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ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE: Civilian Life
This CD is a collection of Ernesto Diaz-Infante's studio and live recordings that were created from 2003 to 2011. It is comprised of mantra guitar strumming and is his first solo album in ten years.
ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE/MANUEL MOTA/GINO ROBAIR/ERNESTO RODRIGUES: Our Faceless Empire
"Natural, spontaneous music, filled with mystery, angular, exploratory and intense: just like we dreamed it." --Eduardo Chagas, Jazz a Arredores"
RUDIS/CUSTODIO/DIAZ-INFANTE: CRR Live
"CRR Live" is a follow-up, companion piece to "Crashing The Russian Renaissance," the studio album. This exorcism of soundscapes is an eclectic mix of instruments and their uses. Darbuka, voice, extended guitar techniques, synths and live DJing. Textures and tones from abrasive noise, hallucinogenic contemplation, ambient relief, and hardcore collage.
REVERBERATIONS FROM SPRING PAST: Diaz-Infante/Fernandes/Montoya/Romus
Recorded live & in studio during the Spring Reverb 2004 Festival in San Diego, California. brings together four West Coast veterans who combine their distinctive voices. "Reverberations" is wild, raw, energetic and headstrong." --tokafi
VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS: Dissenting Soundscapes and Songs of G.W.'s America
STOP THE WAR. Created out of the anxiety & disillusionment of GW's reelection on 11/04. This CD of 26 artists transcends music genres & ideologies w/ the common purpose of dissent towards the Bush regime. END WAR.
THE ABSTRACTIONS: Novo Navigatio
West Coast subtle, psychedelia-improv to experimental songs. sinking commentary on the disillusioned atmosphere of George W. Bush's America. "Sounds like Leonard Cohen deconstructed to some really nice abstract noise." --Vital Weekly
ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE & CHRIS FORSYTH: (as is stated...before known)
A kaleidoscopic range of post-Bailey approaches, quiet Fahey-esque folk-influenced fingerpicking. "I highly recommend this disc for a taste of some other aspects of what guitars can do." Steve Koenig, Jump Arts Journal.
ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE: s/t
2003 solo release & most diverse yet. Conceptual. Minimalist. Field recordings, solo guitar pieces, noise improvs, sound collages and vocals/guitar songs. "A fascinating album, uncompromising to the bone." --Francois Couture, All Music Guide
GRAND MAL: Bruckmann/Diaz-Infante/Shiurba/Stackpole
Combines the discipline of a classical foundation, weaving together American free jazz & European free improvisation. "Grand Mal is solid and uncompromising proof that the Bay Area improv scene has really taken off." Dan Warburton, Paris Transatlantic Magazine
Despite claims otherwise, Muck is Ernesto Diaz-Infante, Matt Davignon & Marjorie Sturm. The "Roc" cd includes textural, slow motion, surrealistic rock music made from samples, acoustic instruments and assorted detritus.
"The strangest, most disconcerting take on any kind of so-called post-rock I have heard to this day." Francois Couture, All Music Guide
DIAZ-INFANTE/ST.CHAOS/BOHOL: The Long Await Between Collasped Lungs
San Francisco musician Ernesto Diaz-Infante meets Texas-based noisicians Pablo St. Chaos (p.d. wilder) and Bohol for an otherworldly set of guitar trios. "Together they create a mood of experimental psychedelia" Francois Couture, All Music Guide
RUDIS/CUSTODIO/DIAZ-INFANTE: Crashing The Russian Renaissance
From three of SF's leading experimental/new music purveyors, in some seriously adventurous compositions for electronics & guitar. Continued musical evolutions, the music constantly evolves from thin soundscapes to heavy improvisational dialogues. "This recording is radical and often extreme" Steven Loewy, All Music Guide
ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE: Ucross Journal
Ucross Journal is San Francisco composer Ernesto Diaz-Infante's 1999 solo piano release. Comprised of 25 Feldmanesque short pieces. Composed during his residency at the Ucross Foundation in Ucross, Wyoming. "Among Diaz-Infante's prolific oeuvre, this is one of the "should haves" --Noah Wane, Splendid E-zine.
Ernesto Diaz-Infante - Emilio (Kendra Steiner Editions)
Ernesto Diaz-Infante/Jeff Arnal - Brooklyn Mantra (Generate)
Ernesto Diaz-Infante - Mirrors on the Crisis of the Moment (Stasisfield)
Mandorla Autumn Tunes Net-Collection Vol.2 (Mandorla Netlabel 011)
Focus Quintet - 1-8 in 1 (Sachimay Records)
Ernesto Diaz-Infante/Bob Marsh - Rags and Stones (Public Eyesore Records)
Jeff Kaiser/Ernesto Diaz-Infante - Pith Balls and Inclined Planes (pfMENTUM)
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