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SF01 String Figures album reviews


 ~ The Wire
by Tristan Bath (scroll down)
“String Figures manages to remain as challenging as it is danceable, and Mc Pherson’s electroacoustic blend packs and energetic physical punch.”

~ Mixmag by Thomas H Green (scroll down)
“With String Figures, Zoë Mc Pherson proves she’s at contemporary music’s vanguard, it’s one of the year’s most intriguing LPs, exploring the area where tribalistic rhythms meet electronica.”

~ Electronic Sound by JB (scroll down)
“Barring a few examples, most tracks on the project veer from the four/four with polyrhythms taking centre stage, giving the album a looser, tripper feel. « Inoui (and free) », probably the best of the lot, tempers with rhythm almost at a whim, you have to hear the beat-switch around the three minute-mark to believe it. Buy on sight and without though.”

~ Bleep
“Dense layers of electronic noise, processed recordings of inuit throat singing and rhythmic persistence come together on this fantastic new LP from sound artist Zoe McPherson.”

~ A Closer Listen by Richard Allen
“The music feels vibrant and alive: not a homogenization of influences but a collection of disparate sounds; not a melting pot, but an expression of diversity.[...]  By giving the Inuit expression (not simply using them as a sound source, but as a continuing thread), she underlines their value.  You are important to me, she says.  I hear you.[...] She echoes the teaching of Chief Seattle, drawing nature and beast together as one.  By integrating international sounds, she suggests the possibility of new tribes, new alliances.  While this does not seem to be the direction in which governments are headed, it does seem to be the direction in which artists are headed, testifying to the power of art as social force. The forward-thinking direction of this music suggests the possibility of forward-thinking politics.”

~ Tiny Mixtapes by Mike Pursley

~ Groove 

~ The Arts Desk vinyl of the month by Thomas H Green
“For anyone who wishes to hear one of the year’s most fascinating, invigorating vanguard records, it’s a one stop shop.“

~ The Electronic North by Mark Buckley

~ Freq by David Solomons
“With String Figures, Mc Pherson has produced a pulsing, undulating serpent of an album. It is a wonderful piece of work, both emic and etic, and prodigiously rewarding in both. Assemble a field kit and make your way through it as soon as you can.”

~ Chain DLK by Stuart Bruce

~ Sentireascoltare by Nicolò Arpinati

~ Ondarock by Giuliano Delli Paoli

~ Nowamuzyka by Łukasz Komła

~ Silence and Sound by Roland Torres

~ Vinyl frontier RBMA

~ Radio Student




Interviews



~ The Tung

~ Trax Magazine par Jean Paul Deniaud
Une captivante artiste qui déroule en musique, en images et sur scène une multitude d’histoires et de sons, et développe un univers foisonnant dont on est loin d’avoir fait le tour.

~ Musicmap Global by Kier Wiater
Untangling Zoë Mc Pherson’s sensational String Figures
Carnihan on


~ Chain DLK by Vito Camarretta


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