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Keith Rowe/John Tilbury's Enough Still Not To Know - The Audiophile Man
Title: Enough Still Not To Know Label: Sofa Music They were last together, in a creative sense, back in 2011, but this long sonic adventure was recorded in 2014 for a new video installation by Norwegian visual artist Kjell Bjørgeengen, who is credited as the album’s producer. The sounds – music might just be too strong a word for it – are sparse. In fact, the included booklet tends to say it all via the quotes from emails between Bjørgeengen, Rowe and Tilbury confirm. The Norwegian obviously added significant thoughts and direction to the pairing’s final output because Bjørgeengen encourages Rowe and Tilbury’s performance in a particular fashion, “I envisage a piece with a lot of silence / space.” or “Some kind of ‘broken moments’; a place where things start to fall apart or are on the edge to do so.” The pair obviously know each others’ work and can anticipate each other’s movements on an instinctive level as each, especially on the first CD, breaks those silences with the odd noise synced to their own sense of timing, their own inner clock. But silence plays a large part of this work and silence is a major factor in the …