Snakeoil - Tim Berne
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  1. Simple City
  2. Scanners
  3. Spare Parts
  4. Yield
  5. Not Sure
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  1. Simple City
  2. Scanners
  3. Spare Parts
  4. Yield
  5. Not Sure
  6. Spectacle
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Hardcore Tim Berne fans may wonder about the compromises that were necessary for him to make in order to cut his first date for ECM as a leader. Label headman Manfred Eicher's hands-on aesthetic usually leads him to the producer's chair, and it did here. Berne's music, as evidenced by 40-plus albums, can go against giving up that kind of control. Snakeoil, however, represents a compromise; a true collaboration between them. Berne has appeared on ECM before; on Michael Formanek's The Rub and the Spare Change, and David Torn ...

Snakeoil 2012, ECM

UPC: 602527786544

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