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Background Noise: Jim Denley and Mike Majkowski interview and feature on Blip

Posted in Uncategorized by loops on June 4, 2011

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this morning we are privileged to have as special studio guests, two of Australia’s finest exploratory music improvising musicians, Jim Denley (flautist and saxophonist) and Mike Majkowski (double bassist). Good morning Mike and Jim and welcome back to background noise. They have recently founded their first collaborative venture called BLIP and have produced the first release Calibrations on the splitrec label. A truly spontaneous and colourful musical feast, congratulations. This morning they will be presenting music from Calibrations As Well as some unreleased live recordings. Interspersed with some probing questions. A morning of conversations with BLIP


Track, Title, Duration

1, Pod,8′ 46″

2, Oat,6′ 39″

2nd bracket

Craig Grady remixing the playing of Mike and Jim. Recorded 2010

third bracket

live recording from the launch of calibrated in March 2011

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Background Noise: 2011 Now Now Festival preview with Mike Majkowski

Posted in Uncategorized by loops on January 14, 2011

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this morning our annual now now festival preview, the festival celebrating all forms of exploratory music expression with one of the festival organisers improvising double bassist Mike Majkowski.Welcome back to background noise Mike.We will be interspersing music by festival artists with probing questins about the festival.
Music played: various tracks from the 2011 now now festival preview CD