Monday, April 20, 2009

Andrew Chalk & Brendan Walls - This Growing Clearing (Three Poplars, 2004)

While the personal tendency for Chalk collaborators will generally veer toward Christoph Heemann, there are several other pairings of his that strike a stirring note (and sometimes even a few). Here Chalk teams up with a gentleman from Australia by the name of Brendan Walls, who might be most recognized for his work with Gregg Turkington for the Golding Institute's Final Relaxation. The recordings here were presumably assembled via postal exchange and take the form of a series of rises and falls for two simultaneous sound sources. The fragility of these two pieces should come as no surprise, though it is rare for a Chalk project to veer so often into the lower registers.

This Growing Clearing


  1. Keep stealing music and there will be no one willing to make it.

  2. Keep releasing music in small editions without offering it for sale on itunes, amazon, bandcamp, boomkat, or anywhere else, and what choice do we have? Should we open our wrists for some speculating e-bay bloodsucker?