new to stock as of
october 9th, 2012
|room40 (australia) #rm448 cd|
anthea caddy / thembi soddell “host” compact disc
- dissembling (20:03)
- a shut in place (8:23)
- intimate geometry (9:57)
|september 2012 release ; ... second disc (previously we’d had the “iland” set on soddell’s cajid media) of collaborative works by composer thembi soddell & cellist anthea caddy|
anthea caddy / thembi soddell - host (cd)
for their second major recording project host, australian sound artists anthea caddy and thembi soddell rigorously shape aural representations of physical environments to express psychological experience.
recorded in scientifically controlled spaces and unpredictable natural and man-made environments, sampler and cello interact to generate acoustically opposing atmospheres.
interwoven with abstracted found sounds, instrument and environment merge to create a dynamic interplay between physical reality, sensory perception and psychological interpretation. host presents an edition of tense electroacoustic compositions that define new, dense, and sonically detailed environments that highlight and shadow the interaction between human psyche and the physical world.
anthea caddy and thembi soddell have been said to be a “formidable duo” that “deliver a strong and convincing product.” since the release of their first collaborative album, iland, in 2006, they have been commissioned for a number of multichannel concert presentations and gallery installations (immersion, melbourne 2008; westspace gallery, melbourne 2009; parisonic festival, paris, 2011) ; performed internationally at venues and festivals such as instants chavirés (paris), cave 12 (geneva), vibra @ occc (valencia), café oto (london), la malterie (lille), worm (rotterdam), hörkunstfestival (erlangen), and biegungen festival (berlin) ; and regularly participate in major australian experimental music festivals such as liquid architecture and the now now. their work is also discussed in the book experimental music: audio explorations in australia, published by unsw press in 2008.