Pura Sombar : Tales From A Lonely Tree [Eg0_244]

Tales from a lonely tree is the 2nd album of Pura Sombar, duo of Kecap Tilil & Kecap Tuyul, who collaborated by file exchange between 2008 and 2013 approximatively. It has firstly been published in April 2010 on CD-R by the now defunct COmmA label.

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The Ghost Between The Strings : La Réponse Des Nuages [Eg0_242]

The ghost between the strings is an old guitar-based solo project of Kecap Tuyul which emerged from silence in 2006 and vanished slowly during the early 2010’s. The 4 tracks of  La réponse des nuages were recorded between February and April 2011 but never published before. This shows the quietest side of the project, focusing on deep drones and simple distant melodies.

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[Eg0_239] Failure Circle : Frozen Clinamen #5

Frozen Clinamen is serie of works by Failure Circle (a solo project of Kecap Tuyul) started on autumn 2017. It follows a simple method inspired by the the possibilities of his no-input mixer set-up (and sometimes other modular set-ups) and the will to use a limited sound material in a posteriori compositions : all the sounds included in these works are recordings of moments that feature no human intervention. Frozen Clinamen #5  was recorded and mixed between july 2019 and august 2020.

Methodology
step (1) Tweaking the set-up until it produces some seemingly autonomously self-sustained sound sequences.
step (2) Stopping tweaking, then recording for at least 20 minutes without any intervention on the set-up.
step (3) Repeating steps (1) & (2) several times.
step (4) Using the generated sounds as only source in a posteriori compositions. The only variations used while mixing are equalization, panoramics and volume levels.
step (5) play it at low/high volume with open/closed window while complety asleep / fully conscious.

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[Eg0_236] Kecap Tuyul : Somnambulistic Utopia

Somnambulistic Utopia, the new solo album of Kecap Tuyul is made of three one-hour long improvisations mixed together. Each new one was recorded without listening simultaneously to the previous one. The only predetermined choice in each of these improvisations was to include at least 15 minutes of silence in it, placed at different moments of each session. The technical set-up of these 3 sessions was the same : analog synthesizer, mixing board feedback and voice.

Two of these improvisations (9 and 20 March 2020) have been recorded for the uni.Sol_ project curated by Slavek Kwi aka Artificial Memory Trace. The 3rd one has been recorded especially for this piece on 13 April 2020.

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Special thanks to Magali Albespy and Slavek Kwi.

NB : Blurmoon , a previous release on eg0cide productions was produced more directly in the context of uni.Sol_Sessions

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[Eg0_233] Pura Sombar : Soul Corner

Soul Corner was the first album of Pura Sombar duo of Kecap Tilil & Kecap Tuyul, who collaborated by file exchange between 2018 and 2013 approximatively. It has firstly been published in 2009 on CD-R by the now defunct COmmA label.

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[Eg0_230] Failure Circle : Frozen Clinamen #3

Frozen Clinamen is serie of works by Failure Circle (a solo project of Kecap Tuyul) started on autumn 2017. It follows a simple method inspired by the the possibilities of his no-input mixer set-up (and sometimes other modular set-ups) and the will to use a limited sound material in a posteriori compositions : all the sounds included in these works are recordings of moments that feature no human intervention. Frozen Clinamen #3  was recorded and mixed between September 2017 and March 2018. Sound material on track 1 was generated by only no-input mixer on track 1, and only semi-modular analog synthesizer on track 2.

Methodology
step (1) Tweaking the set-up until it produces some seemingly autonomously self-sustained sound sequences.
step (2) Stopping tweaking, then recording for at least 20 minutes without any intervention on the set-up.
step (3) Repeating steps (1) & (2) several times.
step (4) Using the generated sounds as only source in a posteriori compositions. The only variations used while mixing are equalization, panoramics and volume levels.
step (5) play it at low/high volume with open/closed window while complety asleep / fully conscious.

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[Eg0_226] M.A.K.T. Sono : Doozie-Doozzie

M.A.K.T. Sono ‘s new release Doozie-Doozzie consists of two improvisations recorded in November and December 2019 by Magali Albespy (analog synthesizer, soundbox, voice) & Kecap Tuyul (analog synthesizer, no-input mixer).

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Prochain concert : Mardi 25 février 2020, Les Instants Chavirés (Montreuil), soirée Quasi 2020.02, entrée libre).

 

 

[Eg0_222] Half Evidence : Tierce Opacité

Half Evidence isa french free improvisation duo formed in 2012 by Charles premier & Kecap Tuyul. The 3 tracks included in their new album Tierce Opacité were recorded in november 2014 in Saint-Denis, France. In these sessions, Charles premier played several of his home-made instruments, while Kecap Tuyul used prepared guitar and voice.

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Bonus : Florence Artur created a video using the first piece of the album

[Eg0_220] uni.Sol_ : Blurmoon

Uni.Sol_ (United Artists For Well Being Of Solar System) is an “all inclusive project exploring the potential of extrasensory communication”. It was started in 2018 by Slavek Kwi (aka Artificial Memory Trace), with the purpose to “explore and implement the idea of freedom, to enhance research for extrasensory communication through art practise (and related media) and to create stimulating sensual, spiritual and aesthetic experience.”
Participants of Uni.Sol events are invited to “engage simultaneously (=in the same moment) across various time-zones in different locations (=around globe) in ABSTRACT inter-play via sound-media and similar”. But sometimes, despite of their good will, some contributors mess with the time zones. Rather than rejecting the resulting recordings and mixes, Slavek Kwi prefer to consider them as “creative misunderstandings”, which he regularily publishes in a special “Time Travel Section” of uni.Sol_. Blurmoon fall in this category : it comprises mixes of out of sync recordings by the three contributors of uni.Sol meeting of the 13 October 2019

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Tracklist
1. Stephen Bradley : Fra Mauro
2. Slavek Kwi : Timeslides & Shortcuts pt1
3. Slavek Kwi : Timeslides & Shortcuts pt2
4. Kecap Tuyul : Splitted Moon Cake
Pictures by Slavek Kwi

Slavek Kwi’s insight on his work here : “TIMESLIDES & SHORTCUTS (BLURMOON) pt1+2 is extra-subjective (re)mix of uni.Sol_fuLLmOOn, almost random encounter in between Stephen Bradley (USA), Kecap Tuyul (France) and Slavek Kwi (Ireland), recorded Monday 13/10/2019 from 11 PM to 1 AM night in time-zone of Ireland exploring extrasensory long-distance connection (telepathy).
Within memories, time merges in mysterious ways. The observer travels through time while selecting memories through distorted lenses of interpretation and personal preferences. Time then shifts accordingly, creating parallel realities. Untrue to one timeline, true to its nature – allowing to unfold another possible chain of events. Time as constant value collapses.
This sound composition is following coincidental stream of events unfolding in between 3 (or more) interpretations, trying to respect each individual vision as much is possible and put those in panoramic display within mix. Expansive nature of subjectivity creates the paradox of absurd but complementary contradictions: blurring of initial idea on one side and simultaneously multiplying the potential of the same idea on opposite side.”

More information about artists :

Stephen Bradley’s homepage
Slavek Kwi on bandcamp
Kecap Tuyul’s homepage

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