The Surf Messengers | excerpts from a 24hr performance

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excerpts from a 24hr performance

by The Surf Messengers

Live sounds from this UK-based experimental beat combo, combining real-time sampling on everything from dictaphone to guitar pedals, with quirky instrumentation, sound musicianship, and a dark sense of humour- a wonderful journey thru a low-tech paradise
Genre: Avant Garde: Free Improvisation
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1. Attack the Target!
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2. 5 Lights
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3. Stx@kt
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4. Bolachi
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5. Happy Journey
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6. It's Not Plugged In
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7. It's Your Thing!
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8. Fluise
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9. Eating Cake in a Cave
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10. Blowful
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11. Dangerous (and Delicate)
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"excerpts......" was recorded during the last 10 hours of a continuous 24 hour performance that took place in front of an invited audience in a circus tent on a village green in rural England, and embodies all that is wonderful about improvised music.

Possessing an inspired level of musicianship, The Surf Messengers here combine regular instrumentation with often unlikely and low-tech sound sources (TVs/ radios/ kitchen appliances/ kids instruments and toys/ vehicle parts; record players instead of turntables; first generation electronics) to create wondrous and sometimes disconcerting aural adventures.

There are eleven tracks here exploring various styles/genres from 'beat music' to 'noise'(and many stations in between).
With 'real-time' sampling of all manner of sounds the feel is fresh, quirky and full of suprize.

If you like your listening to be 'a bit different' (or a lot different, for that matter!), you'll love this.


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Jean Pool

A funky zoo of misschevious conflaberations
A group grope playall found sound throwdown miss fit mix stream of uncontious circus of the mind audio theater attack of the quack absract. Rated "O" for other.