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This double album was first sent to select fans on a track-by-track, day-to-day basis in december 2013 as an advent calendar including 24 songs. The recording had been made in the spring of 2013, when Philipp, Martin and Ronan had met and played as a trio for the very first time. Philipp had worked with both Ronan and Martin in duos before. But now he wanted to find out whether a trio would work its wonders with the same certainty of a sleepwalker as his two duos did. Listen and see for yourself if 2+2=3.

All tracks are entirely improvised. No prior arrangements or agreements were made, not even on any particular groove, musical key or form. However, the album is a product of rather a lot of editing: three days of recording resulted in a total of almost seven hours of music. Naturally, only the best parts made it into the final release.

Since its first release, this record also was tested and has served as music for deep sleep in noisy motel rooms and during air travel.

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released December 1, 2013

Philipp Zuercher: Electric Guitar
Martin Birnstiel: Warr Guitar
Ronan Skillen: Tabla, Percussion, Didgeridoo

Album cover art: a picture of Ronan playing tabla during the recording session, taken by Philipp through one end of Ronan's Didgeridoo.

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Philipp Zuercher Berne, Switzerland

Philipp Zuercher plays original instrumental compositions and improvisations, juxtaposing progressive rock, modal jazz and modern classical music. He has been composing and performing songs, instrumental pieces for solo guitar and small ensembles, and subsequently also electroacoustic and multimedia productions. As a soloist, he has performed in Switzerland, in England and in the USA. ... more

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