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New Solo CD: A Delay is Better
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Pamela Z's solo CD, A Delay is Better, is now available on Starkland.

A Delay is Better

The first CD devoted exclusively to works by composer/performer Pamela Z, A Delay is Better offers some of her most widely enjoyed signature pieces. A Delay is Better is available now in stores, on iTunes, through CD Baby, and through Amazon.com.

(read the WIRE review)

Starkland ST-213

(Starkland PO Box 2190 Boulder, CO 80306)

“Sheer genius from the most gifted and enterprising vocalist/composer/audio artist in the US since the heyday of Joan La Barbara and Meredith Monk… The effects are stunning… Essential.”
– Brian Morton, The Wire

"...an impressive survey of Z's imaginative compositions..."
– Pauline Oliveros


“Her new CD…is a lovely listen.”
– Kyle Gann, The Village Voice


Pamela Z has a number of recorded works available on various new music and sound art compilation CDs. Her surround-sound composition Live/Work is available on the Starkland Recordings DVD Audio release "Immersion". She has recently completed a solo CD called A Delay is Better, which is now available on Starkland.

 

All works © Last Letter Music (ASCAP)


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Pamela Z Recordings you can listen to right now:

 

From A DELAY IS BETTER (Starkland 213)

Bone Music (excerpt)
voice, delays, and 5-gallon water bottle (composed 1992, recorded 1998)

Badagada (excerpt)
voice and delays

Number 3 (excerpt)
voice, delays, bodysynth, and samples

Pop Titles ‘You'
voice, delays, found text from a 1986 issue of the Phonolog

In Tymes of Olde (excerpt)
voice, delays, and samples

The MUNI Section (exerpt)
(From"Metrodaemonium")
voice, delays
, and samples

NEMIZ (excerpt)
voice and sampled found sounds

Geekspeak (excerpt)
(from Parts of Speech, 1995)
layered
text samples

Questions (excerpt)
voice, delays, and samples

50 (for Charles Amirkhanian) (excerpt)
multi-tracked voice

Feral (excerpt)
sampled bassoon, voice, and found percussion

Obsession, Addiction, and the Aristotelian Curve* (excerpt)
by Barbara Imhoff & Pamela Z
voice, harp , and processing

All works © Last Letter Music (ASCAP)
except * © Curly Tail Music (BMI) and Last Letter Music (ASCAP)


Pianobend (recorded live at the Knitting Factory)

Bald Boyfriend (performed by The Qube Chix, available on "Dice" on Ishtar Recordings)

Video of Pamela Z's performance works including Voci, Gaijin, The Pendulum, and Wunderkabinet:

 


New Solo CD: A Delay is Better
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Available Recordings:

A Delay is Better

The first CD devoted exclusively to works by composer/performer Pamela Z, A Delay is Better offers some of her most widely enjoyed signature pieces.

"...an impressive survey of Z's imaginative compositions..."

- Pauline Oliveros.

"Sheer genius from the most gifted and enterprising vocalist/composer/audio artist in the US since the heyday of Joan La Barbara and Mededith Monk."
–Brian Morton, WIRE Magazine

Starkland ST-213

www.starkland.com

(Starkland PO Box 2190 Boulder, CO 80306)

 Immersion. All of the music on this DVD-Audio release was commissioned by Starkland exclusively for high resolution DVD-Audio surround sound making it the first such recording in history. (It will also play on standard DVD-Video players.) Immersion, which opens with Pamela Z's Live/Work, also includes works by Meredith Monk, Carl Stone, Pauline Oliveros, Merzbow, Lukas Ligeti, Maggi Payne, Phil Klilne, Bruce Oddland, Paul Dresher, Ellen Fullman, Ingram Marshall, and Paul Dolden.

Order S-2010 from:

www.starkland.com

(Starkland PO Box 2190 Boulder, CO 80306)

Emergency Music. This 1998 CD compilation of new music composers working in non-acedemic styles includes "Caught" by Pamela Z and works by Eve Beglarian, Tina Davidson, Phil Kline, Judy Dunaway, Ed Harsh, Jack Vrees, Ken Valitsky, Victoria Jordanova, Nick Didkovsky, and Randall Woolf.

