bBb makes everyday music for distracted times. Influences from near and afar blow in and over - and out again. Most of it pulls through the narrow neck of the sopranino sax and the emerging sounding facets of the trombone vault, but also almost archaeologically colored sound-bearing artefacts are displayed and dissected in real time. A crack and a bang - and then jazz like a glowing blanket thrown over everything. Ola Rubin and Martin Küchen make music for our leaking Now - both trying closing the gaps and intensively listening to the hard metaphysical rain that the present is flooded with .... Original acoustics. Ola Rubin: trombones, multi band radio, selected reeds Martin Küchen: sopranino saxophone, multi band radio, mutes, drummings
Tape series 1-4 recorded on a two track reel to reel tape machine using recycled magnetic tapes. Released on the Scatter label
“No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear”
"An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak and impossible to be silent"
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement on human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves"
"One must lie like the devil, not timidly, not for a time only, but boldly and always"
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"We know they are lying, they know they are lying, they know we know they are lying, we know they know we know they are lying, but they are still lying." - Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”