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Re: Acousmatrix 1/2

Hee hee! Great story! I'd love to share a stage with those two. What is
Hans's URL, by the way? And Reed's, too, if it's not too much trouble?
Shanghaied on Tor Road,

> [Original Message]
> From: samba - <sambacomet@hotmail.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 12/28/2004 4:31:30 AM
> Subject: Re: Acousmatrix 1/2
>    Reichel's Daschophone is very much an acoustic instrument. He has one
> my favorite websites for visuals and fun navigation,the other being Reed 
> Ghazala's .He apparently also designs typographic fonts.
> Once  in the mid 80s  I was playing African music with a ten peice
> group and Epaht Mujuru  ( I don't recall if Dave Trenkel was in the 
> yet  I think he was),at a festival at Reed college in Portland. Reichel
> Fred Frith had played earlier.I had a failry sculptural multi percussion 
> setup with  timbales and rototoms with fur attached to the sides and car 
> springs and bells and triangles and a washboard,wierdly bent or curved 
> stands and a pedal attached to a tank of compressed air I would use in
> of a crash cymbal Reichel and Frith stood opposite me with their faces 2 
> feet  away from my set up staring ,unblinking at me,to see what I would
do I 
> guess.They were interested in the setup too ,but they seemed to be trying
> unnerve me.So I was saying stuff like 'I know who you are ,you don't
> me'
> insane second-fingerboard-behind-the-bridge guitar sounds absolutely
> extraterrestrial... oh, wait, that was electric, but sans effects it 
> sounded like no guitar anyone had ever heard. What is the Wizard of
> Wuppertal up to these days, anyone know?