KATABASIS / ANABASIS

by Aaron Lumley

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Aaron Lumley celebrates a decade of playing the double bass with the release of his new solo cassette, KATABASIS/ANABASIS . Released on Montreal's innovative DIY label Small Scale Music, KATABASIS/ANABASIS offers up an hour of intense, beautiful acoustic double bass explorations and improvisations. As the follow-up to Lumley's critically-lauded debut LP, Wilderness (Tone Wood Editions, 2012), KATABASIS/ANABASIS burns with bluesy gut string riffage, aggressive/expressive arco passages, and ghostly overtone meditations. The album was recorded live with a single pair of stereo mics and no overdubs. Tracks were then later edited into two continuous, harrowing and psychedelic sides. KATABASIS/ANABASIS is unvarnished, passionate, and adventurous bass music that deals in pushing against limits—those of both the corporeal body and the musical imagination—and processes of creation, breakdown and renewal.


“Lumley reaches lonesome heights of the highest mystic calibre.” —Aaron Levin, Weird Canada

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released June 14, 2016

bass music by Aaron Lumley, Socan 2016
recorded by Mathieu Belanger on
2016-02-12 & 2016-02-28 at La Passe, Montreal
produced by Mathieu Belanger, Raphael Foisy-Couture
and Aaron Lumley
mastered by Adrian Roy-Taylor
photography by Marielle Groven

love and gratitude to Mathieu, Raph, Adrian and Marielle
for their help in making this album

for Zoë Nudell - in commemoration and in celebration

a Small Scale Music edition of 100
www.aaronlumley.ca
SSM-016
smallscalemusic.bandcamp.com

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Aaron Lumley Montréal, Québec

Aaron Lumley is an exploratory contrabassist and improvising musician. Lumley's solo bass music has been called "no-holds- barred, intense improvisation" (Glenn Hall, Exclaim) that "reaches lonesome heights of the highest mystic calibre" (Aaron Levin, Weird Canada). ... more

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