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The Sound Projector: Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park

“Amplified Derek Bailey meets Thomas Lehn”? “A lively and sizzling session of fierce interplay… between… two boxing kangaroos”? Ed Pinsent of The Sound Projector reviews Richard Barrett and Han-earl Park’s ‘Numbers’ (CS 201 cd): [Han-earl] Park is one of those scary polymath guys who seems to have a tremendous facility for music, both improvising and […]

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Downtown Music Gallery: Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park

The “intense exchange between these two gifted improvisers.” Bruce Lee Gallanter of Downtown Music Gallery reviews Richard Barrett and Han-earl Park’s ‘Numbers’ (CS 201 cd): Featuring Richard Barrett on electronics and Han-earl Park on guitar. Richard Barrett is a UK composer as well as an improvising electronic musician who plays in Furt, Forch and with […]

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Revue & Corrigée: Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park

Sporty and dynamic! The September 2012 issue of Revue & Corrigée prints a review of Richard Barrett and Han-earl Park’s ‘Numbers’ (CS 201 cd): Je connais de nombreuses pièces de Richard Barrett enregistrées, écrites ou improvisées. C’est une figure importante de la musique contemporaine, malheureusement sous-estimée en France. Je vous invite vivement à écouter ce […]

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CD reviews: Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park

How’s your Portuguese? Rui Eduardo Paes reviews Richard Barrett and Han-earl Park’s ‘Numbers’ (CS 201 cd): Quem partir para a audição de “Numbers” com uma ideia feita do que esperar de Richard Barrett e Han-Earl Park ficará, com certeza, surpreendido. Se o Barrett compositor de música contemporânea e o Barrett improvisador de electrónica no duo […]

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Monsieur Délire: Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park

Catch me if you can! François Couture at Monsieur Délire describes a complex music that moves in multiple directions in his review of Richard Barrett and Han-earl Park’s ‘Numbers’ (CS 201 cd): Electronician Richard Barrett (of Furt) and guitarist Han-earl Park are working together to create music both spontaneous and premeditated, music that launches into […]

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Chain D.L.K.: Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park

Death of an Accountant? In his review at Chain D.L.K. of Richard Barrett and Han-earl Park’s ‘Numbers’ (CS 201 cd), Vito Camarretta imagines an unfortunate scenario for an “accountant, a computer expert or an operational researcher”, and describes an “acoustic lucid computational delirium, whose trajectory is impossible to outguess”: You can easily imagine an accountant, […]

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CD available: Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park

Released as part of Creative Sources Recordings’ February 2012 CD catalog: ‘Numbers’ (CS 201 cd), a duo recording by composer, performer and electronic musician Richard Barrett and guitarist, improviser and constructor Han-earl Park. [Creative Sources catalog page…] [Numbers project page…] [Discography entry…] description Lively, relevant, dizzying electroacoustic music; music that seems to be daring us […]

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site update: Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park

The (provisional) page for Numbers: Richard Barrett + Han-earl Park is now live. More to come including audio recordings and news about future performances. Here’s an excerpt: Richard Barrett (electronics) Han-earl Park (guitar) Numbers is a high-energy, quick-footed, scatter-brained two hander—a looping, convoluted, interactive dance made audible—a musical fender bender involving electroacoustic complexities and (physio)logical […]

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