|Otomo Yoshihide / modulation with 2 electric guitars and 2 amplifiers
This is Otomo Yoshihide's second guitar solo release on doubtmusic. The concept of this work, however, is complely different from that of the first. Here, feedback sound issues from two amplifiers, each connected to one of two guitars placed on a tabletop. Due to this stereo effect, the feedback mutually interferes, producing beatlike fluctuations, creating black holes into which the sound suddenly disappears, sounding completely different depending on the position of the ears, creating the illusion that the sound is coming from only one speaker when the listener is in certain locations, and so on, thus turning into truly interactive music. Because these effects cannot be obtained unless the sound coming from the two amps mutually interferes, we recommend listening without earphones or headphones, through speakers, with the sound as loud as conditions allow. Depending on the positions of the speakers, the interference effect and sound image will surely differ as well.
*Warning: To obtain the desired results, please listen through speakers at the highest volume possible. Please note, however, that Otomo Yoshihide and doubtmusic will accept no responsibility whatsoever for any resulting hearing loss.
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Street date : 16 December, 2007
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|1. modulation with 2 electric guitars and 2 amplifiers (40:16)|
recorded from Chapel Concert @ Oriental Hotel Hiroshima, Hiroshima on 12 May, 2007