There is a new David Sylvian spoken word release on Confront Recordings
from Mark Wastell's facebook
RHODRI DAVIES / DAVID SYLVIAN / MARK WASTELL - THERE IS NO LOVE
(confront core series / core 01)
Debut release in the new Confront Core Series imprint. New studio recording of the text piece THERE IS NO LOVE which was premiered at Cafe OTO, London on 31st October 2016 as part of the Confront Recordings Twentieth Anniversary celebrations.
***PRE-ORDERS NOW ACCEPTED***
***RELEASE DATE 31st MAY 2017***
Rhodri Davies : lap harp, table harp, vibraphone, radio
David Sylvian : voice, vocal treatments, electronics
Mark Wastell : tam tam, cracked ride cymbal, chimes, indian temple bells, singing bowls, metal chain, tubular bell, concert bass drum
Voice recorded by David Sylvian, Los Angeles, USA, 2014.
Instrumental parts recorded by Rupert Clervaux at Studio 3, London,
18th February 2017.
Additional contribution from Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixer) recorded by Steve Bates and David Sylvian, Montreal, Canada, 2012.
Tubular bell and kettle drum recorded by Matthew Sansom, Surrey University,
Original text by Bernard Marie Koltès.
Compositional structure by Mark Wastell.
Mixed and mastered by Rupert Clervaux.
Special thanks to Harry Smith who mastered an earlier version of David Sylvian's vocal track for the concert at Cafe OTO.