Adam Diller

Influenced by Sri Aurobindo as much as J Dilla, Thomas Pynchon as much as Edgar Varese, Charles Bronson as much as Sun Ra, Adam Diiler occupies an enigmatic position in the realm between jazz, hip-hop, and electronic music.
BNSF emerge from the Seattle improvisation scene and their music registers the character of a gritty urban soundscape. Adam Diller plays saxophone. Timbales and microphone, with Matt Crane on drums, percussion and sampler, while Jason E Anderson moves between guitar, laptop, electronics, harmonica and microphone. Diller's saxophonics and Crane's drumming retain links, with the ragged margins of jazz freedom and fire, but the collective readiness to engage with sounds as such tilts the trio into less overtly mediated encounters with noise. Concrete field recordings surface in places, contrasting with wild instrumental intensities reminiscent of Borbetomagus

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