ROLL - The Project

The ROLL project was a musical experiment which I started in 1994 when I met Erik.

I was immediatly taken by the sound of his voice and his style of speech.
I suggested an experiment and started recording some of his poems.

When he read them from the book, there was a certain metrum in his reading. I matched a clicktrack to his cadenza and then recorded the poetry.

Initially I recorded some tracks on a tabletop in his kitchen on a 4 track cassetterecorder.

Those recordings turned out so powerful that they resulted in this project, joining poetry and music in a new way.

After a long period of toying with the idea we finally got around to make a cd in 2003. Recordings were made at my then home in the Belgian country side, with very limited equipment.

The concept is explained beautifully in the discription, in the artists own handwriting, about ROLL music.

ROLL - The Images

The ROLL galleries…

Making of…

Here a set of images from the production period in 2003 and 2004.

ROLL - The Music

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