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Rehnert, Thomas / Ulf Mengersen: Content: GXII (Creative Sources)

Working with modular synthesizer systems and amplified double bass, the Berlin duo of Ulf Mengersen, a member of Berlin Improvisers Orchestra and Ensemble MIA, and Thomas Rehnert, an experimental musician, sound artist and composer known for rock, theater, radio, visual arts and free improv settings, recorded these 10 electroacoustic improvisations in the studio in 2021.
 

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Ulf Mengersen-double bass


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UPC: 5609063407402

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs740
Squidco Product Code: 33224

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at tonus arcus studio, in Berlin, Germany, on August 10th, 2021.

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Working with modular synthesizer systems and amplified double bass, the Berlin duo of Ulf Mengersen, a member of Berlin Improvisers Orchestra and Ensemble MIA, and Thomas Rehnert, an experimental musician, sound artist and composer known for rock, theater, radio, visual arts and free improv settings, recorded these 10 electroacoustic improvisations in the studio in 2021.


Artist Biographies

"Thomas Rehnert lives and works in Berlin. Influenced by the European free jazz of the 1970s, he played drums in various punk bands in Berlin (West) in the 1980s. In the punk and experimental music environment of those years, he began to deal with improvised and electroacoustic music, machine music and automata. Today he builds his own drum kits and develops playing techniques and collective improvisation concepts. He expands the acoustic drum sounds partly with live electronics. For several years he has been building autopoietic installations from analogue modular systems that generate sounds, videos, drawings and sculptures. As a drummer, he plays in various formations and is involved in various interdisciplinary projects (theatre, radio, visual arts). He works as a composer, sound artist, drummer and sound designer."

-Thomas Rehnert Website (Translated by Google) (https://thomasrehnert.de/)
2/28/2024

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Ulf Mengersen is a German bassist living in Berlin. He studied at Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar. He is a member of Berlin Improvisers Orchestra, Ensemble MIA.

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Track Listing:



1. Genlock 7:53

2. Tide 4:38

3. Leckage 4:54

4. Fehlbrand 3:22

5. Combination 3:16

6. Glatten 5:01

7. Feld/Field 8:22

8. Disperse 2:24

9. Min/Max 6:18

10. Reduktion 5:36

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Creative Sources
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Free Improvisation
Electro-Acoustic
Electro-Acoustic Improv
Piano & Keyboards
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European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
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