Mint

by James McKain

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    Edition of 60, black Type I c14s in norelcos with full-color art.

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Midwest-via-Manhattan reedsman James McKain follows up his most recent release on Personal Archive with two part cassingle of deconstructed soprano sax damage, testing its sonic extremes via extended techniques in ear-splitting abrasion. Blurring the line between the avant virtuosity of the downtown scene and the dank scuzz of the midwest basement skronk, McKain pushes the limits of his saxophone as a tool for discovery, yielding a cornucopia of auditory textures, from guttural gurgles and psycho jazz slosh and slurps, to dog-whistle polyphonic overtones and queasy microtonal explorations of the altissimo-range.

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released March 17, 2019

James McKain - Soprano Saxophone, Table, Recording
Art and layout by Laura Lannes.
Mastered by Alex Colombo

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