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Peter Zummo

peter zummo has been composing since 1967 and has performed his works for solo trombone and ensemble worldwide. his work has been associated with the contemporary classical tradition, in combination with or juxtaposition to the minimal, jazz, world music, and so-called art-rock styles.

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Monoton

monoton was founded in 1979 by hypermedia wizard konrad becker as an art project that underwent various transformations and collaborations in its exploration of psycho-active sound programming and its psychosocial contextualizing. based on the blank staff lines of an empty sheet of music, the distinct cover design of early records made it into a various exhibitions. in 1998 the wire magazine singled out monoton’s record "monotonprodukt07" from 1982 among the 100 most important records of the 20th century. 

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Ela Orleans

ela orleans (hb recordings, parental guidance) is a polish musician now based in glasgow, uk.
she was a member of pop collagists hassle hound, has played with various luminaries of the new york experimental and noise scenes and is a composer for the screen and theatre. over the course of orleans’ music career, her tagline and brief description for her music has always been “movies for ears”. in the work orleans pushes her pastoral pop roots into more cinematic terrain, experimenting with carefully considered sound art segments, complex electronic textures and orchestral flourishes. she has a number of solo recordings and numerous collaborative releases on labels such as all saints records, warp, parental guidance, la station radar, night peopleclan destine records, twisted nerve and staubgold. she currently works on her upcoming lp with musician and producer – howie b. the record will be released by hb recordings in spring 2015.

 

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