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Re: Matthias Grob's New CD I was supposed to review Claude Voit's
thanks for the review and again please excuse my rant
> And I replied shamefully--
> Claude sent me TWO CDs so i guess I'd better put some blinking time
> However, the rest of you can feel free . . .
> Oh heck, here's the short version!
> Claude Voit's See What? is a collection of solo recordings made in the
> studio but utilizing no conventional overdubbing. All of the
> is done live, the same way you would experience it in a concert
> using the latest electronic technology.
> These 11 tunes encompass a wide range of styles, from folk to jazz to
> beat, featuring Claude playing acoustic and synthesizer guitar.
> the Echoplex Digital Pro, a piece of gear that enables him to capture
> live playing and fashion it into compositions. The first piece,
> for example, starts with a simple six note motif that becomes a full
> dance number 2 and a half minutes into the recording.
> The rest of the collection is filled with adventurous and playful
> Walking Ben, the fifth track is a Travis-style guitar piece that
> starts with the sound of a guitar pick being scraped along a wound
> percussively. This short sample becomes the foundation for a rather
> sprightly and much more mellow trip to the country.
> Rever devant le plongeoir, the third track, has a "Spaghetti Western"
> El Faro, number six, starts with backward guitar, makes a feedback
> and becomes a medium tempo techno track, and Zamazama, the eighth
> an African flavor.
> This CD is well recorded and a great showcase for the talents of Mr.
> It would be quite a treat to actually experience this live to "See
> he's doing to create this rich tapestry of sound.
> That's all for now--sorry it took so long, Claude. So where's the
> (just KIDDING)