Half Evidence (a french free improvisation duo formed in 2012 by Charles premier & Kecap Tuyul) is currently on hiatus since summer 2016 but their story isn’t finished. Some new material will be published in 2019. Before finalizing these projects, the duo has selected four of their favorite tracks that were given to various compilations (namely Necktar 2017 curated by Ed End on his netlabel Le Colibri Nécrophile and Classwar Karaoke). The resulting album Épiphytes brings four insights on the duo’s works and can be a good way to discover their sound universe and its evolution across the years.
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Charles premier : home-made instruments (tracks 1 to 3), voice (track 1), turntable (track 4)
Kecap Tuyul : guitar (all tracks), voice (tracks 1, 2, 4), feedback (track 1)
- Etincelle : recorded in Saint-Denis on 10th november 2014, 2 days after the sessions that were published on Entreciel (eg0_133, 2015). Firstly published on Necktar 2017 vol. 7
- Crossing the red line : recorded in Champagnac la Prune on 31st december 2012. Firstly published on Necktar 2017 vol. 6
- D’ombre Chavirer : recorded in Champagnac la Prune 11th october 2012. Firstly published on Necktar 2017 vol. .5. (The same day the duo recorded the improvisation published as Le cachot lumineux (eg0_088, 2013)
- Here it was : recorded in Champagnac la Prune on 1st january 2013 around 3 A.M. Firstly published on Classwar Karaoke – 0025 survey (2014).
All the material has been remastered by Charles premier in order to provide a fluid listening while preserving the specificity of each track.