WV Sorcerer Productions
C54 pro tape with purple hub, limited to 100 copies, hand-numbered, with sticker.
These recordings are from an accidental collaboration between Wang Ziheng and ruò tán, an "improvisation in distance" project. Two persons in two different cities, recorded sounds from Beijing and Paris, then collage randomly, they were not aware of the sounds of each other when they did their own recordings.
Wang Ziheng's part are recorded at:
underpass near Sanyuan bridge & an abandoned viaduct near east 4th ring road of Beijing, October 2015
ruò tán's part are recorded at:
underpass near the ring road of southeast Paris, April - October 2015
mixed & mastered by ruò tán, October 2015
photos by ruò tán, Jojo & Seven
artwork by ruò tán
Wang Ziheng 王子衡
Wang Ziheng is one active free improve/noise/psychedelic musicians in the new generation of Beijing's underground music scene. His solo performances is bold and full of passion. His profound understanding to avant-garde jazz and free improvisation is beyond his peers, empowering him with more possibilities. His performances of improved noise style remind people of Dionysus，full of euphoria and mean while sentimental. With great originality and creativity, his style is not restricted within in free improve or noiseaddopted. Even drone or rock could be addopted by him and enriched his music. Besides solo projects, he also has a psychedilic noise band Morning Wood.
ruò tán 若潭
若潭 ruò tán
Chinese musician born in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. Performing in different forms, noise, ambient, drone, black metal, tribal, ritual, etc. Seeking between cosmic void and decadent metropolis, performing sonic shaman in infinity. He runs the label WV Sorcerer Productions, and also plays in Concrete Flesh 具象肉體 and Heimatlos 無家.
王子衡 WANG Ziheng + 若潭 ruò tán + Josh Feola - live in Beijing