verzcast #008 – Final Episode

The final verzcast presents a special mix of quiet music. Five uninterrupted pieces to conclude the series.

Stefan Thut – performance notes (2017)
Phil Julian – Cardinal (2017)
Megan Steinberg – Conversations with Tadao Ando (2017)
Phill Niblock – P K & S L S (1990)
Phil Maguire – Empty Damage 2 (2017)

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verzcast #007 – verznights/12 months of verz special

This month, to celebrate 1 year of the verz project, Phil Maguire presents a mix of highlights from the first three verznights live editions.

Including music by Phil Durrant, Onin, Eleanor Cully & Phil Maguire, Rie Nakajima & David Bloor, and more.

VI005 – Ben Zucker – ‘o ur gab’

Ben Zucker’s new album o ur gab is available now. Drawing upon experience as a choral and improvisational singer, o ur gab is less a solo vocal album than an album of mouth music.
At the center of o ur gab is neither/n/nor/n, an un-spoken word piece drawing upon texts related to linguistic meaning only to remove all such content. First premiered as part of the Weisslich concert series in London, and presented in a studio multitrack here, the piece renders texts by Roland Barthes and Kenneth Goldsmith as wispy chorales of unvoiced consonants. Surrounding it are a pair of extended works made of multitracked and rearranged improvisations.

http://www.benzuckersounds.com/

verzcast #003 – with Areal Cabado (podcast)

This month, Phil Maguire is joined by Areal Cabado, a duo from Buenos Aires specialising in improvised music. And a mix of lo-fi tape label music: collage, ambient, field recordings.

Tracklist:
Lathe W – NE Trethowan (2015)
Escape Hatch  – Carbon Copy (2017)
Die Neue IBM – Berliner Klassik 3 (2016)
Simon Wickham-Smith – Close (2015)
Elizabeth Veldon – From the Highest Point of the Park You Turn Right and Descend Into the Valley Once Filled by a Lake (2014)
Diurnal Burdens – Extinction (2017)
C. Reider – Chew Cinders 2 (2017)
Tomás Cabado – Mediantes (2015)
Areal Cabado – pliegue 03 (2016)
Areal Cabado – pliegue 01 (2016)
Areal Cabado + Vitale + Stepancic Gidron – @una.casa (2017)
Phil Maguire – Praia das Maças 01 (2017)

You can find music from the tape label mix on KVA, Falt, Midnight Circles, Invisible Cities Records, herlalen, and Tanuki Records.

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