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    6 panel wallet with liner notes by Carl Testa and photos from the session

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Sⁿ is a collaboration between New Haven-based instrumentalist Carl Testa and Chicago-based guitarist Christopher Riggs. It is a 40 minute long piece for prepared electric guitar and live electronic processing. Throughout the piece, Riggs's guitar is electronically manipulated through a variety of time delay techniques into a multichannel speaker setup using custom computer software written by Testa. Building off of works by Robert Ashley, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Evan Parker, and Anthony Braxton, Sⁿ is a work that manipulates one's sense of time, space, and memory. A 5.1 Surround Sound version is available here: gumroad.com/l/carltesta_sn

credits

released October 23, 2015

Music by Christopher Riggs and Carl Testa
Published by Uncertainty Music Publishing (ASCAP)

Christopher Riggs - prepared electric guitar
Carl Testa - live electronic processing

Recorded 19 October 2014 at Firehouse 12 Studios, New Haven, CT
Recorded and Mixed by Eric Dawson Tate
Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music

Graphic Design by Carolyn Wachnicki
Photos by Kelly Jensen
Produced by Carl Testa
Co-Produced by Christopher Riggs and Eric Dawson Tate

christophertriggs.com
carltesta.net

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Carl Testa New Haven

Carl Testa is a composer and multi-instrumentalist, most notably as the bassist in composer Anthony Braxton's groups with whom he's performed throughout the US and internationally. He also collaborates with vocalist Anne Rhodes, choreographer Rachel Bernsen, and composers Lou Guarino, Brian Parks, Adam Matlock, Nathan Bontrager, and Christopher Riggs. ... more

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