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Manuel Mota

I - II (2Cd)

Label: Headlights

Format: CDx2

Genre: Experimental

In stock


Limited edition of 200 copies. A double CD set featuring seven solo guitar pieces recorded on the 5th of january 2017 in  Ericeira  II seven solo guitar pieces 1-5 recorded on the 12th, 14th and 15th of may 2017 6 and 7 recorded in Ericeira on the 8th of january 2017. Manuel Mota is a Portuguese guitarist, who might best be described as a somewhat more fluidly lyrical Derek Bailey. Lovingly recorded on solid body electric guitar, his improvisations have the spiky quality associated with the elder statesman of the freely improvised guitar, but Mota's lines sound as though coated in oil, possessing a slipperiness and liquidity that peeks back at Portuguese traditions.

Cat. number: cdh25/26
Year: 2018