Berlin

by Aaron Novik

/
1.
Garnelen 01:08
2.
Skittering 03:01
3.
Berlin 04:08
4.
Mitte 03:41
5.
Hogarth 01:37
6.
Hitting 03:28
7.
Voslauer 04:47
8.
Kreuzberg 05:00
9.

about

After playing a few festivals in Europe with Fred Frith in 2014, I decided to travel a little on my own. First I was in Rotterdam, and then I spent some time in Berlin as well. The airbnb I stayed in had a baby grand propped up on books, and I was warned not to play it too hard. I skipped it altogether and ended up writing a very gestural piece using mostly extended techniques for an acoustic improvising ensemble.

credits

released October 18, 2019

Aaron Novik- bass clarinet
Kyle Bruckmann- oboe, english horn
Crystal Pascucci- cello
Lisa Mezzacappa- bass
Jordan Glenn- found object percussion

recorded by John Finkbeiner at New, Improved
mixed by John Finkbeiner at New, Improved
mastered by Eli Crews at Figure 8

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Aaron Novik San Francisco, California

I enjoy playing with genre and have a hard time defining/confining myself. In the past few years I have written music for different projects that could be defined as pop songs, chamber classical, psychedelic jazz, klezmer folk and even heavy metal. Within these obviously disparate stylistic choices are a unifying compositional esthetic that slowly reveals itself the more projects you hear of mine. ... more

contact / help

Contact Aaron Novik

Streaming and
Download help

Report this album or account

If you like Aaron Novik, you may also like: