The New & Avant-garde Music Store

On Location: Open Frame Festival (Brisbane, Australia)

Andy Hamilton, The Wire, no. 298, December 1, 2008

Kim Myhr from Norway was more leftfield, though that wasnt evident at first from the haunting, spare guitar which bookened his set. His little instruments - an egg whisk with motor attached, comb, metal bowl and plate, and what sounded like a toy dulcimer - produced a compelling pattern of tiny percussive and vaguely-pitched sounds, with echoes of Harry Partch. Myhr has recorded with Jim Denley among others, but brought no CDs with him - so, a true artist, but maybe he needs to develop more of that entrepreneur spirit.

… a true artist…

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