Oren Ambarchi – Hubris

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CD – Mego

Oren Ambarchi, Crys Cole, Will Guthrie, Arto Lindsay, Joe Talia, Ricardo Villalobos and Keith Fullerton Whitman create a special and unconventional collaboration, pervaded by repetitive rhythms. In our opinion, Villalobos may be the rhythm connector: a Chilean

Jason Kahn – In Place

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Errant Bodies Press, ISBN: 978-0988937543, English, 112 pages, 2016, Germany

Jason Kahn (see the interview in Neural #55) is a sound artist who has spent a good deal of time investigating what he calls “active listening” practices, raising the awareness

Fly AI, crucial system mistakes

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Computer software with increasing learning and problem-solving capabilities is being rapidly integrated into the background of our lives, monitoring many of our daily moves to make our lives easier and safer, from managing our emails to driving our cars. In

Mikel R. Nieto – Dark Sound

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Gruenrekorder, ISBN 978-3-00-052370-0, Huao, Basque, Spanish and English, 176 pages, 2016, Germany

In the product page on the label’s website the description of this release ends with this warning: “Partially legible. Sunlight reading recommended”. It’s hard to fail recognising that

Inhibition, stay unfocused

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Earnings, concentration, effectiveness, well-being. Is not this what chases the western culture? Are these not the bases around which revolve the lives of hundreds of thousands of people? And while phones, home automation devices and cars are becoming more intelligent,