Out Feb 10th 2015 on Mexican Summer.
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Danny Paul Grody
Bandcamp release HERE
“This album collects some of my earliest works for solo acoustic guitar written between 2005 and 2007. In the beginning of 2014, I was given a wonderful opportunity to do a residency at Harrison House Music & Arts in Joshua Tree. Leading up to my stay there, I decided to go back and revisit these songs so that I could record them in that beautiful room you see in the cover photo. I wrote a few new pieces in the same spirit during the visit that found their way onto the album as well.
The album title is inspired by Erik Satie’s concept of “musique d’ameublement” (furnishing music), which is background music originally intended to be played by live performers. I love the idea that music/sound can be engaged on many different levels, and in many different contexts. My hope is that these tunes can similarly slide between spaces and be listened to in multiple settings over time. A special thanks goes to the gracious Eva Soltes for generously hosting me at the Harrison House. It was an incredible setting to create music. I also want to thank those in my life that have encouraged me to keep this particular music alive. Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening!”
From Evan: “Coiling” is made up of recordings from sessions that took place throughout the past couple of years. It’s a taste of what I’ve been up to and what to expect from my next ‘proper’ LP that should be coming out sometime in 2015. Please enjoy and thanks for your support.
Grab it here
Arp’s Pulsars e Quasars is out now on Mexican Summer featuring contributions by Jefre Cantu-Ledesma & Le Révélateur, video by Paul Clipson.
New track + video off the upcoming Austin Cesear record “West Side”, out September 29th on Public Information. Film by Paul Clipson.
Great new project by Root Strata buddy John Davis. Order via website here.
Gravity Spells: Bay Area New Music and Expanded Cinema Art
This edition consists of 100 hand-silkscreened gatefold LP’s with four silkscreened DVD covers of original film and music, a 50 page booklet of writing and images bound in a hand letterpressed cover. The project was conceived to publicly showcase emerging and established strains of expanded cinema and music collaboration in the San Francisco BayArea, as well as to create a physical document that captured that energy.
Although commissioned as pairs (Craig Baldwin with Maggi Payne; Paul Clipson with Tashi Wada; Lawrence Jordan with John Davis; Kerry Laitala with Ashley Bellouin & Ben Bracken), the edition is designed so the works can be experienced interchangeably. This encourages a matrix of possibilities, but also emphasizes the element of chance tied directly to live cinema and music performance (dropping the needle on the record and hitting “Play” on the DVD player will always result in a different event).
Music Mastered by James Plotkin.
Craig Baldwin: Time Bomb (16mm film on DVD)
Ashley Bellouin & Ben Bracken: After Image (Music)
Paul Clipson: Trajections (16mm film on DVD)
John Davis: Strategy of Belief (Music)
Lawrence Jordan: Driving Demons (16mm film on DVD)
Kerry Laitala: Solar Furnace (16mm film projector performance on DVD)
Maggi Payne: Black Ice/Static (Music)
Tashi Wada: Duet Takes: 1. Duet (Take 2), 2. Duet (Take 4) (Music)
Mark Wilson with Marielle Jakobsons
Lawrence Jordan with John Davis
Thad Povey & Mark Taylor
Steve Dye with Anthony Iamurri
Paul Clipson wth Tashi Wada
Tooth with Collin McKelvey
Craig Baldwin with Maggi Payne
1) Piano – Miroir (1978)
2) Musique Climatique (1979)
1) Nuages – Nuages (1982)
2) Carrousel (1982)
1) Jardins Oublies (1981)
2) Jardins Desertes (1981)
1) Finis – Terre (1978)
2) Terre de Feu (1976)
all files in apple lossless format (.m4a) with front & back cover scans included.