Label: Dembitzer Music - 005 • Format: CD Album • Country: Poland • Genre: Electronic • Style: Industrial, Experimental, Ambient
Musician, music reviewer, translator. Musically active since the mid-Eighties. The mastermind behind Kirkut-Koncept a group performing original compositions bordering on rock song, cabaret, ethnic music and experimental.
Took part in many other avant-garde Polish groups of the Eighties such as Przestrzenie art songs, music theatreNa Przyklad group improvisation and Hiena postindustrial. Writes music Morning Please Dont Come - Roger Whittaker - If I Were A Rich Man for Studium a Krakow-based art and literature bi-monthly as well as for the Terra.
Nearly thirty-year musical career of Fred Frith has always distinctly confirmed his consequent attitude of breaking the fossilized conventions of rock music. While it is obvious that each decision on abandoning deep ruts of any behavioral pattern is always painful, any effort aimed at changing rock music habits is nearly destructive for the apostate.
I can tell Oshpitsin - Ireneusz Socha - Sztetlach of my own experience that to break the conservatism of rock fans is almost impossible : in majority they will surely go on listening Happy Train - Eric Gemsa - Kit Cartoon to new mutations of Velvet Underground, MC5 or Sex Pistols.
Frith keeps on changing himself all the time. He changes himself, but Была ли любовь - Макпал Исабекова - Первый поцелуй to develop his creative method, and that is why both old and new listeners still find him attractive.
When ten years ago Fred presented his electric guitar quartet for the first time the idea itself being not new, cf. But Frith insisted on systematic developing new skills of interaction in music on electric instruments. Any solos, Oshpitsin - Ireneusz Socha - Sztetlach , trios and quartets that might have resulted from the given composition depicted some emotional relations borrowed from real social and political life.
It is clearly visible in a live situation when we can see how the musicians communicate with each other by way of some special gestures or face expressions, how they share instruction and leadership waiting until the right time. Since its members willingly participate in various projects, which stylistic range can make any purist dizzy, their individual experiences naturally influence the quality of the music they create together.
The leader stays as the most influential among them taking advantage of his arsenal of unorthodox playing techniques still improved since the mid-Seventies. Stewart and Didkovsky are characterized by the rare ability to keep balance while zapping between desperately discordant genres, which not devoid of distance and humor enables the group to tell its stories with impressive sprite and eloquence.
His full capabilities are better demonstrated only in his solo of Tout de suite. Consequently, whatever she does has a lot of positive energy in it — influxing from the self-realization and self-confidence in a good sense. This is her second solo album. As previously, we can hear all musical obsessions of hers thriving on the crossroads between strict composition and free improvisation.
And every little thing she is wearing suits her. Joane can persuade us that her setting of the ritual music of Native Canadians, experimental rock, shanties, ballads, sound explorations and non-idiomatic improvisation is intelligent and Oshpitsin - Ireneusz Socha - Sztetlach . When you are always pleasant and meek you are lying.
Beauty has something to do with your life courage and the drive for improving your sensibility and knowledge. Joane also sings of her love experiences, but again uniquely and contrary to our presumptions.
No pseudo-inspired Oshpitsin - Ireneusz Socha - Sztetlach easy atmosphere here. No cheap pornography either. However, she always manages to control the whole thing within the good taste. Her voice also tells Débiloélektro - Lady Jane - Bring Up The Kids stories of some moving emotions, friendship, bringing up kids, getting together to overcome everyday problems.
No censorship, but no assault either. This is music for listeners who like to express and receive strong feelings. It is full of fervor. The passion reflects itself in the cover design of wooden sculptures styled after Native American housewares.
A must at any price. Ireneusz Socha.