X-OR CD 019 Birdsong from inside the egg


POW Ensemble

Luc Houtkamp, computer, tenor saxophone, CD scratching, backing vocals, groove; Hans Buhrs, voice (tracks 1, 2, 4, 7, 8); Guy Harries, computer, electric piano, voice (tracks 2, 4, 7, 10); DNA, turntables, moog, groove, voice (tracks 2, 4, 5, 7-10); Joseph Bowie, trombone, live electronics, vocals (tracks 2, 4, 11, 13); Tom Tlalim, computer, theremin (tracks 3, 11-13); Jan Trützschler, computer (track 6); Marije Nie, tap dance (tracks 3, 11-13); John Dowie, vocals, piano (track 9); Wiek Hijmans, guitar (tracks 4, 8); Behsat Üvez, oud, bandir (tracks 7, 8, 10); Wilbert de Joode, double bass (track 4); Johannes Bauer, trombone (track 6); Dieter Manderscheid, double bass (track 6); Martin Blume, drums, percussion (track 6); Vera van der Bie, violin (tracks 2, 4, 7, 8); Maurice Horsthuis, viola (tracks 2, 4, 7, 8); Nina Hitz, cello (tracks 2, 4, 7, 8); Cora Schmeiser, soprano voice (tracks 1, 5); Harm Huson, counter tenor voice (tracks 1, 5); Arnout Lems, baritone voice (tracks 1, 5).

  1. Fthang (06.42)
  2. Birdsong from inside the egg (03.21)
  3. Bojangles walking (05.49)
  4. The wine (03.41)
  5. In de La (02.53)
  6. Teaming up VI (11.40)
  7. The vigil (04.23)
  8. Baude bedeh, for Kader Abdolah (03.41)
  9. British tourist revisited (02.57)
  10. Cradle my heart (05.08)
  11. The bells of Cerkno (10.23)
  12. It don't mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing) (02.20)
  13. If I had possession over Judgement Day (07.32)
Recorded in Fall 2004 (3, 12); Spring 2005 (6); Spring 2006 (1, 9, 11, 13); Summer 2006 (2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10). Full details of recordings can be found in Luc Houtkamp's discography.

Front cover design (reproduced above) by Zeloot; layout by Henry van Kleeff.


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