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OO'Leary - Passborg - Riis

Mark O'Leary, Guitar/Laptop/E-Bow/Bowed Guitar/Electronics (Pictured)
Stefan Pasborg, Drums/Percussion
Jakob Riis, Laptop

Mark O'Leary Biography:

Mark O'Leary  is a guitarist, composer, and electronic artist based in Cork, Ireland . He is a graduate of Musicians Institute of Los Angeles, and has performed in over 30 countries. His recordings have been released on six different labels: Aucourant Records, Leo Records, FMR, Ayler Records, Creative Sources and Cleanfeed.

His music has received critical praise from The Wire, The Guardian, Jazzwise, Downbeat and Sunday Tribune. Working in an area he terms Post-Jazz,  his music features different elements drawn from ambient, post-industrial, electronica, contemporary and improvised jazz.

He has an interest in urban environmental field recording and the unique properties urban environments evoke. He has also composed and performed string quartets, as well playing with many of the major voices in contemporary jazz and elecronica, he is an ambient guitarist in the post-Eno/Hassell/ECM genre.

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Grønland Grønland
Grønland has always intrigued Mark O'Leary, the vast and enchanting arctic tundra has for many years captured his imagination.

Its minimal ice terrain, fjords, creative urban spaces, northern light, abundance of nature juxtaposed with a colourful cultural fabric have been a source of curiosity and inspiration.

Given its historic relationship with Denmark, when Mark had the opportunity to record with drummer Stefan Pasborg and electronic artist Jakob Riis in C...more

Acousma (2CD Set) Acousma (2CD Set)
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Folio - Volume One Folio - Volume One
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Fountainhead: Cloud Cover Fountainhead: Cloud Cover
CLOUD COVER is the debut of the ambient music project - FOUNTAINHEAD - the creative inspiration of well known ambient music composer Robert Scott Thompson. ...more
Tracks Across the Universe - Volume One Tracks Across the Universe - Volume One
TRACKS ACROSS THE UNIVERSE - A Chronology of Ambient and Electronic Music by well known reviewer and music critic, Jim Brenholts, is an eclectic and highly ...more
Drawing Voices Drawing Voices
Honestly, can a music concept get more interesting than Drawing Voices? We doubt it. But beyond its theoretical aims, the music contained is also awesome: as organic as i...more

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