MANDAÏ DISTRIBUTION - independent music distributor

Copyright : 2002-2018
HOME | MAIL ORDER | DISTRIBUTION | LINKS | CONTACT | FAQ | NEWS | CONCERTS
SEARCH
The on-line catalog contains 2198 references
BROWSE BY
- Artists
- Labels
- Formats
- Styles
- Mid prices
- Last items
- LP
- 10in
- 7in
- Mandaï Gift Vouchers
NEWSLETTER
- Subscribe
LOGIN
Sign in or Register.

CONCERTS
25/08/2018
Maggi, Phil @ Nocturne Atlantikwall
31/08/2018
Baby Fire @ Diplo
01/09/2018
It It Anita @ Pacrock Festival
01/09/2018
Jean Jean @ Pacrock Festival
07/09/2018
Hollywoodfun Downstairs @ L'Entrepôt
07/09/2018
Maggi, Phil @ Magasin 4
More concerts ...
NEWS
07/08/2018
Back to work... Slowly !
21/07/2018
We'll be on holiday until early August : we should take some more time to answer you !
15/07/2018
Restock done !
25/06/2018
Website updated : new releases are in !
More news ...
FEEDBACKS
d... (Belgium)
All excellent...
V... (France)
Thanks for everything, good purchase for...
d... (Belgium)
Excellent...
More feedbacks ...
DESCRIPTION
V/A
Daniel Levin / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano ‎: Spinning Jenny

Label : Trost Records
Year : 2017
Format : CD
Style : Jazz
Availability : In stock

Price : 17.20 € - BUY
Description :The title of this recording is instructive when trying to unpack just what is going on inside; a 'spinning jenny' is a machine that was created during the early years of the Industrial Revolution. It allows for a worker to control eight or more thread spools at a time, thus increasing output and decreasing the amount of work needed. Daniel Levin, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, and Chris Corsano, the trio behind Spinning Jenny, are similarly efficient, teasing out countless threads of melody, texture, and tone from their respective instruments. There may be only three players here but, like the titular contraption, the result belies reality - at times, you'd swear you were listening to a much larger group.

As the album progresses, a pattern emerges: with almost mechanistic regularity, the trio move from jagged landscapes that stun the listener with their rhythmic and melodic complexity, to moments of quiet intensity that unfold at more measured tempos. The title track belongs to the former category; Levin, never content with simply treating his cello as a cello, seems to be trying to draw from it the full range of timbral possibilities - he whacks it, violently plucks the strings, and makes it howl. Flaten, meanwhile, moves along the neck of his bass restlessly, with notes dropping like leaden balls in nervy bursts. Corsano, as ever, is a joy to hear - it goes without saying that he has carved out a name for himself as one of the greatest improvisational drummers, and Spinning Jenny is all the proof you'll ever need. Whether he's launching intricate volleys of rhythm that bounce, rattle, and clang, or whether he's relying on subtle brushwork to convey a sense of disquietude, Corsano is never lacking in the elasticity and suppleness that mark him as a master of percussion. 'Pinophyta,' the next track, falls into the second category that I mentioned: that of pieces on Spinning Jenny that explore quieter, more restrained territory. Over the span of nearly ten minutes, the trio explore an architecture of anxiety, with each player contributing in subtle ways to the unsettling atmosphere. While it starts with whispers and sighs, it soon moves into knocks and, from Levin, something resembling death-rattles.

'Scutching,' in true oscillatory fashion, returns to the restive ferocity of the title track. As on that piece, the three players are constantly wrapping around and weaving through one another - sometimes they splice together in knots, and sometimes they fly apart in wild spirals, but the result is always enthralling. Like a rope being pulled on from both sides, the remaining pieces on Spinning Jenny maintain that same captivating sense of tension: the tension between reservation and release, a murmur and a shriek. (Derek Stone)

Titles :01. Spinning Jenny 7:43
02. Pinophyta 9:57
03. Scutching 7:04
04. Carnassials 11:34
05. Short Draw 4:42
06. Moulinette 7:10


BEST SELLING

CHICAGO / LONDON UNDERGOUND (FEATURING ROB MAZUREK)
A Night Walking Through Mirrors (CD) - 14.70 €
Cuneiform Records

V/A
Joy as a Toy / Germanotta Youth (10in) - 6.66 €
Cheap Satanism Records

ED WOOD JR.
The Home Electrical (CD) - 10.40 €
Black Basset Records / Whosbrain Records

MORSE
Pathetic Mankind (CD) - 10.40 €
Head Records
NEW RELEASES

THUMBSCREW (MARY HALVORSON, MICHAEL FORMANEK, TOMAS FUJIWARA)
Ours (CD) - 14.70 €
Cuneiform Records

DEUX BOULES VANILLE
Planète Gougou (CD) - 14.50 €
Kythibong Records

LA JUNGLE
S/T (LP) - 18.60 €
Black Basset Records / Rockerill Records / Whosbrain Records / Attila Tralala / Kinky Star Records

PSEUDOCODE
Next One's Is Called (LP) - 18.60 €
Sub Rosa

API UIZ
Peplum (LP) - 16.60 €
Kythibong Records / Les Potagers Nature / Attila Tralala

ANCIENT VEIL
New - The Ancient Veil Remastered (CD) - 13.00 €
Lizard Records

ZU (WITH MATS GUSTAFSSON)
How to Raise an Ox (LP) - 20.30 €
Trost Records

JESUS IS MY SON
Tout a une fin (même l'amour) (CD) - 8.30 €
Cheap Satanism Records
-MORE NEW RELEASE-