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Now together for the first time on cd: Tomas Korber and  Gert-Jan Prins
Tomas Korber / Gert-Jan Prins  – RI 1.5442
Cavity CD 03 –limited release 337 hand-made copies–

Tomas Korber: guitar, electronics
Gert-Jan Prins: electronics

Collaborative audio project by two masters of radical electronics and long line composition
who have been working together since 2008. Sprawling over the full 74 minutes of a
Compact Disc, RI 1.5442 offers a powerful yet subtle approach in the time and energy
domain. It was recorded during the Nuit Bleue 2009 event at The Saline Royale (Royal Saltworks),
a historical, utopian building complex by architect Claude-Nicolas Ledoux in Arc-et-Senans in
eastern France.

Price information (postage included): NL: 14€ , EUROPE / WORLD 15€  ( paypal+4%)
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World distribution: Kudos/Boomkat, Metamkine, Erstdist.
Promotion: Dense, Berlin, D.

Korber / Prins – RI 1.5442

Released in a beautifully hand-made, hand-numbered edition of 337 copies, this disc houses
a live performance by experimental improv maestros Gert-Jan Prins and Tomas Korber,
recorded at La Saline Royale d’Arc-et-Senans in France, July 2009. Both artists utilise
unspecified electronics with Korber adding guitar to the piece. Regular followers of work by
these two will probably already be braced for something particularly extreme and
unconventional, and RI 1.5442 certainly delivers on this front. The seventy-four minute piece
evolves fluidly from a starting point that’s full of scrabbling electrical crackle and static, gradually
opening up to embrace strange nano-rhythms, low frequency blurts, mislaid feedback tones
and other such esoteric ephemera before shuffling into an unassuming mechanical skitter that
dies away slowly into hiss and eventually silence. This is noise music, but it’s just about the
cleanest and most precise noise music you’d ever be likely to encounter – not an easy listen
but highly recommended nevertheless.


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