Wild Sonic Blooms (album)

Macpherson, Kent and Mayall, Jeremy Mark and Berry, Megan and Mizoguchi, Haruko (2017) Wild Sonic Blooms (album). Off - Record Label, 17 November 2017.

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OJP023 : Haco - Kent Macpherson - Megan Berry - Jeremy Mayall / Wild Sonic Blooms Wild Sonic Blooms is a collaboration between Haco San, the famous Japanese composer, vocalist, electroacoustic performer, sound artist, and founding member of After Dinner (1981-1991) and Hoahio and 3 New-Zealander artists and teachers from the Wintec school of Media Arts Waikato Institute of Technology. They invited Haco San to perform a semi improvised one hour set which was the base for a video performance at Ramp Gallery, Hamilton, NZ - 11.12.2016, by Jeremy Mayall, Kent Macpherson, Megan Berry, and Haco. Kent worked with Haco first in 2012, where she was invited to collaborate with him as part of the Spark international festival of music, media, arts and design. They performed the work 'BugLoop' in Hamilton New Zealand. A multimedia sound art improvisation centred on water as its source. You can watch the full experience here. As part of his 2016 research outputs, Kent applied for a research grant to bring Haco to NZ once again to collaborate with a larger group of musicians. They spent 2 days in Studio A at the school of music (Wintec), recording over 6 hours of music. Also 2 live performances were realised on the same day and captured on film. The afternoon performance is the recording you are experiencing through this release. Performers: Kent Macpherson – octave guitar, keyboard, laptop Jeremy Mayall - keyboard, turntable, iPad Haco - vocals, electronics, howling pot, found sounds Megan Berry - vocals, fx, samplepad "Wild Sonic Blooms" Music composed and created by: Megan Berry, Haco, Kent Macpherson, and, Jeremy Mayall. Recorded live at Ramp Gallery (Dec. 2016) Sound Mix - Dan Edgar Reese Thanks to: Wintec Music Department / David Sidwell / Brad Morgan / Wintec School of Media Arts / Wintec Research Office / ACLX / Ramp Gallery Made possible with the support of Wintec Research Fellowship 2016 Digital release on the 17th of November 2017. Track listing: 1: Wild Sonic Blooms, Pt.1 - Floraison 2: Wild Sonic Blooms, Pt.2 - Saku 3: Wild Sonic Blooms, Pt.3 - Pua Pua 4: Wild Sonic Blooms, Pt.4 - Bloom

Item Type:Audio
Keywords that describe the item:music, improvised, japan, off records, electronica, soundscape, ambient
Subjects:M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions:Schools > School of Media Arts
ID Code:5594
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