Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Recording: Heraclitus Akimbo/Alex Fournier/Del Stephen

Artist: Heraclitus Akimbo/Alex Fournier/Del Stephen

Song: [last section]

Recorded at Array Space (Audiopollination 58), January 21, 2018.

Heraclitus Akimbo/Alex Fournier/Del Stephen - [last section]

This was my first time, in my alter ego of Heraclitus Akimbo, taking my old farmer's accordion out in public. It was generally used in the same way I deploy my keyboards, as a sound source to loop and drone — but with the added bonus that I could then tear off my contact mics and stroll around a little while playing. Hopefully all of that didn't distract too much from Del Stephen's pitch-shifted poetics and percussive potpourri and Alex Fournier holding down the centre on double bass.

Michael Lynn captured this whole night in black and white, so you can view the full set over on youtube:

[Audiopollination returns with the second Del Stephen-curated "Spirit of the Inner Child" show on Friday, February 23rd with spontaneous recombinative sets from Allison Cameron, Bea Labikova, Del Stephen, Jeff Sinibaldi, Julian, Mira Martin-Gray, Simone Baron and Tomasz Krakowiak. The next "self-curated" Audiopollination will be on Saturday, March 10th. Del Stephen will also be exploring some experimental pop "New Moon Sounds" tomorrow night (February 15th) alongside Barbarosa and Moonfox at the Junction City Music Hall. Heraclitus Akimbo will be performing a solo set at the Somewhere There Festival on February 25th, in the Sunday evening show.]

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