Spool SPF 305/FIELD 5 Gathering


Smash and Teeny featuring John Butcher

Nilan Perera, prepared electric guitar and effects; Sarah Peebles, laptop, de-tuned shõ; John Butcher, soprano and tenor saxophones (CD II, tracks 1 and 2); Chung Gong, calligraphy performance (video, CD II).
    CD I (music)
  1. Looking glass (06.46)
  2. Stridulation nation (10.22)
  3. Salt phase results (10.15)
  4. Micromelody no. 1 (1.12)
  5. Kite storm warning (08.42)
  6. Ox tendon enigma (06.51)
  7. Lacemaker's ruin (09.01)
  8. Micromelody no. 2 (1.13)
  9. Table setting for snow (05.03)
    CD II (music and video)
  1. Hummingbird midnight (26.26)
  2. Crunchy hands (05.13)
  3. Kaladar kodex (10.40): Quicktime video
CD I recorded at the Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque 12 May 2001 (tracks 1, 2); The Tranzac Club, Toronto 7 May 2002 (track 3); Studio Excelo, Toronto February 2002 (tracks 4, 8); The Oasis, Toronto 26 June 2002 (tracks 5, 6, 7); NOW Lounge, Toronto 16 June 2001 (track 9). CD 2 recorded at Snake Ranch Studios, Toronto 2 March 2003 (tracks 1, 2) and Gay and Paul's farm, Kaladar, Ontario 1998/9 (video track 3).

Cover photograph (reproduced above) by Sarah Peebles; layout by Amy Heggie.

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