Pop Gold 2 At Pehrspace

by The Musical Tracing Ensemble

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Superstar 03:51
Ruby Tuesday 03:15
Ring Of Fire 02:38
Billy Jean 04:55


Recorded Live at Pehrspace as part of the 36 hour Pehrathon event on 7/30/16.

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.


released February 2, 2019

Performed By:

Ryan Adlaf - Synthesizer
Ezra Buchla - Viola
Nicole Calhoun - Cello
Alex Edgeworth - Synthesizer
Jessica Espeleta - Electric Bass
Corey Fogel - Drums/Percussion
Pauline Lay - Violin
Thom Lucero - Electric Guitar
Tara Milch - Flute
John Nixon - Drums
Tara Jane O'Neil - Electric Guitar
Matt Orenstein - Double Bass
Jake Rosenzweig - Double Bass
Jonathan Silberman - Saxophone
Aram Stith - Electric Guitar
Miles Wintner - Electric Guitar

Recorded on an iPod touch


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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.

The MTE studio album, "They Didn't Know What They Were About To Play,"
can be found here: fivenine.bandcamp.com/album/they-didnt-know-what-they-were-about-to-play
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