Koura

by Tasos Stamou

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    Track 1: Multitrack recording of sustained tones using a ‘Jubel Töne’ zither and additional
    live electronic effect processing.
    Track 2: Multitrack recording of sustained tones using a ‘Hohner Organetta’ chord organ
    and additional live electronic effect processing.

    Both tracks are part of a composition series based on sustained, multilayered recordings
    of solo acoustic instruments. The instruments have been performed with extended techniques and additional live electronic “extensions” (looping feedbacks & down-sampling, pitch shifting, reverberation and oscillators).

    ‘Koura’ is a traditional sheep shearing ceremonial custom, still performed in rural Crete.
    Every June, local farmers invite a group of close friends and relatives to join this full-day
    annual festivity dedicated to the sheep.
    A major feast in late evening finalizes a hard day of commune work.

    Recorded at the ‘Owl Studio’, London, 2016.
    Special thanks to Antonis, Tamara, Sietse.

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Track 1: Multitrack recording of sustained tones using a ‘Jubel Töne’ zither and additional live electronic effect processing.
Track 2: Multitrack recording of sustained tones using a ‘Hohner Organetta’ chord organ and additional live electronic effect processing.

Both tracks are part of a composition series based on sustained, multilayered recordings of solo acoustic instruments.
The instruments have been performed with extended techniques and additional live electronic “extensions” (looping feedbacks & down-sampling, pitch shifting, reverberation and oscillators).

‘Koura’ is a traditional sheep shearing ceremonial custom, still performed in rural Crete. Every June, local farmers invite a group of close friends and relatives to join this full-day annual festivity dedicated to the sheep.
A major feast in late evening finalizes a hard day of commune work.

Recorded at the ‘Owl Studio’, London, 2016.
Special thanks to Antonis, Tamara, Sietse.

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released September 9, 2016

Photos by Tasos Stamou & Tamara Tahhan
Design by Sietse van Erve

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Moving Furniture Records Amsterdam

Moving Furniture Records is a label based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands specialized in releasing experimental electronic run by Sietse van Erve, started in October 2008.

We are mostly interested in drones, minimalist, microtonal and field-recordings music.
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