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Background Noise: Mike Majkowski interview and feature

Posted in Uncategorized by loops on May 10, 2010

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 this morning A very special Program on and interview with the highly accomplished, innovative and colourful local improvising double bassist Mike Majkowski. Good morning Mike welcome to background noise and thank you for coming in. We will be featuring his very recent and first solo CD Ink on paper. And also sharing some insights into his various collaborative projects and playing some unreleased live recordings.
Tracks from the new CD

Track, title, duration

1 (0′ –6′),2,3, 4 (8′ — 18′ fadeout)

1, pizzicato,8′

2, foam and straw,3′ 12″

3, first words dribble,6′ 54″?

4, ink on paper,8′

unreleased live recordings by Roil and Strike

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Background Noise: Now Now Festival with Jim Denley

Posted in Uncategorized by loops on February 3, 2009

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this morning our annual  preview of the upcoming now now Festival of spontaneous music , this morning as with last year with one of the organisers and great Sydney improvising musician Jim Denley.  The Festival will feature musicians from all over the world including the legendary guitar wildman from America, Eugene Chadbourne and our own Clayton Thomas and Claire Cooper , Festival founders (2002), from Berlin as well as  Our international improv violinist,Jon Rose.We will intersperse our conversation about the Festival with music including some unreleased by some of the performers.


Jim provided some valuable insights into the Festival organisation and artists.  The Festival was really successful and these insights really provide a nice postscript.