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philip jeck-iklectik cd (touch)

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philip jeck: iklectik

The sixth in the series of limited edition compact disc live recordings -- following releases in the series by Thomas Köner & Jana Winderen, Simon Scott, Bethan Kellough, Yann Novak, Robert Crouch -- offers a recording of Philip Jeck live at Iklectik, London. Philip Jeck studied visual arts at Dartington College of Arts in the 1970s and has been creating sound with record-players since the early '80s. He has worked with many dance and theatre companies and played with musicians/composers such as Jah Wobble, Steve Lacy, Gavin Bryars, Jaki Liebezeit, David Sylvian, Sidsel Endresen, and Bernhard Lang. He has released eleven solo albums, the most recent Cardinal, a double vinyl release on Touch. Suite, another vinyl-only release, won a Distinction at The Prix Ars Electronica, and a cassette release on The Tapeworm, Spool (2009), sees him playing only bass guitar. His CD Sand was second in The Wire's top 50 of the year. His largest work made with Lol Sargent, Vinyl Requiem was for 180 record-players, nine slide-projectors, and two 16mm movie-projectors. It received a Time Out Performance Award. Vinyl Coda I-III, a commission from Bavarian Radio in 1999 won the Karl Sczuka Foderpreis for Radio Art. Philip also still works as a visual artist, usually incorporating sound and has shown installations at The Bluecoat, Liverpool, Hayward Gallery, London, The Hamburger Bahnhof Gallery, Berlin, ZKM in Karlsruhe, and The Shanghai and Liverpool Bienalles. Philip Jeck has won the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Composers 2009. A presentation ceremony took place at The Royal Institute of British Architects, London, on November 9th, 2009. He has toured in an Opera North production playing live to the silent movie Pandora's Box (composed by Hildur Gudnadottir and Johann Johannson). He has also worked again with Gavin Bryars on a composition "Pneuma" for a ballet choreographed by Carolyn Carlson for The Opera de Bordeaux and has recently made and performed the sound for The Ballad Of Ray & Julie at the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool. Recorded and mastered by Jeff Ardron of St. Austral Sound. Artwork and photography by Jon Wozencroft. CD comes in a slipcase; Edition of 500.

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