Hieroglyphic Being, Sarathy Korwar & Shabaka Hutchings, A.R.E. Project 12”

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Hieroglyphic Being, Sarathy Korwar & Shabaka Hutchings
A.R.E. Project 12”
(Technicolour, 2017)

Considering Hieroglyphic Being, Sarathy Korwar, and Shabaka Hutchings cut more than 150 minutes of pure improv for NTS last year, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the free-everything trio’s edited sessions are flawless. Freshly pressed on Ninja Tune’s Technicolour imprint, the A.R.E. Project EP won’t exactly be confused with A.R.E. Weapons. It’s the “Association For Research & Enlightenment”, after all—ecstatic noise expressed via fractured electronics, propulsive sax parts, and skittish percussion. Heady stuff indeed.

Now if only we could hear the whole thing….

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