Boomkat Product Review:
PAN rogues, Steven Warwick (Heatsick) and Ralph Cumbers (Bass Clef), double down for Angela Bulloch’s art imprint, ABCDLP, with Blaue Stunde, which recently debuted with a performance at la Villa Sarasin in Geneva.
Aside from the playfully droll, plaintive vocals of Heatsick, it’s difficult (maybe arbitrary) to work out who’s doing what in Die Blaue Stunde - does Angela make a contribution? - but would seem that he and Bass Clef bring the best out of each other.
The best parts are those where they hold an etheric mid-air space, as with the pinched high of Seychelles, or when Warwick is diffracted into a mutant barbershop quartet of himself on Holiday, and in the drifting ambience of Blaude Stunde where Cumbers’ softly fondles his ‘bone into creamy acidic squirts like a modern answer to Peter Zummo’s downtown experiments...