burkhard beins - amplified percussion
rhodri davies - amplified lap harp
mark wastell - dual 32" past tam tams, gongs, nepalese singing bowls

Twenty 56:15

recorded at cafe OTO, london on 2 march 2020 by shaun crook
mixed and edited by burkhard beins
mastered by rupert clervaux at studio 3, london
artwork by mark wastell
cover design and layout by matthew brandi
produced by mark wastell

confront confront core series, core 17 CD, uk 2020

Imagination is central to the connection between the audience and these performers. What enthrals me is how the music can be approached in so many different ways. Sometimes I will listen whilst visualising the creation of some vast abstract painting; Mark Wastell's chimes conjuring yellow flashes of light offset by electric colour washes from Rhodri Davies' e-bowed harp, and organic surface textures brought to life through Burkhard Beins' found objects interacting with the surface of a meticulously mic'd drum skin. Or another day, let the imagination run free as the sound embraces you, as if being driven through a new city in a country and culture previously unexplored. Senses heightened, taking in sights and sounds never before encountered, unsure as to what lies around the next corner. (from the booklet notes by David J. Nibloe)

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