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Transmitter

Transmitter by Ken Field
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Ken Field

Label: Neuma
Released: 2021
Duration: 00:46:06
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Track Listing

Transoceanic (7:42)
Transcendantal (7:20)
Translucent (5:30)
Transducer (9:41)
Transgressive (7:39)
Transparent (8:12)


Personnel

Ken Field
saxophone
Erdem Helvacioglu
electronics

Album Description

While circumstances keep Birdsongs of the Mesozoic and the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble and his other projects off the stage and away from large gatherings, Ken Field still has a saxophone and music to be made. In truth he has long created solo soundtracks for film and dance so it is not unusual to find him at home with his instrument and a mic. This project, Transmitter, feels different, though. It became a collaboration with producer Erdem Helvacioglu and has taken him into an expansive new realm of studio artistry.

The six tracks on the album are all trans-something: the titles bridge oceans, light, stasis, and gravity. Just so do the looped and layered saxophone parts shift and morph in post-acoustic ways. In this era of virtual ensembles by necessity, this saxophone choir could exist in no other form. From jaunty phrases to fluttering drones and angular polyphonies, the saxophone lines make for an ever-shifting dawn chorus. Transmitter is full of messages.


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