This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.Learn more

Soundohm

Right - excerpt 1
Right - excerpt 2
Right - excerpt 3

Otomo Yoshihide

Guitar solo 2015 Right

Label: Doubtmusic

Format: CD

Genre: Jazz

In stock

€15.90
+
-

Otomo Yoshihide's Guitar Solo "LEFT" was released last summer but "RIGHT" is completely different from "LEFT". the 123 short fragments of Otomo's guitar sounds are run by computer programming at random so no one know how the sound played. This CD is one infinity."-Doubtmusic

detail

"What is most remarkable about the single, 62-minute track on Otomo Yoshihide's Guitar Solos 2015 RIGHT is how consistent, top to bottom, it sounds. Or, viewed through a different lens, how much coherence (real or imagined) we've learned to grant to disassociated sounds.  The recording was initially created as a sound installation with bits of Otomo's guitar cut and pasted together for playback. (That show, "Otomo Yoshihide: Between MUSIC and ART" also included quartet recordings with four musicians likewise diced and spliced.) So while the intentionality is preserved from the performance, any continuity essentially has been scrapped. In fact, the source recordings were 123 2-3 second takes, so there may well be more continuity to the computer construction than there was to the original session.  "Between music and art" is a useful phrase here. While we generally want music to be an expression (usually an emotional one), other art forms are allowed the luxury of being reflections or recontextualizations, or even attempts to realize fantasy or dream states. Music is supposed to somehow speak emotional truth and if it is arbitrary or accidental, there are those among us who may feel lied to.  Otomo's solos here do speak, at least to those comfortable with abstraction. Whether the story received is the one being told doesn't seem, upon reflection, to matter. Does it (and the previous Guitar Solos 2015 LEFT) count as a guitar solo? Well, it sounds like him and he's the only person playing. Academic questions aside, it's an enjoyable record by an innovative musician, even if there was a bit of a shuffle in the middle. " The Squidear

Details
Cat. number: dmf-162
Year: 2016

Related products

Farewell Tonic (LP)
LP | €21.90
In Berlin (LP)
LP | €21.90
Jazz Piano (LP)
LP | €17.90
Pearls (LP)
LP | €21.90
AMMMusic (Lp)
LP | €17.90
Being & Becoming (LP)
LP | €25.90
New Grass (Lp)
LP | €33.00
Impressions Graz 1962
CD | €14.50
Dental Kafka (2LP)
LP x 2 | €26.90

More from Doubtmusic

Catapult
CD | €14.99
19770916@Ayler, Sapporo
CD | €18.00
Complete Grune Revolution (1975)
CDx2 digipack | €24.00
Last live
CDx2 | €21.00
Boanerges
CD | €16.50
sec:ond sim
CD | €17.99
The beauty is the thing
CD | €18.50
Bells
CD digipack deluxe | €17.99
The elements
CD | €17.99
the gun
CD digipack | €15.99
Blood
CD + DVD digipack | €25.99
Monte Alto Estate
CD digipack | €15.99
Dots
CD digipack | €15.99
Live Vol. 2 Parallel Circuit
CDx2 | €22.90
Live Vol. 1 Series Circuit
CDx2 | €22.90
Moon ether
CD | €16.50
Show the Frog
CD | €16.50
Green zone
CD | €16.50
Live 1992 +
CD | €16.50