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entr’acte (uk) #e037 lp

mouths / haptic1v2e b/w danjon scale” long playing record

  • mouths - 1v2e

  • haptic - danjon scale
entr’acte press release...
mouths / haptic
1v2e / danjon scale (e37)

mouths is a project by jon mueller and jim schoenecker using percussion, analogue synthesizer, shortwave radio, and human voice. their focus is on combining elements to create a chorus of sorts, culminating in all 'mouths' emitting their voices together without negating one another. this version of 1v2e, recorded live in concert in milwaukee last year, features the addition of werner moebius on computer and devices.

haptic, a chicago-based trio, consists 0f steven hess (pan amerlcan/dropp ensemble/on/fessenden), joseph muls (jonathan chen/ dropp ensemble), and adam sonderberg (civil war/dropp ensemble). initially conceived as a vehicle for live collaboration, haptic has since incorporated a different, rotating fourth member for each performance. for danjon scale, haptic's second published composition, the emphasis was on constructing a larded unfurling of sonorous informatlon.

first edition of 200 copies.
12"/2006

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longbox recordings (usa) #lbt 033 cd

greg davis / steven hessdecisions” compact disc

  • 021703 (11)
  • 042903 (02)
  • 021303 (02)
  • 042203 (05)
  • 042203 (06)
  • 060303 (15)
  • 060303 (11)
  • 041803 (04)
  • 041803 (07mix)
just got some fresh copies of this, one of mms’ all-time best sellers, direct from mr. greg davis during his trip down the mountain for the 2nd entschuldigen nacht... get it while it’s fresh!always a pleasure to hear greg in full-on electro-acoustic mode; here working in tandem with the fantastic chicagoland drummer/percussionist steven hess (see: bosco & jorge, his duo “on” with sylvain chaveau, the dropp ensemble, and on stage with black forest / black sea, aram shelton, etc...) the pair do their damnedest to emulate laotian insect-population buildup via hess’ pointillist tap & greg’s fft-smear. by far the most patient & abstract work in either of their respective canons, well worth investigating...
longbox recordings press release...
greg davis - laptopsteven hess - drums and percussionall tracks are live improvisations recorded direct to mini-disc between february and june of 2003 at steven’s apartment. fades and minor edits were applied afterwords. track 2 is from a recording of a live performance at the empty bottle, chicago on 29 april 2003.a truly fine and austere statement from our favorite electric troubadour and the percussive fog known as steven hess. steven hess has been a student of his record collection since the mid-'70s. comfortable playing in a range of settings - rock, jazz, experimental, steven currently plays with the post-folk unit bosco & jorge out of chicago. he tours throughout the united states and can be heard on recordings that are available worldwide. his philosophy on sound and rhythm: less is more. steven has played, or otherwise collaborated with, such artists as: ben miller (destroy all monsters), fred longberg-holm, jon mueller, matt turner, rob mazurek, cynthia dall, adam sonderberg, aram shelton, john and frank navin (the aluminum group), and greg davis, to name a few.”

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tonschacht (germany) #tons 020 ep

dropp ensembleingen tid” seven inch single record

  • bewegungslos (3:44)

  • it's not a death any man should be ashamed of (3:45)
tonschacht #20 !!!

the dropp ensemble is a chicago-based free improv collective including adam sonderberg, amy cimini, aram shelton, katherine young, ken vandermark, sam dellaria, and steven hess ...
tonschacht press release...
artist: dropp ensemble
title: ingen tid
format: 7"
cat #: tons020

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utech (usa) #ur cd040 cd

ural umboural umbo” compact disc

  • the lights would stop flickering (4:18)
  • theme of the paranormal feedback (4:30)
  • förlåta jag (4:32)
  • voices from the room below (5:50)
  • don't eat carrots, my little ghost horse (3:03)
  • stumbling upon blood and mercury (7:34)
  • pendulum impact test (4:59)
  • among the bones (5:04)
  • mathieu 2004-2009 (7:00)
january 2010 release ; first release from this new duo aggregate, consisting of retorm74mäder and chicago-land percussionist/composer/improviser steven hess ...
utech press release...

artist: ural umbo
title:
format: cd
edition: 500
length: 47'
trx: 9
catalogue number: urcd040
released: january 23, 2010

recorded: recorded in bern and chicago by reto mäder and steven hess. mixed and mastered by reto mäder at hinterzimmer, bern.

roger ziegler (guest musician on 1 and 7).

ural umbo is reto mäder (sum of r, rm74) and steven hess (on, haptic) electrifying internal music through a broad spectrum of instrumentation. horns, piano, organ, harmonium, bass guitar, strings, electronics, drums and percussion guide the formation of black, subliminal melodies and slow feedback accompaniments. each piece consumes the organic and dynamically balanced process that created it. with a nod to 1960s horror movie scoring mäder and hess displace sound from the veil of the supernatural and coax it back to our world.

presented in a heavy black/white sleeve with white translucent paper overlay. photograph by rik garrett.



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