Order CD #770 from:

www.composersrecordings.com

(CRI Composer's Recordings Inc, 73 Spring Street Suite 506, NY, NY 10012-5800)

 

 

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Peter Kowald: Global Village . The music on this CD was recorded in Wuppertal, Germany. The works are improvisations by Peter Kowald's Global Village Trio (Peter Kowald: bass, Gunda Gottschalk: violin & viola, Xu Feng Xia: guzheng) working with Pamela Z (voice & electronics), Otomo Yoshihide (electronics), and Jin Hi Kim (komungo).

(Free Elephant 001):

www.free-elephant.de

(free elephant Marienstrasse 93 / D-42105 Wuppertal / Germany)

 

VISIONS, Performances from the EMIT Series. Contains a live version of Pamela Z's "Number Three" as well as performances by Peter Kowald, Eugene Chadbourne, Evan Parker, Sam Rivers, Day & Taxi, Chris Brown, Philip Gelb, Derek Bailey, Jim Stewart, David Manson, Saturnalia with Daniel Carter, Davey Williams, Amy Denio, & SHIM

(Isospinlabs 2)

 

 

 

HOMO SONORUS An International Anthology of Sound Poetry #2

This Russian anthology curated by Dmitry Bulotov includes a book and 4 compact discs with text-based works by Pamela Z, Charles Amirkhanian, Jaap Blonk, and many others.

Kunstradio

 

 

 

HOMO SONORUS
An International Anthology of Sound Poetry

 

 ECHOLOCATION, a solo cassette released in 1988, contains "Echolocation", "Two Black Rubber Rain Coats", "Badagada", "Pop Titles 'You'", "I Know" (w/Donald Swearingen), "In The Other World", "An In" (w/Bill Stefanacci) and "Scaff Scivi Gno".

(ZED (www.pamelaz.com)

(Soon to be re-released on CD)

 From A to Z.This CD compilation of electro-acoustic composers includes "In Tymes of Olde" by Pamela Z and "Obsession, Addiction and the Aristotelian Curve" by Pamela Z and Harpist Barbara Imhoff Both of these pieces appear on PZ's solo CD "A Delay is Better" on Starkland.

Order ST-203 from:

www.starkland.com

(Starkland PO Box 2190 Boulder, CO 80306)

 

 

 STATE OF THE UNION. A CD compilation of one minute ("advertisement" length) pieces produced by Elliot Sharp. Contains "State" by PZ.

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 KOMOTION INTERNATIONAL Vol. II contains PZ's "Pearls, the Gem of the Sea"

(Komotion PO Box 410502 San Francisco 94141-0502)

 

 

 

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 DICE is a CD compilation of contemporary women composers produced by Elise Kermani. Contains "Bald Boyfriend" by The Qube Chix (composed by PZ).

(Ishtar c/o MiShinnah Productions: 9B Brookview Ave. Delmar, NY 12054, elisekerm@aol.com)

http://ishtar.cdemusic.org/catalogue.html

DICE 2 (she says) is the second addition of CD compilations from Ishtar records. It contains works by many of the composers from the first DICE CD and includes "Parts" and "Questions (Trip)" form Parts of Speech by Pamela Z.

(Ishtar c/o MiShinnah Productions: 9B Brookview Ave. Delmar, NY 12054.

http://ishtar.cdemusic.org/catalogue.html

 

SONIC CIRCUITS IV is a collection of New Electro-acoustic music from the U.S., Canad, Japan, and England. It contains "Geekspeak" from Parts of Speech by Pamela Z.

Order innova #113 (compact disc) from:

http://www.composersforum.org/

(Innova: American Composer's Forum 332 Minnesota Street #E-145, St. Paul, MN 55101-1300, compfrm@maroon.tc.umn.edu)

 

 


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