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She Haunts Me by Brett Sroka

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Album Title: Multitude, Solitude
Label: Cuneiform Records
Released: 2010

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Ergo is a trio made up of Carl Maguire on Rhodes electric piano and analog synth, Shawn Baltazor on drums and lead by Brett Sroka on trombone and laptop. Their music is one of stark melodic beauty, enveloping electro-acoustic texture and empathic imagination. They have been playing together since 2003, combining the modern sound of electronica and beyond with jazz and ambient music. The basic building blocks of their sound are beats and electronics, trombone, the Fender Rhodes and drums. In the early 2000s, Brett Sroka began exploring beyond his Jazz background and became fascinated with electronic music, surrounding himself with synthesizers and software. As he sought to reconcile the six hundred years of technology between trombone and computer he also found musicians of similarly elastic and adventurous temperaments. As they continued to play together, an idiosyncratic dynamic began to cohere and Ergo was born. They have refined a unique style of unadorned melody and intrepid improvisation with a sensual approach to the post-modern techniques of sampling, synthesis and signal processing.

Track Listing

01. Rana Sylvatica; 02. Vessel; 03. She Haunts Me; 04. Little Shadow; 05. Endlessly (multitude, solitude); 06. Actuator.

Personnel

Brett Sroka
Brett Sroka

trombone

Additional Personnel

Brett Sroka (trombone, computer); Carl Maguire (piano elettrico, synth); Shawn Baltazor (batteria).

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October 26, 2009

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