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DAVE POWELL

Tartovisti
MERCURY AND THE MOON

available as...
CD-R
Auricle AMCDR 189/90 11.00
bandcamp download

duration: 117'03"

CD 1...

1. Ossau-Iraty 9'49"
2.
Mercury And The Moon 23'14"
3.
House Of The Trembling Madness 5'27"
4.
August 21'25"
5.
Icarus 6'21"
6.
Insect Bites 1'21"

CD2...

1. Schwankungen I 1'48"
2.
Schwankungen II 9'00"
3.
Schwankungen III 15'29"
4.
Negnuknawhcs I 2'23"
5.
Schwankungen IV 13'30"
6.
Negnuknawhcs II 2'21"
7.
Schwankungen V 4'08"

Recorded at Riverside and Headless Cross, Redditch: 23 July to 27 August 2012.
Live mix-down from 4 track to digital by David Powell: 28 August at Tachyon Studio.
Digital transfer, additonal editing, balancing, tweaking: 29-30 August.
Additional editing, glitch removal, and final mastering: 10 September.
Negnuknawhcs remixes: 11 September.
All digital post-production work by Alan Freeman at Tachyon Studio.

Tartovisti
Nigel Muller: electric guitar, djembe, vocals
Dave Powell: electric guitar, acoustic guitar, saz, violin, hurdy gurdy, cymbals, bass, flute, organ

20 copy edition. Each with a unique hand-painted front insert!

review...
This album started as a new Dave Powell solo, but ended up as the birth of a new musical project, the duo Tartovisti. Nigel and Dave had played together in other more folk oriented projects in the past. With this release they move well away from folk, exploring a variety of styles on disc one (some of this is solos by Dave), and then a free guitar wielding tripping on disc two, the Schwankungen variations, they venture into the world of fuzz, distortion, and the Kosmische...

Versions...
CD-R: 20 numbered copies - released 1/10/2012.
Bandcamp download - released 1/1/2019.




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