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    STEAM cassette (K7/Tape)
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This track was recorded in Christmas (the religious-driven holiday day happening at 25th December is some countries, such as Germany).

The improvisation was recorded directly on an old TESLA reel-to-reel.

I decided to explore the loneliness of that day by fully immersing myself in improvising.


from STEAM, released May 18, 2015
turntables // percussion on the needle and on bowls/snares/etc attached to the needle


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Dead Act Berlin, Germany

Pedro Lopes makes of his instrument, the turntable, a vessel for an experimentation discourse, of analogue tone, often recurring to amplifiers, DIY pressed records, modified needles and percussive objects.

He is a resident musician in Berlin, with a vast curriculum of collaborations with people such as Reinhold Friedl, DJ Sniff, Carlos Zíngaro, Gabriel Ferrandini, Pedro Sousa, and many others.
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