|1||Tima Formosa 1||24:44|
|2||Tima Formosa 2||3:45|
|3||Tima Formosa 3||31:14|
|BT04, none||Ambarchi* / O'Rourke* / Haino*||Ambarchi* / O'Rourke* / Haino* - Tima Formosa (CD, Album)||Black Truffle, Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu||BT04, none||Europe||2010|
Like Tima Formosa, Ambarchi's overlooked solo works spot an interesting tone or timbre and explore its every surface. Such obsession is the anchor here. But this is neither a tidal drone record, where one sound consumes a side, nor a glitch record, where every sound serves simply as an introduction for the next. Between the 25-minute opener and the 31-minute closer, the trio offers the perfect mid-album respite. It distracts without absorbing, a stopgap that doesn't disrupt from the action so much as prepare for the next phase. That phase- full of lacerated, metal-like vocals, intoxicating tribal drumming, and long, lashing tones- again builds, burns, and bleeds into silence.
Oren Ambarchi is published by Touch Music (MCPS), Jim O'Rourke is published by Field Code Music (BMI). Made in the EU (on sticker). Here are the same musicians as for Imikuzushi but not using the same instruments, Ambarchi on guitar, O'Rourke on electronics and piano, and Haino electronics. Instead of Imikuzushi that is totaly rock, they produce here some long drones, continuous and very quiet. The result is quite successful with some very interesting textures.
Ambarchi collaborated with t Paul Duncan of Warm Ghost on experimental music projects. Ambarchi begins a series of duo recordings with t Jim O'Rourke, the first one being the acclaimed 'Indeed' in 2011 . 2010) Tima Formosa with Jim O'Rourke and Keiji Haino (Black Truffle). 2011) Hit & Run with Joe Talia (Touch). 2011) In a Flash Everything Comes Together as One There Is No Need for a Subject with Keiji Haino and Jim O'Rourke (Black Truffle/Medama). 2011) Dream Request with Robbie Avenaim (Bo'Weavil). 2012) The Mortimer Trap with Thomas Brinkmann (Black Truffle).
Album · 2010 · 3 Songs. Tima Formosa 3. 31:14. Released: 5 Apr 2010. More By Oren Ambarchi. See All. Hubris Variation - EP.
CD - Black Truffle Records 004CD). Oren Ambarchi is a New Zealand-based guitarist whose work on his own has moved from raw noise to much more subdued "lowercase improv," but who has also brought his mastery of drones and overtones to recording sessions and live gigs with Sunn 0))), among others; Jim O'Rourke has worked solo, collaborated with dozens of avant-garde and improv musicians, and was. a member of Gastr del Sol, Illusion of Safety, and Sonic Youth; while Keiji Haino is one of the most revered performers in the Japanese noise underground, both as a solo artist and leader of the post-psychedelic rock band.
The songs on the experimental album Tima Formosa are simply called Tima Formosa 1, Tima Formosa 2, and Tima Formosa 3. The first cut is a 25-minute piece that features Oren Ambarchi’s droning and feedback-driven electric guitar, repetitive keyboard effects, and ambient guitar courtesy of Jim O’Rourke, and haunting vocal screeches and chants in addition to the manic drumming. The effect resembles the soundtrack to a noir horror movie.