Sat, 31 December 2016
The U8 Touch Guitar is quite the versatile instrument. Creator Markus Reuter uses it as part of the dynamic group Stick Men but also in the avant-garde centrozoon. Another minimalist-style composer who employs the U8 is French-born, Austin-based Cédric Theys. Founder of Mad Ducks Records, Theys has already released two albums this year -- Imagur as part of the duo Dim13nsion (pronounced Dimension 13) and his solo effort Eternity's Antechamber -- and both will appeal to those who enjoy ethereal soundscapes. Host Mark Ashby talked with Theys about his preference of the U8 to the Chapman Stick, his spontaneous composition style, and the other acts on his record label, which you can find at www.madducksrecords.com.
"We Can't Use the Sun Anymore"
"A Small Stretch of Eternity"
"Stepping Through Existence"
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Originally posted 30 Sept 2015
Direct download: Progtopia_080_Stepping_Through_Existence_with_Cedric_Theys.mp3
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