation” [LP] in the TouchShop

Touch Radio 93 | Robert Curgenven

16.04.13 – Live at The Exchange, Cornwall 12th August 2011 – 16:27 – 320 kbps

Unprocessed recordings of a 16 foot pipe organ – built 1861, standing in a 13/14th Century rural church in West Penwith, Cornwall), guitar feedback, unprocessed field recordings, ventilator and microtonal dubplates & turntables.
Field recordings from contained and reverberant spaces in the cities of Berlin (2007), Tokyo (2006), Sydney (1999), Milan (2008), Hamburg (2009) and Osaka (2006).
Live 8-channel diffusion at The Exchange, Penzance, Cornwall as a response to the exhibition “An Urban Silence” curated by Blair Todd. Diffusion through 8 Genelec 8040A monitors with 7070A & 7050B subwoofers courtesy of University College Falmouth/Dartington College & Rob Gawthrop.
Live room recording by Martin Clarke
Mixed and mastered by Robert Curgenven
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Tone 49D | The Sarsen Circle

Download only (320 kpbs MP3)
Reorganised by Philip Jeck

This live recording was made at Experimental Intermedia, New York City, for Touch.30 on 16th September 2012, and has been reorganised and edited by Philip Jeck. With thanks to Phill Niblock and Byron Westbrook. Live photo by Dave Knapik. Stone by Jon Wozencroft.

30 is the number of upright stones that originally encompassed the Sarsen Circle, Stonehenge’s best known feature.

feat. Marcus Davidson – percussion | Mike Harding – Conductor (& percussion) | Philip Jeck – Casio SK1 keyboard, effects, mixing desk and MD player | Dave Knapik – radio, iphones, Buddha Machine, Polaroid 450 Land camera, Knockman toys: the Pororon and the ChaCha, and police scanner | Lary 7 – contrabass | Ken Montgomery – Slepian Modified Casiotone M-10, Trogtronics 655 Black Box & Kaoss Pad | JG Thirlwell – laptop, keyboard | Brian Turner – guitar/amp | Andrea, The Enchantress of Bioluminosity – Zils

Tracklist:

1. The Sarsen Circle 30′ 00″

Download “The Sarsen Circle” [Zipped 320 kpbs MP3] in the TouchShop

Tone 49D – The Sarsen Circle

Download only
Reorganised by Philip Jeck

30 is the number of upright stones that originally encompassed the Sarsen Circle, Stonehenge’s best known feature.

feat. Marcus Davidson – percussion | Mike Harding – Conductor | Philip Jeck – Casio SK1 keyboard, effects, mixing desk and MD player | Dave Knapik – radio, iphones, Buddha Machine, Polaroid 450 Land camera, Knockman toys: the Pororon and the ChaCha, and police scanner | Lary 7 – contrabass | Ken Montgomery – Slepian Modified Casiotone M-10, Trogtronics 655 Black Box & Kaoss Pad | JG Thirlwell – laptop, keyboard | Brian Turner – guitar/amp | Andrea, The Enchantress of Bioluminosity – Zils

Recorded live at EI, New York City, on 16th September 2012. With thanks to Phill Niblock and Byron Westbrook. Live photo by Dave Knapik. Stone by Jon Wozencroft.

Track listing:

1. The Sarsen Circle 30′ 00″