Ícaro

by Pampa Niwe

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This is the fifth album of the Encounters in the Space-Time series, conceived to release the highlights of this cycle of concerts organized by Gràcia Territori Sonor in Barcelona.

Pampa Niwe is a sound research project which merges ancestral and popular songs of South America with improvisation, jazz and electronics.

Niwe means "air" in the Shipibo language, Pampa Niwe could be translated as "Pampa's air." The name honors the encounter of Buenos Aires and Amazonian cultures, which strongly inspires this project.

The group’s work is based on studying and interpretating the songs of the Shipibo people that come from the Peruvian Amazon –healing songs by the Sánchez Muñoz family and other communities– as well as Venezuelan tunes and other popular melodies.

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released March 22, 2018

Cecilia Duran: voice, electronics
Tempe Hernandez: doublebass, electronics
Carlos Falanga: electronics, sampler

Recorded live by Albert Guitart at Gràcia Territori Sonor Headquarters, Barcelona, on the 22nd February 2018

Mastered by Albert Guitart at Alb Estudi

Produced by Gràcia Territori Sonor

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Gràcia Territori Sonor Barcelona, Spain

Gràcia Territori Sonor es una asociación cultural fundada el año 1996 y dedicada a la difusión y promoción de la experimentación musical y sonora así como de su relación con el resto de disciplinas artísticas, por medio de varias líneas de dispositivos que incluyen actividades públicas (como el dispositivo LEM), residencias, talleres, emisiones radiofónicas y publicaciones. ... more

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