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JOHN WIESE – Deviate From Balance
Release Date: February 20, 2015

Wiese toured extensively, covering Europe, Scandinavia and Australia as a member of Sunn O)))
Excellent review: John Wiese - Deviate From Balance | Music Review | Tiny Mix Tapes

Interview with artist: A Call to 'Deviate from Balance': An Interview with John Wiese | NOISEY

Info from label: GILGONGO RECORDS

JOHN WIESE - "Deviate From Balance" CD (GGGR-077)
John Wiese’s long awaited Deviate From Balance is the artist’s first album since 2011’s Seven Of Wands (PAN). Recorded throughout Europe/UK, Australia, and the US, the album includes scored ensemble pieces including over 20 musicians on each, recorded in Melbourne and Portland, as well as audio documentation of installation pieces Wind Changed Direction, a four-channel sound piece presented in the garden of the Getty Center (curated by Liars), and Battery Instruments, an eight-channel piece presented at HSP in New Zealand, now heard for the first time. Also included are various collaborations and recordings from live performances.
At over 80 minutes, Deviate From Balance has been packaged as a 2×LP and CD both with tip-on gatefold jackets. Musicians appearing include Joseph Hammer, Ikue Mori, Evan Parker, C Spencer Yeh, Joe Preston, Smegma and countless more. The material is extremely diverse and services as a comprehensive and detailed document of this prolific individuals work over the past several years.
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