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Snorkel: Video Exclusive

Snorkel: Video Exclusive

An exclusive video from London acoustic-electronic improvisers' collective

Snorkel: too busy improvising to stand still

Coming from a thriving East London improvisation scene, "aquatic Krautrock experimentalists" Snorkel have made a logical step forward and released a single that was entirely recorded in one, improvised take. We are very happy to present here in its full ten-and-a-half minute glory the video of the recording, as well as a free download of a remix by Crewdson of another track from the session.

Coming from a thriving East London improvisation scene, "aquatic Krautrock experimentalists" Snorkel have made a logical step forward and released a single that was entirely recorded in one, improvised take. We are very happy to present here in its full ten-and-a-half minute glory the video of the recording, as well as a free download of a remix by Crewdson of another track from the session.

Snorkel now feature in their lineup trombonist/producer Ralph Cumbers aka Bass Clef, who is no stranger to improvisation as his previous collaboration with the London Improvisers Orchestra demonstrated. His ability to function with one foot in the dubstep / electronica worlds and one in this world of psychedelic, Radiophonic jamming is a clear demonstration of how porous scene boundaries are in British underground music.

You will also be able to hear this track and listen to Peter and Joe discuss the current state of jazz and improvisation in the next edition of The Arts Desk Radio Show, coming up later this week.

Watch Snorkel's "One Long Conundrum" recording:

Listen to / download Snorkel's "Dead Skin (Crewdson Remix)":

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