M.O.D. Technologies Presents SIX Releases Of Its INCUNABULA DIGITAL SERIES

with Wadada Leo Smith, Bernie Worrell, Milford Graves, Praxis, Buckethead, John Zorn, DJ Krush, Bill Laswell, Method of Defiance and more...

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Antje Huebner

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MILFORD GRAVES & BILL LASWELL
The Stone - April 22, 2014
Song Title: Back In No Time


AVAILABLE AS DOWNLOAD ONLY. ONLINE AND VIA M.O.D.TECHNOLOGIES. OUT NOW!

Milford Graves - Iconic Force of Nature, Teacher, Healer, Shaman, Spiritual Rhythmatist... His drums speak in heavy African and Afro-Cuban dialects. Echoes of timeless voices... From his beginnings with Albert Ayler, Sonny Sharrock and others... To the present space / time... Milford Graves has been a profound conductor of healing energy. A true spirit, a legendary African-American voice... Here in uninterrupted dialog with bassist Bill Laswell.

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WADADA LEO SMITH & BILL LASWELL
The Stone - April 22, 2014
Song Title: Akashic Meditation


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Wadada Leo Smith - One of the most original and important trumpet players of his generation. His masterful tone opens portals that explore new sonic environments and lost worlds. Ambient space music above with the deep delta blues below. He was born in Leland, Mississippi. And early collaboratorwith the AACM in Chicago, has also worked with Anthony Braxton, Marion Brown, Jack DeJohnette, John Zorn and many others. With many documented recordings under his name. A true original. Caught here in duet with Bill Laswell.

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PRAXIS
The RAMM:ΣLL:ZΣΣ

Buckethead
John Zorn
Bill Laswell

Song Title: In Times Of Horror
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THE RAMM:ΣLL:ZΣΣ - Gothic Futurism, Ikonoklast Panzerism... "In Times of Horror" - a coded message from the gates of hell.The specter of the 90s Earache imprint, collides with intense sound construction detonated with multi layers of fierce industrial textures...contrasting semi controlled chaos. Featuring mutant Guitar virtuoso at his freest, avant-garde Icon - saxophonist/composer John Zorn and Bill Laswell. Trash, hardcore, garbage god metal, chainsaw demolition, IT GROWS.

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DJ KRUSH & BILL LASWELL
Shuen
Song Title: Shuen


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Turntablist and producer, DJ Krush, is one of the first Japanese artists to be embraced by the global hip-hop world. Beginning by mixing elements of R & B and Acid Jazz with the big breakbeat backbone of mid- tempo hip-hop. Gradually moving more toward the abstract applying heavy effects and sample manipulation to thick, smart breaks, layered, ambient textures and subtle, inventive scratching. Heard here in duet with ikonoklast bassist/producer Bill Laswell. Shuen shows both musicians seamlessly navigate through the ambient / world beat matrix...a brief journey into sound and rhythm.

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METHOD OF DEFIANCE

Phantom Soundclash Cut-Up Method: One
Song Title: Nebuchadnezzar


with
Dr. Israel, Garrison Hawk, Bernie Worrell, Adam Rudolph, Graham Haynes, Peter Apfelbaum, Guy Licata, Bill Laswell, Foday Musa Suso

AVAILABLE AS DOWNLOAD ONLY.
ONLINE AND VIA M.O.D.TECHNOLOGIES.
OUT OCTOBER 7, 2014.

A spontaneous-recombinant, concrete music / sound collage. Electric Miles Davis, avant-funk, dub, reggae, noise, free-jazz and flashes of Africa - endure constnat rhythmic sound blasts, sonic detonations and high energy malfunctions. All past wreckage as raw material to be applied to the construction of completely new forms. Dr. Israel, Garrison Hawk, P-Funk icon - Bernie Worrell, Gambian Griot and kora master - Foday Musa Suso, Adam Rudolph, Graham Haynes, Peter Apfelbaum, Guy Licata and Bill Laswell... To be continued.

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BERNIE WORRELL

Phantom Soundclash Cut-Up Method: Two
Song Title : Purple World


with
Bill Laswell, Adam Rudolph, Dr. Israel, Grandmaster DXT

AVAILABLE AS DOWNLOAD ONLY.
ONLINE AND VIA M.O.D.TECHNOLOGIES.
OUT OCTOBER 7, 2014.

P-Funk legend Bernie Worrell, without a doubt, the most influential and definitely the most emulated and copied electronic keyboardist in modern music. His work totally defined the synthesizer of 80s and 90s hip-hop and can still be clearly recognized in the pop hits of today. Caught here in a classic sound / mush up...that moves from delicate to simply raw, intense and bombastic free-form funkafied filth reloaded. In collaboration with multi-directional percussion virtuoso Adam
Rudolph, Brooklyn's finest DJ / beat generator - Dr. Israel, Bill Laswell and the original Bronx DJ - Grandmixer DXT (Zulu Nation, Wild Style) best known for introducing scratching to the mainstream on Herbie Hancock's mega hit "Rockit"... Thus spawning a generation of innovative turntablists...The history continues.

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ABOUT THE LABEL - M.O.D. Technologies - revealing light on the development of new sound experiences in material culture. A multi-directional music / sound / information system. Initiated in 2010 by bassist / producer Bill Laswell and Giacomo Bruzzo, co-founder of the progressive / future music label Rare Noise.
M.O.D. - A futuristic hybrid of music exploration - dub / dub step / reggae / world / africa / drum'n'bass / mutant hip hop / avant metal / experimental / vocal music / instrumental / DJ culture and much more. M.O.D. resumes and continues the legacy of AXIOM, the timeless imprint established in 1989 by Bill Laswell with Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records.
www.mod-technologies.com

ABOUT THE SERIES - The Incunabula Series promises to present rare and unique, one time only captured events, in some cases originally experienced by a fortunate few and recover unusual, lost until now studio recordings. Documenting as far back as the early 80s up to present time. Moments seldom heard or experienced by anyone.


The Incunabula Digital Series will present further releases soon...Stay tuned!

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