Saxsyndrum – SXD


6-track EP on cassette, or digital download. All purchases include a digital copy/shipping.
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. . . unconventional sounds: airy lead lines, low-rumbling squawks, and metallic squeaks and clicks all find their place in the upbeat production. – XLR8R

. . . the ingenious composition team of drummer Nick Schofield and saxophonist Dave Switchenko combined those pieces to exceed the sum of their parts. – Exclaim!

Saxsyndrum will never cease to be interesting, and splitting themselves in half, so to speak, was an unexpected trick that makes SXD_EP work so well. – Grayowl Point

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SXD sees Saxsyndrum at odds, with Schofield and Switchenko splitting the EP down the middle. Schofield’s drum side brings the listener into a geological expedition of percussion, bringing out the hidden musicality of the rhythm section. The saxophone side explores the instrument’s complete sonic landscape as Switchenko crafts his musical palette with every facet of his instrument from the reed to the keys.

TDK-SA high bias, smoke gray cassette with beautiful silkscreen J-card by Malcolm Remple with a smooth as silk neon fade.

A1. Maceonectar
A2. Tah Hum
A3. Yardbird Flutter
B1. Arachnamis
B2. Lac Marsan
B3. Zonko

Composed, written and performed by Nick Schofield and Dave Switchenko.
Recorded by Radwan Moumneh at Hotel2Tango, Montreal.
Mastered by Dimitri Condax.

Artwork and Layout by Malcolm Remple

Released November 2014 on Art Not Love Records, ℗2014 Saxsyndrum, ©2014 Art Not Love