Live in Montreal, Canada. June 3rd, 2011.
Topic: Live Recordings
Celebrating the first 10 years of the festival, this set contains over 11 hours of audio, a beautiful booklet and a feature length documentary!
20 incredible performances were painstakingly selected by committee from the rich festival history to be shared on one DVD as .wav files* (the best way to fit so much high quality audio). The artists featured on this disc are: David Grubbs, Lee Ranaldo + Dean Roberts, Martin Tétreault, Oval, CiNdy (Sam Shalabi + Alexandre St-Onge), Tomas Jirku, Michael Dumontier, Tim Hecker, My Kingdom for a Lullaby (M. Grill, C. Kurzmann, B. Roisz + M. Siewert), Taylor Deupree, Jason Kahn, i8u, Aki Onda, 3x3is9 + Bernhard Günter, Scant Intone, crys cole, Steve Bates, Sawako, Fletcher Pratt and Oren Ambarchi.
The second disc contains a feature length documentary created by Canadian filmmaker Caelum Vatnsdal. With extensive video footage culled from our archives alongside interviews with festival directors past and present the film not only gives a great overview of what s+r is all about but also provides a rare opportunity to witness incredible performances and events that have occurred at the festival over it’s first 10 years. Featuring several of the artists listed above as well as Peter Brotzmann, Otomo Yoshihide, Christian Bök, Ken Gregory, Steve Heimbecker, Kaffe Matthews, Alexis O’Hara, Peter Cusack, Mitchell Akiyama, Not Half and many more…
This set serves as an incredible archive of audio art, a document of an important Canadian sound festival and simply put an amazing catalog of work!
You can purchase the box set directly from the good folks at Send + Receive: