|Acoustic Guitar Trio / Vignes|
|Artist:||Acoustic Guitar Trio||Added:||May 2009|
|Label:||Long Song Records|
|Add Date:||2009-07-26||Pull Date:||2009-09-27|
|Week Ending:||Sep 13||Sep 6||Aug 23||Aug 9||Aug 2|
|1.||Sep 12, 2009:||Music Casserole |
|4.||Aug 05, 2009:||Brownian Motion |
|2.||Sep 05, 2009:||Party at Grandma's |
|5.||Aug 01, 2009:||lost and found |
|3.||Aug 18, 2009:||Jena & Gomorrah (sub) |
|6.||Jul 31, 2009:||Memory Select |
Acoustic Guitar Trio - Vignes|
Trio of the late Rod Poole with Nels Cline and Jim McAuley, playing microtonal (perhaps just-intoned?) acoustic guitars. The guitars' tunings and preparations make for some unusual timbres, and the improvising is first-class throughout, very sensitive. The players' personalities really seem to meld together.
All tracks good.
1 (18:14): starts very slow, strums with plentiful silence in between. Around 3:45 it gets thicker, with interesting overtones and very warm resonance. Gradual gain in intensity.
You could fade this out around 11:30. Things get considerably more tentative after that, scrapes and plinks and occasional chords, that thickens up nicely and noisily.
2 (9:18): all three playing at once, bright and jangly. Pace is constant and fast.
3 (13:19): abstract, quiet beginning. There's a bowed guitar that alternately whines and sounds vaguely metallic/feedbacky; otherwise this one is kind of mellow. Silence around 9:06 if you want to cut out early. The pickup afterwards is like the post-11:30 pickup on 1, but a little more hectic.
|1.||Vignes 1||2.||Vignes 2|