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Object Holder
Biota
Object Holder
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Jazz, Special Interest, New Age, Pop, Rock
 
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Stunning thorough worked piece that breaks new ground altogether; an extraordinary achievement, 3 years in the making and rewriting a lot of rules. Text and singing (Susanne Lewis, inimitably) Also features Charles Vrtacek...  more »

      
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All Artists: Biota
Title: Object Holder
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Recommended Records
Release Date: 3/29/1995
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Jazz, Special Interest, New Age, Pop, Rock
Styles: Ambient, Avant Garde & Free Jazz, Experimental Music
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 752725002226

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Stunning thorough worked piece that breaks new ground altogether; an extraordinary achievement, 3 years in the making and rewriting a lot of rules. Text and singing (Susanne Lewis, inimitably) Also features Charles Vrtacek (Piano), Andy Kredt (Guitar) and Chris Cutler (percussion, electrics, texts). A Dense, profound field of sound, music, silence.
 

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01/22/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"For nearly 20 years, Biota has produced sounds untouched by genre or trend. Their music is a dense and lovely musique-concrete mass, with unsteady tripping rhythms, strange medieval fanfares, and undersea melodies. On _Object Holder_, they pull out obsolete instruments like the hurdy-gurdy, clavioline, Hawaiian tremoloa (a plucked string oddity) and marxophone (an autoharp-like device with 15 spring-loaded hammers), making them sound like a Gamelan orchestra broadcasting from the deck of a capsizing ship. Biota is joined on this release by Chris Cutler, Susanne Lewis, and C.W. Vrtacek."