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Dirt Hand - THORN

Dirt Hand - THORN
Arun Roberts just wanted to get away from the metronome.

He took that desire, along with 8 players and 5 songs into a living room and made the Dirt Hand EP. Songs off this first work would appear in a handful of independent films and had him playing alongside the likes of Leah Senior, Ella Hooper and Ben Salter.

2 years later Dirt Hand was back in the studio with a new, deeper concept and a ferocious, improv-based band process.

THORN is the central pillar of this process.

About this track...

THORN is a discussion. I created a set of rhythmic variations and had one group clap through that rhythmic set while the other group sat at their instruments. I gave them no chords, no tonal centre and no instructions except to just listen to the claps and respond to the rhythms as they changed.

 
 
Details
Number Of People In Act Ensemble
State/Territory Artist Is Based In VIC
City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In Northcote
Taken From The Release Titled THORN
Copyright Holder's Name Arun Roberts
Media Servicing Date 2019-02-08
Main Genre Jazz
Genre 2 Instrumental
Genre 3 Experimental
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
Artist Official Web Site http://www.dirt-hand.com
Artist Social Network Page https://www.facebook.com/dirthand/
Online Store Page 1
Content Provider Amrap Unsigned