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Cameron, Lisa / Alex Cunningham: Chasms (Waveform Alphabet)

Improvising over the abyss, Texas drummer Lisa Cameron (Roky Erickson, ST 37) and violinist Alex Cunningham (Sandy Ewen, Damon Smith, Claire Rousay) present three extended interactions using conventional instrumentation in unconventional ways, augmented by feedback, bowed cymbals, electronics and objects, under the control of exceptional technique.
 

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Lisa Cameron-drums, percussion, feedback, bowed cymbals, electronics

Alex Cunningham-violin, objects


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Label: Waveform Alphabet
Catalog ID: wa007
Squidco Product Code: 34396

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded by Ryan Wasoba. Mastered by Andrew Weathers

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Improvising over the abyss, Texas drummer Lisa Cameron (Roky Erickson, ST 37) and violinist Alex Cunningham (Sandy Ewen, Damon Smith, Claire Rousay) present three extended interactions using conventional instrumentation in unconventional ways, augmented by feedback, bowed cymbals, electronics and objects, under the control of exceptional technique.


Artist Biographies

"Lisa Cameron is an Austin, Texas drummer. She was originally born as Dave Cameron, hence the Alias. She is also known as Venison Whirled. She is know for her work with groups Sacrum, Sky City, Squat Thrust, & ST 37."

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/1032009-Lisa-Cameron)
2/28/2024

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"Alex Cunningham is a violinist, improviser, and visual artist based in St. Louis, MO. His work explores free improvisation, drone, noise, and minimalist composition. Cunningham has recently performed with Mark Shippy, Sandy Ewen, Damon Smith, Stefan Gonzalez, and Lisa Cameron and has ongoing collaborations with Chris Trull (under the Apathist! moniker), Kevin Harris, and Claire Rousay. Past collaborations include the groups Vernacular String Trio, Hess/Cunningham Duo, and Hardbody. Cunningham has released music on Close/Far Recordings, Personal Archives, Already Dead Tapes and Records, Fort Evil Fruit, and Astral Spirits.

Cunningham's collage work has appeared on various album covers and concert posters. He was named St. Louis' "Best Concert Poster Designer" by the Riverfront Times in 2015. His visual work has shown at Hoffman LaChance Contemporary, Resident Arts, Blank Space, and the Thomas Dunn Learning Center and has been featured on bus stops in St. Louis as part of St. Louis Metro's "Arts in Transit" initiative. "

-Alex Cunningham Website (https://www.alexcunninghamviolin.com/about)
2/28/2024

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Track Listing:



1. First Chasm 4:42

2. Third Chasm 14:16

3. Second Chasm 8:50

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