Barry Weisblat, electronics; Margarida Garcia, electric contrabass
Margarida Garcia: Born 1977 in Lisbon, now in Canada, has developed since the 90s a simple, melodious, slow and melancholic language for electric contrabass. She moves well beyond contemporary improv praxis with a coil that runs deep into the contemporary psychedelic underground. She worked and recorded with Loren Connors, Marcia Bassett, Thurston Moore, David Maranha, Gabriel Ferrandini, Mattin, Björn Schmelzer and Manuel Mota, et al.
Barry Weisblat: Born 1975, Brooklyn, New York. Sound Artist/Improviser and Electronic Instrument Builder. Extensive experiments with electro-magnetic devices, solar technology, homemade and modified circuits for application in sound generation/manipulation, audio engineering and photography. Musical collaborations include Tim Barnes, Toshio Kajiwara, Tower Recordings, Sean Meehan, Ricardo Arias, Tetuzi Akiyama, Mattin, Dean Roberts, Dion Workman, Michael Rodgers, Anthony Guerra, Alfredo Costa Monteiro. Instruments built for Peter Kowald, Okkyung Lee, Samara Lubelski, Glenn Kotche , Manuel Mota. Sound engineering for Erstwhile Records, Drag City Records, Jon Gibson, Matthew Valentine.