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One

  • By Touchxtone
  • Release 17/06/2003
  • Music Genre Electronic
  • Media Format CD
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Touchxtone does Synthesized Spontaneous Ambient Space music. Think 'Hearts Of Space' or Eno or Orb or Vangelis and you are in the right ballpark. The music on the CDs was improvised and recorded live to two-track at Common Sound in Decatur, GA. on November 19 and December 5, 2002 and January 19, 2003. From the CD liner notes: After working solo for what seemed like years on studio MIDI compositions and looking forward to a more live performance approach to his music, Jim Combs took a chance and placed a 'musician's wanted' ad in the November 6, 2002 Atlanta Creative Loafing. The ad read 'Ambient/Synth/Electro artist seeks atmospheric sound and visual artists for collaborative multimedia performance group ala Tangerine Dream, Kraftwerk, Jarre, Eno, Orb, Orbital.' One of the first people to respond to the ad was Michael Thomas Roe. Jim was immediately taken by Michael's musicianship and sense of drama in his compositions. They exchanged emails, talked a few times on the phone and got together once for dinner. After they realized they shared similar musical tastes and record collections, the two decided that a jam was in order to see if they could actually play music together. The first jam took place on November 19th,2002. Each brought a few hardware synthesizers to play: Michael brought his trusty Yamaha DX-7 and Ensoniq EPS-16 plus and Jim set up his Kurzweil K-2000, Roland JD-800, and Roland Juno-60. They came to the jam with few preconceived ideas, no plans on how to collaborate, and little discussion on how to start other than popping the tops on a couple of bottles of beer and turning on the CD recorder. That modest beginning of improvising live to two-track turned into the easiest, most fruitful and surprising collaborations of their musical careers, resulting in two CDs worth of music from only three 2-hour sessions (including December 5, 2002 and January 19, 2003). The CD contains pieces created at each of the three sessions. Neither Michael or Jim quite know which side of their brains the songs came from and there are places in the music they're still not sure who played what. But both are pleased with the results. CD One: Alien Radio On A Moonless Night (53:30) a. Dub Chill 2 b. Florian And Fauna c. Kyoto Dragon d. Alien Radio On A Moonless Night e. The Dawning f. Age Of Desire.

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Artist: Touchxtone
Title: One
Genre: Electronic
Release Date: 17/06/2003
Label: CD Baby
Media Format: CD
UPC: 659057891620
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