a film exploring the journeys & philosophies of a select group of experimental musicians including keith rowe, evan parker, toshimaru nakamura & christian fennesz.
amplified gesture was first released in 2009, within the deluxe edition of david sylvian's groundbreaking album, 'manafon'. intimately & eloquently, these exceptional artists reveal themselves through their ideas & working practices, creating a captivating document of a thriving & endlessly renewable music scene. revised & re-visited, this dvd release features a new chapter, titled 'the collective', in which contributors explore political questions arising both within & outside of their respective musical ideologies.
- The First Input
- Evolution pt.1 – AMM
- Evolution pt.2
- Raw Materials
- A Dedicated Proposition
- Artist Audience & Architecture
- The Perpetual Stimulus
- The Collective
- 'Amplified Gesture' by Phil Hopkins (73 minutes 44 seconds)
- 'Coaxing or Pummelling?' (An introduction to certain improvisers) by Clive Bell.
- 'A man of no significance' by David Sylvian (7 min 32 seconds)