ICYMI – Article Reblog – Speaker Dress by Pauchi Sasaki — Between Air and Electricity

Pauchi Sasaki wears her Speaker Dress (2014), containing 96 loudspeakers. Photo by Juan Pablo Aragon. © Pauchi SasakiOur clothes can be seen as a form of communication between ourselves and the outside world. They give a visual impression of who we are and how we would like to be seen by others. Pauchi Sasaki designs dresses…

via Speaker Dress by Pauchi Sasaki — Between Air and Electricity

 

Recommended site – Between Air and Electricity  – Cathy van Eck

 

 

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Today’s Discovery – Delayed – Marlo Eggplant

Just listen…

This was part of a noise community monthly trade series in 2017.
Released February 17, 2017

Experimental, Ambient, Electronic, Avant-garde, Drone, Noise.

 

Review Reblog – Bredbeddle: Stackes

ICYMI – 2017 Releases…

We need no swords

BredbeddleFractal Meat cuts cassette and digital

Rebecca Lee’s Bredbeddle creates glacial plunderphonics for the no-audience underground. In her absurdist soundscapes, hypnotic locked grooves – fragments of laughing audiences, wheezing string quartets, liturgical voices and other sonic debris – drive deep drone immersion. Imagine a narcoleptic DJ Shadow cutting soundtracks for a slow-motion apocalypse, or a low-power junkyard rave-up in the twilight of the world. But where conventional plunderphonic or turntablist wisdom would crash out a succession of fast-paced edits to build a surrealistic kaleidoscope of fragments, Lee is more sparing. She uses a smaller number of sampled sources, with her stuttering loops occasionally providing a faltering rhythmic chassis for wider explorations – simple flute improvisations, gleaming extended tones, muted electronic farts – or sometimes just left alone to clank along in their disjointed charm.

Lee deploys her samples almost cackhandedly, often so roughly edited to seem like she is physically…

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Review Reblog – JASSS ~ Weightless

Also , good to see this release on the ACL 2017 Top Ten Electronic list : )

a closer listen

JASSS (Silvia Jiménez Alvarez) is yet another artist pushing music forward with a debut album.  We’re publishing this review a full month early to give our European readers the chance to check her out at the Atonal Festival (Stage Null, 1:00 a.m. Friday) and to disagree with her exclusion from FACT’s Seven acts you won’t want to miss.  FACT, we love you, but we’d put her in the top five.  Still, maybe you haven’t heard this album yet, in which case we forgive you.

Some of us have been waiting a long time for a new infusion of life in the industrial genre (which by any other name would still sound as sweet).  This year, it’s arrived with a vengeance in the form of artists such as Pan Daijing, Pact Infernal and Belief Defect (all playing Atonal!).  Apparently the playbook is gone, and these artists are playing by their…

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Review Reblog – Izabela Dłużyk ~ Soundscapes of spring

So pleased to see this release on ACL 2017 Top Ten Field Recording and Soundscape list…I will never tire of it as it is perfection to the ear and soul.

a closer listen

Izabela Dłużyk’s Soundscapes of summer was A Closer Listen‘s favorite soundscape of 2016, and her latest album is just as remarkable.  For this release, the artist has turned the dial back to spring, and we’re hoping (reasonably so) that the project will eventually become a quadriptych.  The sounds here are as clear as any we’ve ever heard; the mastering is dynamic, the sequencing superb.  To listen is to enter into a dream world that is actually real, including the “endangered Bialowieza primeval forest, Siemianowka lake (and) Biebrza marshes.”  It’s a privilege to be able to hear these environments from the other side of the world, and to wonder at their fullness.  Most people live near birds (or the other way around), but few people live near such a variety of voices.

When it comes to field recordings, proximity is not enough.  One needs the ears to hear these…

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Review Reblog – on pauline anna strom’s trans-millenia music, via rvng

It is a sad fact that some artists gain recognition late in their lives, sometimes due to a reappraisal of the “genre” they write. In hindsight some are realising that New Age and Melodic Instrumental music is really worth sitting down and listening to, albeit a bit late for some as in Pauline Anna Strom’s case, or too late for others. Without sounding preachy here – give things a listen, you might be pleasantly surprised.

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Reblog – Sonic Panorama: Sonic Feminisms, SAOUT RADIO

Sonic Panorama: Sonic Feminisms, SAOUT RADIO Artists: Randa Maroufi, Cathy Lane, Habiba Effat, Myriam Pruvot. There are as many sounds as possible ways to be woman. As many women as possible feminisms. As many feminisms as possible sounds. For the 2017 program at ifa Gallery Berlin, Anna Raimondo proposes for Saout Radio a sonic travel into the […]

via Sonic Panorama: Sonic Feminisms at ifa Gallery Berlin Oct 9 – Nov 30, 2017 — Cathy Lane

 

“Saout Radio, represented by Younes Baba-Ali and Anna Raimondo, explores the universe of sonic arts, including radio, sound art, video and interventions in the public space. It proposes a sonic travel into the universe of sonic arts exploring its different possibilities, the richness of its languages and the multitudes of its sensuous experiences.”