Charles Cohen (US)
Using an extremely rare analog instrument to record four singular full lengths, he is also a pioneer in the live arena, celebrated for his rare artistry and ability to collaborate with a wide range of peers. He has done that to great effect over the years, most recently with Morphine Records boss and experimental drone, improv, ambient, folk and techno artist Rabih Beaini. They have struck up a relationship that sees the pair play live together at a range of key cultural events. Cohen has also released three albums on Morphine. A live performance from Cohen is an honest, intuitive and visceral thing full of untold emotion as well as elements of jazz, avant grade, glitch and noise. There are few others out there with the ability to so freely communicate through his machines, and for that reason he is as essential today as he ever was.
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