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Meirino, Francisco / Jerome Noetinger: Drainage, In Six Parts (Klanggalerie )

Recording in Switzerland at La Becque Residency Center, the experimental improvising duo of Francisco Meirino on synth & field recording and Jerome Noetinger using electronics, tape, reel to reel player & radio, create a 6-part series of unusual sonic interactions, patiently exposing unidentifiable sounds and synthetic punctuation, neither subtle nor explosive but wonderfully engaging.
 

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Francisco Meirino-synthesizer, field recording

Jerome Noetinger-electronics, tape, reel to reel player, radio


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UPC: 5052571201428

Label: Klanggalerie
Catalog ID: GG443
Squidco Product Code: 33625

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: Germany
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded live at La Becque Residency Center, in Switzerland, in 2019.

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"Francisco Meirino is a sound artist based in Switzerland. His music explores the tension between programmable material and the potential for its failure. His interest lies primarily in what is not supposed to be recorded : the end of life of electronic devices, electrostatic noise, magnetic fields and the unconventional use of music hardware and sound systems and how to exploit these sonic failures in radically different ways in his sound pieces. His music combines intricate textures, sonic precision, wide spatial panning and is fascinating by its physical intensity and detail precision.

Born April 1966, in Marseille, Jerome Noetinger discovered experimental music under the influence of the Deficit Des Annees Anterieures in Caen. He is a composer/improviser/sound artist working with electroacoustic devices. Composing sometimes musique concrete in the studio, and performing improvised music using electroacoustic devices such as: the reel to reel tape recorder Revox A77 and magnetic tape, analogue synthesisers, mixing desks, speakers, microphones, various electronic household objects and home-made electronica. Performing both solo and in ensembles, and collaborating often, and touring extensively internationally. Jerome is also the director of Metamkine, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the distribution of improvised and electroacoustic music, which operates with an on-line mail order catalogue.

The music on this CD was recorded by the duo in 2019 in Switzerland."-Klanggalerie


Artist Biographies

"Spanish born in 1975, Francisco Meirino is active since 1994 (as phroq until 2009) in experimental music and live performance.

His music explores the tension between programmable material and the potential for its failure, he is primarily interested in the idea of recording what is not supposed to be : gear failures, the death of PA systems, magnetic fields and electro-static noises and in how he can use them and hear them radically out of context.

Francisco Meirino's music is fascinating by its physical intensity and detail precision.

He mainly works with the computer, (eurorack) modular synthesizer, reel-to-reel tape recorders, magnetic fields detectors, piezo tranducers, field recorders and various home-made electronics.

More than 150 live performances in various venues in Europe, Japan and North America and in festivals such as :

Ende Tymes (New York, USA) / Cable (Nantes, France) / Santander Arte Sonore (Santander, Spain) / Activating The Medium (San Francisco, USA) / LUFF does Tokyo (Toyko, Japan) / Observatori (Valencia, Spain) / Musica Genera (Warsaw, Poland) / Norberg Electronic Music Festival (Norberg, Sweden) / Akousma (Montréal, Canada) / Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival (LUFF, Lausanne, Switzerland) / Ertz (Bera, Spain) among others...

Over the years, he had the honor to collaborate on studio and in live with great artists such as :

Eryck Abecassis / Leif Elggren / Dave Phillips / Scott Arford / Michael Gendreau / Michael Esposito / Randy H.Y. Yau / Lasse Marhaug / Gerritt Wittmer / Kiko C. Esseiva / Jason Kahn / ILIOS / Tim Olive / Mike Shiflet / Roro Perrot / ...

He has been commissioned with music for:

Ensemble Phoenix (Switzerland) / Cie Greffe/Cindy Van Acker (Switzerland) / Yann Marrusich (Switzerland) / Pro-Helvetia (Switzerland) / Radio Airplane (Japon) / Mostra d'Art Sonor i Visual de Barcelona (Spain) / Standard/Deluxe (Switzerland) / Radio Pic-Nic (Belgium) / Residency at GRM (France) / Residency at EMS (Sweden) / Galeria Valenzuela Klenner (Columbia) / Workshop at HEAR (France)

Francisco Meirino has been awarded with the Award for Electronic Music Composition 2003 by Pro-Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council.

His music is widely published by labels such as :

Misanthropic Agenda / The Helen Scarsdale Agency / Antrifrost / Fragment Factory / Idiosyncratics / Entr'acte / Firework Editions / Gerauschmanufakur / Banned Productions / Shiver Sounds / Observatoire etc...

He lives and works in Lausanne, Switzerland."

-Francisco Meirino Website (https://www.franciscomeirino.com/press.html)
6/17/2024

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"Born April 1966, in Marseille, Jérôme Noetinger discovered experimental music under the influence of the Déficit Des Années Antérieures in Caen. Composer/improviser/sound artist working with electroacoustic devices. Composing sometimes musique concrete in the studio, and performing improvised music using electroacoustic devices such as: the reel to reel tape recorder Revox A77 and magnetic tape, analogue synthesisers, mixing desks, speakers, microphones, various electronic household objects and home-made electronica. Performing both solo and in ensembles, and collaborating often, and touring extensively internationally. Director of Metamkine, non-profit organisation dedicated to the distribution of improvised and electroacoustic music, which operates with an on-line mail order catalogue. Member of editorial committee of quarterly journal of contemporary sound, poetry and performance, Revue & Corrigée since 1987 Studied electronic music under the direction of Xavier Garcia from 1986 -1988 at COREAM in Fontaine. Organises studio workshops and conferences around such subjects as: musique concrete, improvisation, audiovisual experiments, questions of distribution and production. Active in the international music network since 1984 working with music, dance, films and painting Member of 102 rue d'Alembert, programming coordinator of exhibitions, concerts and experimental cinema from 1989 -1998 [bio continues...]"

-Echoraum (http://www.echoraum.at/bios/jnoetinger.htm)
6/17/2024

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Track Listing:



1. 04'41 4:41

2. 10'56 10:56

3. 09'45 9:45

4. 03'50 3:50

5. 04'49 4:49

6. 07'48 7:48

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