Release date: 14th June 2018 available on Fractal Meat Records and ingridplum.bandcamp.com
Features 14 scores plus interviews with Ingrid Plum and the composers, conducted by Jack Chuter (author of Storm Static Sleep: A Pathway Through Post-Rock)
"Succinct and nourishing... a luxuriant space between almost excessive precision and looser improvisation", The Wire.
Inspired by studying with Meredith Monk, Taut features scores by Graham Dunning, Helen Frosi, Kelly Jayne Jones, Tania Chen, Stephan Barrett, Iris Garrelfs, Jez Riley French, Nick Hudson, Kev Nickells, Bobby Barry, Lisa Busby, Lia Mazzari, Greta Pistaceci & Timothy Thornton performed by Ingrid Plum. Pushing contemporary music notation to new horizons the 14 scores commissioned by Plum encompass classical notation, photography, poetry, embroidery, painting and more. This is Plum's most challenging work yet as a singer and an improviser.
TAUT - The Limited Edition Book features all the scores written by artists in different styles of notation as well as interviews by Jack Chuter (ATTN Magazine, author of Storm, Static Sleep) with Ingrid Plum and each of the artists involved.
TAUT - The album is a rare chance to hear all of the scores performed live at Iklectic, London UK in March 2018.
TAUT - The Exhibition has all the scores for your perusal plus recordings and video from the epic durational performance at Iklectik, at Onca Gallery, Brighton 14th - 17th June.