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Rune Martinsen & Øystein Jørgensen - Triumph Standard 12 CD (album) cover

TRIUMPH STANDARD 12

Rune Martinsen & Øystein Jørgensen

 

Progressive Electronic

3.00 | 1 ratings

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admireArt
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3 stars This, 1, 20 minutes track, released by Rune Martinsen & Øystein Jørgensen (although its release inverts the names) is constructed solely with sounds from an old typewriter "Triumph Standard 12" from 1939. No other instruments used. Of course it gets through different manipulations, effects and filterings.

Once I read this, well it got my attention. Kind of an "spoiler alert" as I, while listening, started to notice the endless possibilities of this idea and started to sense that a lot of my "sonic ideas" would not happen as such in this EP. I mean, maybe their idea was to use the fewer alterations possible, but as the idea grows on my behalf, I get the feeling that the concept of the music is far more relevant for this duo, than the music itself, therefore its creative spirit does not explode beyond itself.

Concrete and Incidental electronic music a la John CAGE with a frugal use of experimentation and a strong tendency to build a minimal, raw and desolated environment, which grows into a drone like solitary timbre tainted by also solitary tappings and a fading reverb.

It would not offend your ears yet it kind of gets caught in its own concept, music/noise wise.

***3 PA stars

admireArt | 3/5 |

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