These 9 pieces were chosen from about 8 hours of improvised music. It was recorded with my Gibson acoustic guitar microphoned with piezo microphones on various parts of the guitar, passed through some effects and finally controlled by a mixer. Trampantojos is a tribute to the sense of sight as an intermediary of thought, and to artists who with their eyes have changed the world.
released July 1, 2017
Manolo Rodríguez: Acoustic guitar, efects and objects
Carlos Santos: Art design
Fotos: Aaron S. Ramos
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Manolo Rodríguez in Tenerife, 2015
The mallet percussionist and improviser's solo debut is flush with nostalgic melodies and stirring dissonances—a rich, experimental universe well worth exploring. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 15, 2021