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Keith Rowe / Sachiko M / Toshimaru Nakamura / Otomo Yoshihide

ErstLive 005
Total time: 3 hrs 50 min

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Keith Rowe guitar, electronics
Sachiko M sine waves, contact microphone on objects
Toshimaru Nakamura no-input mixing board
Otomo Yoshihide electric guitar, turntables

ErstLive 005_1
ErstLive 005_2
ErstLive 005_3

ErstLive 005 is from the quartet of Keith Rowe, Sachiko M, Toshimaru Nakamura, and Otomo Yoshihide, the centerpiece show of AMPLIFY 2004: addition, the "four hour quartet". ErstLive 005 contains three individually packaged slimline CDs in a slipcase with original artwork by Keith Rowe, which wraps around the entire box, front, side, and back, as well as liner notes from all four musicians and numerous pictures from Yuko Zama. ErstLive 005 documents only the second performance of this quartet, after a brief set in Cologne the week before.

One thing I can say for sure is that the boundary between listening to this CD and playing this music is totally dissolved, and there is only a difference of time and space where the sounds are heard.-Otomo Yoshihide

Excerpt: Disc 1, Track 4 (3:28)
Excerpt: Disc 2, Track 1 (3:27)
Excerpt: Disc 3, Track 2 (3:20)