Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Review of Wishgift 'Pretty Jenny/Cream Acres'

Jason Dean wrote a great review of the Wishgift 7", 'Pretty Jenny/Cream Acres' on his blog, 7 Inches. Read the full review here.

ジェーソン・ディーンは、Wishgift 7"、ブログ、7インチ上の「きれいなジェニー/クリーム地所」の大きな調査を書きました。

Friday, January 14, 2011

Brian Labycz's Peira Label

Shared a bill at Elastic last night with the Gregorio, Roebke, Labycz Trio (Guillermo Gregorio, woowinds; Jason Roebke, bass; Brian Labycz, modular synthesizer). They played a beautiful set of concise, restrained improvisations, very well suited to the narrow, acoustically tight room. The trio was celebrating the release of 'Colectivos', out on Labycz's CDR label, Peira. Labycz presses runs of 100 discs in standard jewel cases which he sells for five bucks a copy. He handed me a copy of 'Colectivos' last night, along with another Peira release, 'Aut Disce Aut Discede' by The Green Pasture Happiness. (Labycz plays in this group as well.) I was struck by the sound and performances on both of these discs, as well as the sparse artwork and simple layouts. Labycz said he started the label in order to get more documentation out there of experimental music in Chicago, and to do it quickly and cheaply. When you consider that so many folks are using CDs, if at all, as data transfer vessels from the artists' hands to their computers and mp3 players, the low budget approach makes a lot of sense--especially when the focus is on the sound first, and packaging second. I think Labycz is making a great contribution with this project.

紙幣を共有した、で、弾性、Gregorio、Roebke、Labyczトリオ(ギエルモGregorio、woowinds; ジェーソンRoebke、低音; ブライアンLabycz、モジュールのシンセサイザー)を備えた昨夜。
彼は、別のPeiraリリース(グリーンの牧場幸福による「Aut Disce Aut Discede」)に加えて、昨夜私に「Colectivos」のコピーを渡しました。

When I woke up this morning I decided to go for a walk, and that I would take that time to listen to 'Aut Disce Aut Discede.' So I imported it into my computer and transferred it to my ipod. I recommend both discs, which can be purchased at the Peira website.

私が今朝起きた時、私は、散歩とそれに出掛けることに決めました、私は「Aut Disce Aut Discede」を聞くためにその時間とりましょう。