A third expedition from these electronic improvisers...
them to further and wilder places. Mars to be exact. Wonderfully
interactive improvised music at its very best.
and recorded live at their amazing reunion concert at the
Bambu in Leicester this The Planet Scanners third expedition
takes them even further soncically with shimmering soundscapes
and hypnotic passages.
For the first time the group were a quartet with the addition
of Continuum's Simon Styring. whose guitar and guitar synthesizer
added another set of textures to the group sound and increased
the dynamic rage of the group.
Riley, Vidna Obmana, Eduard Artemiev, Robert Rich, Simon Stockhausen,
Bernard Xolotl, Lydia Kavina, Wendy Carlos, JL Ponty
digitally live at The Bambu, Leicester , mastered at Oblong
Track and album titles taken from chapters of Ray Bradbury's
classic Martian Chronicles book.
Their 1st album features artwork of Saturn's rings, their
2nd showed the Earth. Their 3rd takes its theme from Mars
with Nasa pics of recent Mars expeditions.
All 4 musicians had worked together in the very different
setting of Chris Conway's acoustic songs band The Talking
As well as being a reunion concert, it turned out to be a
farewell concert as well, as Mick Oxtoby moved to Cornwall
shortly after the concert.