Birchall/Cheetham Duo - Tipping Point CDr MIECDR1
‘Inner ear outer space deconstruction of rock elements resulting in a heady stew of free/drone/rockout’
MIE Music is very excited to announce the first release in its new CDr series 'TIPPING POINT' by the Birchall/Cheetham Duo. Andrew and David met when they performed as part of Rhys Chatham’s G3 ensemble in Manchester early 2011 which MIE put on. Since then they have developed a sound exploring the deconstruction of rock music within the wider context of free improvisation. Both musicians are committed to the exploration of dynamics, texture, tone and rhythm. TIPPING POINT is the culmination of endless jamming and working deep into each others psyche, delving into the dark corridors of their deconstructed improv drone-rock.
"Bad teach holier mulch, a cab hum-thrilled echo, David Birchall (guitar) and Andrew Cheetham (drums) cut up some Elmore James tapes and spliced them back together all out of sequence then learned the results note-for-note, I reckon. " - Braw Gigs
Mastered by Dave Jackson, All tracks recorded August – October 2011 in The Milkroom at Hotspur House, Manchester
Released in a run of a 100 in handmade and printed covers. Cover artwork by Craig Stewart