Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Spectra: Guitar in the 21st Century

(Quiet Design Records, alas007) (U.S.) (CD)

  1. Tetuzi Akiyama - Three Small Pieces (6:34)
  2. Sebastien Roux and Kim Myhr - SIX (6:00)
  3. Mike Vernusky - Nylah (7:28)
  4. Duane Pitre - Music for Microtonal Guitars and Mallets [edit] (7:52)
  5. Cory Allen - Fermion (6:52)
  6. Erdem Helvacioglu - The End of the World (10:34)
  7. Keith Rowe - Fragment from a Response to Cardew's Treatise (8:21)
  8. Jandek - The World Stops (8:55)

Track 1: recorded live in Houston; engineered by Ryan Edwards [2008]
Track 2: recorded by Sebastien Roux and Kim Myhr in Paris [2008]
Track 3: commissioned by El Centra Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras en Morelia, Mexico [2008]
Track 4: opening and closing mallet/guitar sections recorded by Preston Swirnoff in San Diego [2006]
Track 5: completed at the Atlantic Center for the Arts [2008]
Track 6: recorded at Erdem Helvacioglu's studio in Istanbul [2008]
Track 7: recorded live at Ceremony Hall, Austin; engineered by Tom Carter [2004]
Track 8: from the album I Threw You Away [2002]

Produced by Mike Vernusky and Cory Allen
Curated by Quiet Design Records
Mastered by Christopher Ariza at flexatone, hfp
Photos by Michael McGill

Released in 2009