pan y rosas release curtains: matthies (live at jefferson park, 3-3-18)by wilhelm matthies!

wilhelm matthies is a musician who lives in the milwaukee (wisconsin, usa) area. he records in the studio, releasing solo, duet and group pieces, mostly in the realm of contemporary classical – either as free improvisation or using graphic compositions .

since 2012 wilhelm has been developing a line of string instruments he calls mosesa. his goal is to create an instrument that allows for maximum access to the string spectrum and allows various sounding boards to be attached.

curtains is a document of a performance at the jefferson park branch of the chicago public library that happened in march of 2018. wilhelm used a mosesa 9-CedarPlate and some gutiar effects pedals. strymon’s unset, BlueSky, flint deco and the fishman aura and amped through an orange bass amp, the crush 50 bxt.

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pan y rosas release flow by wilhelm matthies and reid karris!

flow - matthies & karris

wilhelm matthies is a musician based in kenosha, wisconsin. reid karris is a musician based in chicago. they met for an improvised session at myopic books on september 7, 2015. wilhelm played a mosesa 7. reid played singing bowls, bells and a music stand. the sound is: squiggle rub. long tone wood. metal rummage. a narrow path. a gap in mountains. bell clarity. burrow in earth. deep in roots.

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