Live At Human Resources - Statues and Attitudes - 2​​/​​5​​/​​17

by The Musical Tracing Ensemble

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Summer 03:31
Gypsy 04:30
Have A Heart 04:46
Afraid 03:28


Recorded live at Human Resources on 2/5/17 as part of the art show/installation Statues and Attitudes by Jade Gordon and Megan Whitmarsh.

Album cover image taken from a painting by Alika Cooper.

About the Musical Tracing project/process:

An ensemble of musicians is gathered in a performance space. Each musician has their own instrument, means of amplification (if needed), and pair of headphones. All musicians’ headphones are plugged into one outputting sound source (usually an iPod with many headphone splitters and headphone amps). Music (usually a well known song from the popular music canon) is played from the sound source and the musicians are instructed to play something, anything that they hear in their headphones as accurately as they can on their own instrument. The musicians never know what songs or sounds they will be hearing in advance. The audience only hears what the musicians are playing and none of the original sound source, thus creating a “tracing” of the sound source material.
There is no rehearsal, everything is live.

This performance consisted entirely of pieces of music composed by women (with the exception of You Don't Own Me).


released February 2, 2019

Alex Edgeworth - Electric Guitar
Tara Jane O'Neil - Electric Bass
Corey Fogel - Wrenches/Glockenspiel
Pauline Lay - Violin
Thom Lucero - Electric Guitar
Tara Milch - Flute
Miles Wintner - Drums
Matt Orenstein - Double Bass
Jake Rosenzweig - Double Bass
Walt McClements - Accordion
Luke Csehak - Euphonium
Mose Wintner - Piano
Gabe Saucedo - Vibraphone
Billy McShane - Alto Saxophone
Nicole Calhoun - Cello
Kate Dollenmayer - Violin
Tim Ramsey - Pedal Steel Guitar

Recorded on an iPod Touch from another room


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The Musical Tracing Ensemble Los Angeles, California

Conceived of and led by Aaron M. Olson

Every recorded live MTE show is archived on this page.

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