Flesh Isn't Real Dirt

Flesh Isn't Real Dirt
Flesh Isn't Real Dirt

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Dino J.A.Deane: sampler, live-sampling, bass-flute, live-mix

C.K.Barlow: sampler, live-sampling

Joseph Sabella: drums, tuba

Lisa Gill: voice, poetry

Performed, mixed and recorded in real-time

Released 2011

Multi-instrumentalist Dino J.A. Deane releases a stunning new spoken word recording called "Flesh Isn't Real Dirt" that takes live-sampling, poetry and rhythm into a world of sonic sorcery. Deane and C.K. Barlow both perform on samplers with long time collaborator, Joseph Sabella on drums. The trio is joined by poet Lisa Gill and the resulting performance is a compelling collision of texture tempo and text.

Over his career Deane pioneered the use of live-electronics & live-looping in Indoor Life a popular art/punk band from San Francisco during the early 1980's. There he played trombone controlled synthesizer that emulated the sound of an electric guitar. Soon afterwards he was touring the world as the electro-acoustic live-sampling percussionist with Jon Hassell.That collaboration resulted in the ground breaking Power Spot recording for ECM in 1986, produced by Brian Eno & Daniel Lanois. During that same period Deane became a close collaborator in Butch Morris' real-time composition creations called Conductions where he coined the term live-sampling, which means to record members of the ensemble while in performance, manipulate the sound and play back the recorded audio as part of the piece, all in real time. Deane is considered a master in this field of performance.

Flesh Isn't Real Dirt was performed, mixed and recorded in the studio in real time and later mastered by Quincy Adams (Q!).

..."The acoustic environment created by the music in the studio was riveting. I wanted to collapse into the sounds, embraced by nuance. There's poetry with music and then there's poetry as music. CK and Dino reworking my words, layering them on top of my own live voice, plus a wildly intelligent substructure of sampling, and what can only be called the gifted rhythmic finess of Sabella - this project opened my mind to a new way of being with music.".....Lisa Gill