Top Menu View Cart


ESP 4054 ESP 1002
ESP 1021
ESP-Disk'
ESP 1027 ESP 4053 ESP 4065
     
"You have never heard such sounds in you life"
     


Main Menu

 
Browse Catalog by
ESP 4046

Totem> - Solar Forge
ESP 4046


 
Digital
$8.99
Add to Cart
320 kps MP3 DRM Free
Includes artwork & liner notes
115.39 MB zipped
 
 
CD
$9.98
Add to Cart
In Digipack with liner notes
New to the ESP roster!
Digital download included
 
View Cart  
 
Recommended
TOTEM> is a benchmark in the world of experimental sound and contemporary improvisation. TOTEM> is a noise rock/free improvisation trio that ventures from walls of sound to exploring microscopic sound worlds. With guitarist Bruce Eisenbeil, bassist Tom Blancate and drummer Andrew Drury this trio makes music that is fresh, uncategorizable, and at the frontiers of understanding. TOTEM> has been influenced by adverse circumstances, extremes, paradoxes and technology - both primitive and futuristic.


Personnel


Bruce Eisenbeil: guitar
Tom Blancarte: bass
Andrew Drury: drums


Track Listing


1. Blooming Ore
15:35
2. Austenized
13:32
3. Hephaestus' Wrath
13:49
4. Annealed
9:54

All compositions by Bruce Eisenbeil, Tom Blancarte & Andrew Drury (2008 Ironaxe Publishing BMI & Syndicore Music BMI.

Credits


Produced by Bruce Eisenbeil, Tom Blancarte, Andew Drury. Recorded by Ross Bonadonna on August 5, 2007, at Wombat Studio, Brookyn, NY. Engineering by Ross Bonadonna. Mixed by Andrew Drury at The Boat, Brooklyn, NY. Mastered by Steven Walcott at The Engine Room, Brooklyn, NY. Recorded to Pro Tools HD at 24 bit/88.2 KHz. Production Manager: Tom Abbs. Artwork by M.P. Landis. Band photography by Alissa Schwartz. Design & Layout by Miles Bachman & Michael Sanzone.


Press Quotes


"...a prime example of how electric and acoustic instruments can be productive allies in avant-garde jazz." - Alex Henderson, All Music Guide

"As a bandleader, ensemble player and soloist, Eisenbeil has really emerged as a visionary leader in the NYC improvised music scene, especially in the last few years. He's earned a spot amongst Marc Ribot, Fred Frith, Henry Kaiser and Nels Cline as one of the premier avant garde guitarists out there today. Solar Forge makes a strong case for Bruce Eisenbeil to be included in that kind of company." - Pico

"Definitely compulsory listening." - Alex Henderson, All Music Guide


Upcoming Live Dates



   

ESP 4059
ESP 1067
ESP 4047
ESP 4049
ESP 4045
ESP 4044
ESP 1098
ESP 4060

Authorize
Geotrust
RSS

ESP News The Artists New Releases Discography Live Shows The Lounge Subscribe to feed Subscribe to feed Store Policy ESP History Contact ESP Links Retailers