Since their first collaborative album “Secret Rhythms” came out on Nonplace in 2002, Friedman & Liebezeit have been playing live all over the world, improving cyclic grooves and creating new ones. Paradoxically, their rhythms are difficult to grasp but easy to listen to. The 3 exclusive tracks for this vinyl only mini LP casually manoeuvre round the jagged rocks of “four-four time”.
Jaki Liebezeit´s signature drum-mantra is etched into the vinyl of the coolest moments of rock history, and the potency of his distinctive style is barely diminished since his legendary moments in the early 70s. Burnt Friedman has again conspired with the upper echelons of the musically interesting, this time teaming up with David Sylvian. During the process of remixing 2 of David Sylvian´s “Blemish” album tracks, both producers decided to start a new, ongoing project. Nonplace is proud to present their first collaborative piece, “The Librarian”, featuring David Sylvian as vocalist. In addition to Friedman and Liebezeit, guitarist Tim Motzer weaves funky touches all the way through. He has resided in Philadelphia, U.S. since 1985 and has been busy working with a virtual who’s who of Philadelphia artists over the years including recordings and world tours with poetess Ursula Rucker, King Britt and the French duo Les Nubians. Lined up for the group´s live appearances is Hayden Chisholm. Originating from New Zealand, he studied in Germany and India and has since performed all over the world. His compositions have been recorded by BBC and by WDR radio and has an instrumentalist he has released several albums. He currently plays with Pluramon as well as creating the music for several of Rebecca Horn’s recent installations. He contributed all horn melodies to this mini LP. Other guest musicians are Morten Grønvad, vibraharp and Daniel Schroeter, electric bass guitar.
A1 Out In The Sticks 11:00
B1 The Librarian 8:40
B2 182/9 3:45
The Friedman & Liebezeit album on Nonplace is scheduled for 2006.
For more information go to the nonplace site.
Artist: Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit featuring David Sylvian
Title: Out In The Sticks Catalogue number: NON17
Format: mini LP, vinyl only
Release: 17th May 2005
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