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Musique Con Crète

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  • Title: Musique Con Crète
  • Artist: Tasos Stamou
  • Label: Discrepant
  • Format: LP
  • Genres: Experimental Electronic, Electro-Acoustic, Musique Concrète, Field Recordings, Sound Collage, Folk, Traditional Music
  • Price: €13,90EU (incl. 19% VAT)€11,68non-EU

"The project is the result of a three-year creative research project across Crete (GR). Starting with an artist residency the musician visited the Greek island over the course of three summers, collecting field recordings, performing with local musicians, producing electronic compositions and gathering old records and tapes of traditional music of the region. The project resulted in the assembling of a unique sound collage which reflects his personal experience as a music visitor to this part of the Mediterranean with one of the richest ancient history and living traditions.

About the artist:
Tasos Stamou is an electroacoustic music composer, performer, alternative music technologist and tutor. During a decade of sound performances and recordings Tasos Stamou developed a unique style of live electroacoustic composition. Long and continuous pieces are created live using a “portable electroacoustic music studio”. His gear consists of acoustic (prepared strings, reeds, objects) and electronic instruments (handmade electronics, modular synthesizer systems soft synths). Based on sustained tonal textures and free improvised instrumental solos, his live compositions create a particular and unique atmosphere of ritual noise. He has collaborated in recording and performing projects with a wide range of free improvisers and sound experimentalists (Adam Bohman, Steve Beresford, Sharon Gal, Alan Wilkinson, London Improvisers Orchestra, Mike Cooper, Andrea Parkins, Kuupuu & Lau Nau, Terry Day, Adachi Tomomi, Ignaz Schick, Magda Mayas, Arma Agharta, Thodoris Ziarkas, etc.)."

Tracklist:

A1. Ballad of the crippled Gipsy
A2. Vasiliki
A3. Pirates
A4. A Call
B1. Boating
B2. The Arrival
B2. Rizitiko
B4. A Dance

Artwork by Tasos Stamou.
Mastered by Rashad Becker.
Limited pressing of 300 units.