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    Live recording from the No Fun Fest with Carlos Giffoni and C Spencer Yeh

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Recorded live at No Fun Fest 2008. White Out( Tom Surgal and Lin Culbertson) are true pursuers of the mythical everlasting improvisational fire. With a style thats both oblique and right to the point Tom's dynamic poly-rhythmic percussion and Lin's dynamic electronics and voice are augmented in this scorching live recording by C. Spencer Yeh (Burning Star Core) on violin and Carlos Giffoni on analog synth. This was their first collaboration and is full of amazing interplay that covers a wide spectrum of sound, From other-world evolving sounds to furious free improvisation to thick layers of dense drones, this is a totally bombastic and essential document of ageless modern improvisation.


released September 1, 2009

Lin Culbertson: analog synth, autoharp, voice; Carlo Giffoni: analog synth; Tom Surgal: drums; C Spencer Yeh: violin, voice



White Out New York, New York

White Out’s core nucleus of Lin Culbertson and Tom Surgal employ a unique array of instruments including: analog synthesizers, electric autoharp, flute, drums, springs, Cambodian shells, temple blocks, chains, metal scraps, gongs, bells, whistles, etc. These exotic instruments work together to forge a singular mysterious sound; an electro-acoustic music which can seem as ancient as it is modern. ... more

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