In June of 2011, Piiptsjilling was part of the resicency project Seeljocht, a project of the Into the Great Wide Open Festival on the island Vlieland. The aim was to record a track inspired by the environment and our experiences there.
Piiptsjilling tracks are always improvised on the spot, which is the only way we can work. So instead of focussing on one composition we ended up with multiple hours of material. I'm sure Martin Heyne, who was recording, thought it was quite strange... before playing we don't really speak much. We just start. And it always works.
This track, as well as the Moarntiids album are culled from these sessions.
released February 9, 2014
Music by Mariska Baars, Romke Kleefstra and Rutger Zuydervelt. Words and poems by Jan Kleefstra. Recorded in Vlieland by Martin Heyne.
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