pan y rosas release owczarek caicedo ponsa by the owczarek caicedo ponsa trio


paulina owczarek. saxophonist. improviser. academy of music in krakow, poland. free improvisation. contemporary chamber music. co-founder of radioactive duo with w. krzakiem. member of ocd trio with j. carmona and m. smoke. co-organizer of various contemporary music and free improvisation festivals in wroclaw, london, malaga and krakow.

diego caicedo has been interested in music since he was a child. he began learning guitar when he was thirteen and started studying theory and technique soon after. in 2003 he relocated to barcelona where he began to search for his own voice. every note is now important to the development of his musical language.

enric ponsa. born in 1980. santa perpetua de mogoda (barcelona). grew up surrounded by music and musical instruments. self taught. an adolescence spent home-recording. studied jazz with alex ventura and narcís vidal. is an active member of barcelona’s free jazz scene.

their debut album features six tracks recorded in barcelona in junuary of 2015. saxophone. guitar. drums. touch. tap. pop. roll-rub. finger-run. growl-slap. bit crunch rattle vibration. speak in the shadows. from the corners.

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pan y rosas releases chkm by shapes and monsters


shapes and monsters is an international collaborative improvisation project with two members in barcelona and two members in chicago. diego caicedo and gabriel millan play in snorkel quintet and etermortifera among others. reid karris is a solo improviser and member of step slow. keith helt is a member of catholic witches.

their first album, chkm, was improvised recorded between november 2011 and february 2013. tracks were sent back and forth. limited takes were allowed in order to maintain an improvised feeling/aesthetic.

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diego caicedo, live!

diego caicedo will be performing a new piece for guitar, prepared electric guitar and objects on march 10th as part of the third ciclo de experimentación sonora. albert cirera jimenez will be performing his piece cirerot for solo saxophone.

if you happen to be in barcelona at 8pm tomorrow head over to:

equipament pou de la figuera – forat de la vergonya
C/ sant pere més baix, 70, ciutat vella
entrada: contribución voluntaria para el artista.

new compilation from la justa entropía

la justa entropía – the music collective made up of etermortifera, snorkel quintet, otra carpeta, et al. – just released their third compilation. eight tracks by sin anestesia, snorkel quintet, pablo rega, diego caicedo, otra carpeta, leo bettinelli/sam nacht, martin del litto and etermortifera.

go get it here.