new to stock as of
january 11th, 2010
|blaq lghtn (usa) #blaq 001 cd|
forbes graham “i won’t stop” compact disc
- this is the key
- in my dreams
- we won't stop
- ghost howls
- for you, lily
|may 2008 release ; first proper disc from boston-area trumpeter / computer-musician forbes graham, recently seen in improvised-music group(ing)s with weasel walter, tatsuya nakatani, etc ... as well as playing on records by metal/indie/core bands like kayo dot, ehnahre, irepress, the red chord, infidel?/castro!, love life, & the one am radio ...|
nestled somewhere between a trumpet recital and a mego-lineage harsh computer-music set, this music covers a lot of ground, starting with the sequenced rhythms & overloaded blare of “drowned” & continuing in wildly erratic form through the albums almost maryanne amacher-esque “for you, lily” (listen to the sound-sample) ...
along with greg kelley, forbes is doing great work in liberating the trumpet from its “fanfare” origins ... a great disc for the short-attention-span set, housed in a clear amaray with an insert (detailed below) ...
|blaq lghtn press release...|
blaq001 - forbes graham “i won’t stop” cd
combining material from “everybody’s gone” and newer tracks “drowned”, “echoes”, and “ghost howls”, avant trumpeter forbes graham’s newest release “i won’t stop” successfully traverses multiple genres. modern improvisation meets noise, glitchy electronics, noise, and more on this cd.