Label: WV Sorcerer Productions
フランス及び中国をベースに東アジア圏の録音を出版する気鋭レーベルWV Sorcerer Productions。Sublime Frequenciesの諸作で知られ、主に少数民族の音楽コレクションを行い、それだけではなく音響作家としてミックス、加工のセンスもピカイチなLaurent Jeanneauの人気プロジェクトKink Gong。本アルバムは、氏が2006年から2012年に掛けて中国雲南省大理市に住んでいた時期に採集した音素材で作られており、中国の他、ラオス、カンボジアのあらゆる種類のフィールド・レコーディングを、コラージュとは異なる滑らかな多層ミックスとして提示。流石の構築美。
-12" black LP
- 4mm spine 350g reverse board cover
- w* obi
Kink Gong (aka Laurent Jeanneau) was born in France in 1965.
He started making electronic music around 1995 in NYC, and in 1999 went to live with the Hadzas in Tanzania to record their music, since then he started to record the music of mostly endangered minorities in many different places, mostly in Southeast Asia. He lived in Indonesia, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, and many other places. He also composes electronic music that includes and transforms those recordings. With a huge catalog of his work, he released music from the label such as Sublime Frequencies, Akuphone, Discrepant, and more.
This album is to celebrate the music I was involved in while living in Dali, Yunnan, China between 2006 and 2012. As usual with Kink Gong compositions, they contain all kinds of field recordings, mostly in Southern China, Laos, and Cambodia; local instruments that I play and electronic to melt them together, resulting in experimental soundscapes. Each element of the composition relates to this period with people (the dramatic voices of Hani or Yao singers) and spaces (park, jungle) and the long hours of creative enjoyment in our house by the Ear lake (Erhai) to put those elements together, using my neighbour (Li Daiguo)'s skill on pipa or new electronic toys I got around that time.
Our son was born in Dali in 2008 and this LP is called Ji Sang (literally translated as Lucky Mulberry Tree) after his name.
- Kink Gong