CD – 7 tracks – 73:51 | Touch # TO: 87
Diluvial takes as its starting theme the rising sea levels that preoccupy people living close to water. The piece plays on the dynamics between creation myths, flood geology and the concept of global warming. Deluge is its central metaphor. The final recorded sound tracks stand as a more diverse image of the human trajectory.
CD released by Touch Music.
Bruce Gilbert is a founding member of the influential art-punk band Wire and a pioneer of experimental noise. He studied art and found a niche in the late 1960’s avant-garde music scene and continues to work as an iconic figure.
David Crawforth and Naomi Siderfin – BAW (Beaconsfield Art Works) – have collaborated on multi-faceted experiments, fusing electronic sound composition within visual art installation since they co-founded London’s artist-led entity Beaconsfield in 1994 (www.beaconsfield.ltd.uk).
Since its first release in 1982, Touch has created sonic and visual productions that combine innovation with a level of care and attention that has made it the most enduring of any independent company of its time (www.touchmusic.org.uk ).
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