MANDAÏ DISTRIBUTION - independent music distributor

Copyright : 2002-2019
HOME | MAIL ORDER | DISTRIBUTION | LINKS | CONTACT | FAQ | NEWS | CONCERTS
SEARCH
The on-line catalog contains 2251 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
20/07/2019
Necronomidol @ V11
16/02/2020
Seno Nudo @ Brasserie Houppe
More concerts ...
NEWS
08/07/2019
Sub Rosa's catalog is now totaly in stock and ready to be shipped.
18/06/2019
New releases are online !
14/05/2019
Working on new titles this week !
06/05/2019
We've just restocked some missing Cuneiform Records items.
More news ...
FEEDBACKS
f... (France)
Superbe distro, rapide et efficace !...
V... (France)
Comme d'habitude, très bons prix p...
J... (Belgium)
PAR FAIT...
More feedbacks ...
DESCRIPTION
V/A
Peter Brötzmann / Heather Leigh : Sparrow Nights

Label : Trost Records
Year : 2018
Format : CD
Style : Jazz
Availability : In stock

Price : 17.20 € - BUY
Description :There is complexity in simplicity, and Sparrow Nights is Peter Brötzmann and Heather Leigh's most enduring record to date, and their first studio album. A series of emotionally rich and boldly elucidated tonal and timbral exchanges played like compositions on pedal steel and reeds, the tracks (released as a 6 track LP and 10 track CD) are cold-forged minimalist blues motifs dragged from instrumental laments.

After three years playing together Brötzmann/Leigh's connection and understanding is by now both cerebral and deeply invested in the physical and sensory possibilities of their combined sound, while retaining a melancholic distance. Within this duo there is fluidity – neither is the anchor – and these recordings sound with as much variety as the sea. At times Sparrow Nights carries the clarity and poeticism of still water and open horizon ('This Word Love'), and at others it contains the elemental and ferocious roar of white water breakers on black rocks ('This Time Around').

On their previous three live albums (Ears Are Filled With Wonder, Sex Tape, Crowmoon) the duo have developed an intimate and intense language that manifests here as a focus on power and control, where figures blasted of unnecessary decoration are drawn from the shadows and smoke of collapse. The studio setting also allows Brötzmann to bring a broader range of reeds than in live scenarios: where previously he has played primarily tenor, clarinet and tarogato with Leigh, here he delivers the heat of alto and the low pressure of bass saxophone and clarinet.

Brötzmann's duo with Leigh continues to trace a fresh new arc in his trajectory, and this release also falls at a time when Leigh releases Throne, her most song-based record to date. Here as a studio duo they play a new-old blues for times of complexity, noise and chaos, continuing to redefine and re-sound possibilities for improvised music.

Peter Brötzmann - b-flat/bass/contra-alto clarinet, alto/tenor/bass saxophone / Heather Leigh - pedal steel guitar

Titles :01. Summer Rain
02. This Word Love
03. It's Almost Dark
04. Sparrow Nights
05. This Time Around
06. River Of Sorrow
07. At First Sight (CD only)
08. All Of Us (CD only)
09. My Empty Heart (CD only)
10. The Longer We're Apart (CD only)


BEST SELLING

YC-CY
Béton Brut (LP) - 16.30 €
X-Mist Records

LA JUNGLE
Past // Middle Age // Future (LP) - 19.60 €
Black Basset Records / Rockerill Records / A Tant Rêver du Roi

PSYCHIC GRAVEYARD
Loud as Laughter (LP) - 19.40 €
Skingraft Records

UNIVERS ZERO
Ceux du Dehors (LP) - 18.60 €
Sub Rosa
NEW RELEASES

MT GEMINI
Just Like a River (LP) - 18.60 €
Sub Rosa

ALPHA STRATEGY
The Gurgler (LP) - 18.60 €
Antena Krzyku

CORTEZ
No More Conqueror (CD) - 12.40 €
Cheap Satanism Records / WOOAAARGH

SKRYPTOR
Luminous Volumes (LP) - 20.30 €
Skingraft Records

V/A
Billions of Comrades / Choolers Division (7in) - 12.40 €
Black Basset Records

V/A
Spectra Machina : A Sound Anthology of Occult Phenomena 1920-2017 Vol.1 (LP) - 18.60 €
Sub Rosa

YC-CY
Béton Brut (LP) - 16.30 €
X-Mist Records

HANBA!
1939 (LP) - 16.60 €
Antena Krzyku
-MORE NEW RELEASE-