MARTIN KUCHEN - AND EVERYTHING INSIDE

CAME DOWN AS DUST

(confront collectors series ccs 27)

 

Martin Küchen - saxophones, preparations

 

During October 2013, Martin Kuchen participated in an residency in Vienna called Vor Anker, hosted by the artist Johannes Heuer. Throughout the residency, Martin embarked on an intense recording schedule located in the city's structually unique Expedithalle. Built in 1912 and formally Europe's largest bread factory prior to World War II, the enormous hall in which the recordings took place was the dispatch depot were horse drawn carts would distribute bread to the population of Vienna.

 

Recorded 14 October 2013 at Die Expedithalle, Vienna, Austria.

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Christoph Amann.

 

Martin Küchen has been active on the Swedish free improvised/free jazz scene since the mid-1990s. He has composed for larger groups, participated in dance projects, performed with different poets and created the music for experimental films.