Burkhard Beins, Martin Brandlmayr, John Butcher, Werner Dafeldecker & Michael Moser. Barcode 752156063322
Our 3rd release of Polwechsel. Also available: Polwechsel
on hat(now)ART 112 & Polwechsel 2
on hat(now)ART 119.
The Polwechsel project has been exponential in defining new approaches to the composition/ improvisation paradigm and in doing so have created a music that defined, examined and radically reassessed its own genre. Each phase of Polwechsel has been marked by a defining document and the releases of their recordings have frequently book-ended trends and movements in improvisational and experimental music--Polwechsel has had a direct and profound influence on the agenda of a genre coined electro-acoustic improvisation" for example... On Archives Of The North
, Polwechsel has switched again. The unit has transformed itself by adding the two percussionists, and these works all deal the application of percussion as centrifuge. This is a generative music which stems and blooms from a controlled and deliberate structural center. This work ascends from common notions of musicality and sound production, where obliteration, feedback and the extraneous are emancipated into a fully blown dialect which could be defined as expanded technique. - Dean M. Roberts