Improviser, composer, and saxophonist extraordinaire Ken Vandermark's group Made To Break return with a new bassist and more energy than ever before. Made To Break's live performances continue to amaze audiences all over Europe and North America. On Before the Code, the quartet's improvisation reaches unprecedented flexibility and immediacy, solidifying Made To Break's status as a truly unique act in the world of free jazz. Ken Vandermark: reeds; Christof Kurzmann: electronics [lloopp]; Jasper Stadhouders: bass; Tim Daisy: drums. Recorded by Christoph Amann on November 11, 2014, at Amann Studios, Vienna. Mixed by Christoph Amann, Christof Kurzmann, and Ken Vandermark. Mastered by Christoph Amann. Album design by Frederico Penalva. Band photo by Vincent Hagnauer.
1 Dial the Number (Intro) (Feat. Ken Vandermark)
2 Dial the Number (For Agnes Varda) (Feat. Ken Vandermark)
3 Off-Picture No. 119 (For Joshua Oppenheimer) (Feat. Ken Vandermark)
4 Window Breaking Hammer (For Rainer Werner Fassbinder) (Feat. Ken Vandermark)