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Artist: NAGUAL
Title: s/t
Format: LP
Label: Ergot
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
“Spawned in Oberlin, Ohios proliferating experimental circles, the duo of Ian McColm and David Shapiro have since 2010 become adept at coaxing damaged shades of Frippertronic drone from their extended guitar rigs. Finally distilling their inspirations into three deliberate pieces, this 44-minute LP of structured improvisations marks the culmination of a string of cassettes on McColms own Pidgin imprint and is Naguals most accomplished statement to date.
Meticulously crafted loops comprise the phonetic basis of Naguals vernacular, with clusters of decayed piano and spluttering ARP seamlessly shifting in and out of coherence while deep tones expand across the stereo field. The muscular tear of side A crescendos into a dexterous burst of McColms machine-gun percussion (first showcased on a Feeding Tube collaboration with Daniel Bachman) worthy of his years studying under Billy Hart; and side B unfurls with the patient serenity of musics eternal theater.” - Ergot.

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