Brian Chase, drummer of The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Seth Misterka, of Dynasty Electric (and formerly of Anthony Braxton's Ghost Trance Ensemble) recorded this album of free improvisation in 2005. It was originally released on the Australian label Heathen Skulls and is now being released in the USA and worldwide on Newsonic Records. The music revives the radical spirit of the work of John Coltrane, Rashied Ali, Albert Ayler, Milford Graves, and Sun Ra. "Duo" is particularly reminiscent of the late 1970s duets of Anthony Braxton and Max Roach. Minimal, Mysterious, and Magical...
released January 11, 2011
Brian Chase - drums
Seth Misterka - saxophone
recorded in Brooklyn, NY 2005
The mallet percussionist and improviser's solo debut is flush with nostalgic melodies and stirring dissonances—a rich, experimental universe well worth exploring. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 15, 2021