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David Toop, Akio Suzuki, Lawrence English // Breathing Spirit Forms CD + POSTER

David Toop, Akio Suzuki, Lawrence English // Breathing Spirit Forms CD + POSTER

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In 40, British tycoon experimental musician David Toop, Japanese tycoon experimental musician Akio Suzuki, and Lawrence English, who presided over the long-established Australian experimental label Room 3,A co-produced CD recorded at Tamborine Mountain, Australia.It is a performance with restraint that corresponds to nature.

The 24-page booklet contains an essay by David Toop, a drawing by Akio Suzuki, and a photo by Lawrence English.Poster included.

"I was invited by Lawrence English to fly to Brisbane in 2013. From London, David Toup was called. And I went for a walk in the deep forest with Lawrence and played with sounds. A relaxing and relaxing cottage home has begun. David is a vegan, so I remember leaving the kitchen to him, who is good at cooking, and it was a great dinner. At that time, I've been worried since I was a kid. I told you what I was talking about.
 I had been taken by my mother to visit the palmistry of the town, but when the uncle saw me at the age of 11, he said, "You will die in the summer of 72!" "That's very worrisome," said David, "Akio, this is the Southern Hemisphere, and it's winter now, so it's already gone."
 Listening to this sound revives the refreshing days. "-
Akio Suzuki

David Toop --Flutes, sticks
Akio Suzuki --Analapos, flutes, stones, sponge & hand mirror, pocket bottle & mallet
Lawrence English --Shortwave radio, handheld electronics, percussion.

Labels and other worksClick here /// Click here to see more Room40 releases available at Tobira.

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David Toop --Flutes, sticks
Akio Suzuki --Analapos, flutes, stones, sponge & hand mirror, pocket bottle & mallet
Lawrence English --Shortwave radio, handheld electronics, percussion.

From Lawrence English
"I am ceaselessly fascinated by how memory operates and, I'm regularly struck by how individually subjective a collective experience can be when recalled by its participants. Lynch's Lost Highway comes to mind here, specifically Bill Pullman's character Fred Madison who says" I like How I remembered them, not necessarily the way they happened. ”Like Madison, I can't help but sense that memory takes shape through an accumulative process that reflects how each of us have lived (and maybe even wanted to live) up to that point in time.

Going back to listen again to these recordings of which I was a part with David and Akio, I was surprised by what elements had stayed with me and what others had slipped into the eternal graying of my mind. I have vivid recollections of listening to a Lyre bird before recording the pieces together at Witches Falls. I remember both Akio and David finding musicality in decaying palm fronds. I remember Akio's voice, amplified through his Analpos, bouncing off the stones and trees. I remember David's flute, so quiet in the pitch black of the night forest as to appear like a hushed tone of wind or a distant animal calling. I also remember trying to match my modest hand held electronics with the pulsing and pitching of the insects around me.

Reading David's text, which is included in the book published alongside this edition, he recounts several things I had forgotten. Conversations about memory, ironically enough, had vanished from my mind until reading his words. I also didn't really remember my role as tick surgeon, removing a living insect from David's ear. I do remember his cooking though, as does Akio (captured aptly in his drawings), no doubt a testament to David's improvisational culinary expertise.

Breathing Spirit Forms represents a distinctive exchange between friends and collaborators. Tamborine commands a special presence and encourages a deep patience from those who are willing to give time to its varied environments. For the three of us, we were fortunate to share these moments together, fleeting in our lives as they might be, to sense the mountain's unique qualities, to respond to them through our exchanges and to form memories (as disparate as they might be) we carry forward with us in time.
"

Artist: David Toop, Akio Suzuki, Lawrence English

Label: Room40

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In 40, British tycoon experimental musician David Toop, Japanese tycoon experimental musician Akio Suzuki, and Lawrence English, who presided over the long-established Australian experimental label Room 3,A co-produced CD recorded at Tamborine Mountain, Australia.It is a performance with restraint that corresponds to nature.

The 24-page booklet contains an essay by David Toop, a drawing by Akio Suzuki, and a photo by Lawrence English.Poster included.

"I was invited by Lawrence English to fly to Brisbane in 2013. From London, David Toup was called. And I went for a walk in the deep forest with Lawrence and played with sounds. A relaxing and relaxing cottage home has begun. David is a vegan, so I remember leaving the kitchen to him, who is good at cooking, and it was a great dinner. At that time, I've been worried since I was a kid. I told you what I was talking about.
 I had been taken by my mother to visit the palmistry of the town, but when the uncle saw me at the age of 11, he said, "You will die in the summer of 72!" "That's very worrisome," said David, "Akio, this is the Southern Hemisphere, and it's winter now, so it's already gone."
 Listening to this sound revives the refreshing days. "-
Akio Suzuki

David Toop --Flutes, sticks
Akio Suzuki --Analapos, flutes, stones, sponge & hand mirror, pocket bottle & mallet
Lawrence English --Shortwave radio, handheld electronics, percussion.

Labels and other worksClick here /// Click here to see more Room40 releases available at Tobira.

----------------------------

David Toop --Flutes, sticks
Akio Suzuki --Analapos, flutes, stones, sponge & hand mirror, pocket bottle & mallet
Lawrence English --Shortwave radio, handheld electronics, percussion.

From Lawrence English
"I am ceaselessly fascinated by how memory operates and, I'm regularly struck by how individually subjective a collective experience can be when recalled by its participants. Lynch's Lost Highway comes to mind here, specifically Bill Pullman's character Fred Madison who says" I like How I remembered them, not necessarily the way they happened. ”Like Madison, I can't help but sense that memory takes shape through an accumulative process that reflects how each of us have lived (and maybe even wanted to live) up to that point in time.

Going back to listen again to these recordings of which I was a part with David and Akio, I was surprised by what elements had stayed with me and what others had slipped into the eternal graying of my mind. I have vivid recollections of listening to a Lyre bird before recording the pieces together at Witches Falls. I remember both Akio and David finding musicality in decaying palm fronds. I remember Akio's voice, amplified through his Analpos, bouncing off the stones and trees. I remember David's flute, so quiet in the pitch black of the night forest as to appear like a hushed tone of wind or a distant animal calling. I also remember trying to match my modest hand held electronics with the pulsing and pitching of the insects around me.

Reading David's text, which is included in the book published alongside this edition, he recounts several things I had forgotten. Conversations about memory, ironically enough, had vanished from my mind until reading his words. I also didn't really remember my role as tick surgeon, removing a living insect from David's ear. I do remember his cooking though, as does Akio (captured aptly in his drawings), no doubt a testament to David's improvisational culinary expertise.

Breathing Spirit Forms represents a distinctive exchange between friends and collaborators. Tamborine commands a special presence and encourages a deep patience from those who are willing to give time to its varied environments. For the three of us, we were fortunate to share these moments together, fleeting in our lives as they might be, to sense the mountain's unique qualities, to respond to them through our exchanges and to form memories (as disparate as they might be) we carry forward with us in time.
"

Artist: David Toop, Akio Suzuki, Lawrence English

Label: Room40