Christopher Dell - vibes, guitar, electric bass, voice
Chris Dahlgren - Electric bass, double bass, voice
Maurice De Martin - drums, percussion, voice
After their acclaimed debut album "..actually, it's better like this...", this a long expected second album "3D: Not3". The new album comes in a very special art-edition 2 CD-box designed by Konstantin Kern. For anyone who needs drawers: call it anything, in between the chairs of improvisation, minimal-music and sound-art.
I knew of bassist Chris Dahlgren from when he lived in town and played with local musicians like Peter Epstein, Marc Whitecage, Briggan Krauss and Anthony Braxton (duo CD on Clean Feed). Since moving to Berlin, I've been less aware of his activities aside from his work with Gebhard Ullmann. Hence, when we got in this double disc from Not Two with two German musicians that I am not familiar with, I had no idea what to expect. What is most interesting is how wonderful and weird this little box-set turned out to be...
Like Mr. Dahlgren's former collaborator, Anthony Braxton, each piece is identified by a diagram in th....... more