Notice Recordings has released a new batch of cassettes. The first release comes from the esteemed New York-based cellist Okkyung Lee. Her new album is entitled Speckled Stones and Dissonant Green Dots. The first track is currently available for streaming and features a sprightly arrangement or computer-generated and analogue synthesizer. The B-side is said to “suggest early polyphony.” You can purchase the cassette on Bandcamp here.
The second new release from Notice Recordings is from percussionists Sarah Hennies and Greg Stuart. The B-side “Basin” is currently available for streaming and features a captivating assortment of found sounds that form a mysterious narrative-of-sorts. You can find more information about the album and purchase it here.
The third new release from Notice Recordings is from Matt Hannafin and finds him performing pieces from John Cage. It’s called Four Realizations for Solo Percussion and features compositions that Cage wrote during the last thirty years of his life. One piece, entitled “c Ȼomposed Improvisation,” was written for Glen Velez, a percussionist that Hannafin studied under. You can stream the A-side can be streamed above. More information about the pieces and purchasing the album can be found here. All three cassettes are limited to 100 copies.
Speckled Stones and Dissonant Green Dots tracklist:
1. Speckled Stones
2. Dissonant Green Dots
Four Realizations for Solo Percussion tracklist:
1. c Ȼomposed Improvisation for One-Sided Drums with or without Jangles
2. Variations III
3. Variations II