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Tuned Rocks

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 08, 2012 01:05 AM
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by Geoff Manaugh ( last modified Aug 07, 2012



In an earlier post today, the idea of tuned rocks in a tumbler came up—which reminded me that musician and sound artist Akio Suzuki, known for, amongst other things, his extraordinary found-rock flutes and other handheld accidental instruments, will be performing in Brooklyn next month at the ISSUE Project Room.

Suzuki "will perform on a range of unique instruments including an iwabue, the ancient stone flute passed down through his family for many generations, and the analapos, an instrument he invented in the 1970s that creates echoes through the acoustic transmissions of a spiral cord stretched between two metal cylinders." Performing with Suzuki on Thursday, September 27th, will be Otomo Yoshihide and Gozo Yoshimasu.

(Akio Suzuki previously mentioned here. Thanks to Carlos Solis for the tip!)




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