RADIO WONDERLAND's Joshua Fried has curated another diverse night of adventurous new music that's truly danceable. Dance music legend Peter Gordon, virtuoso new music mainstay Todd Reynolds, avant hip-hop producer ewonee join RADIO WONDERLAND and a brand new trio with Fried, Hans Tammen and Izzi Ramkissoon: The Ramkissoon Tammen Fried Machine, or RTFM!
In "Methods Of Expansion And Contraction" disparate scenes and subjects form a continuous montage of contrastive timbres, textures and sonic eruptions, occasionally interrupted by quiet pulses. The work is presented on a 16-channel sound system, the sounds were created on a Buchla Music Easel and Hordijk Blippoo Box.
Nachtstück Recordings NR-20, recorded 2015. Michael Lytle - bassclarinet, contra bassclarinet, voice; Erhard Hirt - guitar, electronics; Hans Tammen - buchla
Samadis Records, recorded February 2016, released March 2016. Total time 39 minutes. Saman Samadi - piano, Blaise Siwula - clarinet/altosax, Hans Tammen - buchla.
As part of Chuck Bettis' Stone Residency: with Dafna Naphtali - voice and live sound processing, Chuck Bettis - electronics + throat, Levy Lorenzo - custom electronic musical instruments, Hans Tammen - analogue synth