Eternal September, the rise of amateur culture exhibition at Aksioma, curated by Valentina Tanni. From internet folklore to the deja vu “on the screen” an exploration of “amateur culture” quickly corroding certainties. http://www.aksioma.org/eternal.september/index.html
Fabio Perletta – Interstitial Spaces
CD – Farmacia901
The first five minutes of the 28-minute-long first track pass in almost absolute silence. We found it necessary to crank up the volume on the mixer and re-listen from the beginning to have any chance of perceiving →
Origamibiro – Odham’s Standard
CD – Denovali
Origamibiro is a collaborative project that builds on the meeting of three creative minds: Tom Hill (musician, producer and author of soundtracks), Jim Boxall (aka The Joy Of Box, visual artist and filmmaker) and Andy Tytherleigh (multi-instrumentalist). →
Lemures – Lemuria
12″ vinyl/Digital Album – Crónica Electronica
This project is authored by Giovanni Lami and Enrico Coniglio, recorded by Miguel Carvalhais and enriched by the charming artwork of Dead Meat. The vinyl edition of Lemuria immediately grabbed our attention with its →
Duet Of The Living Dead by Taro Yasuno, music for zombie robotic flutes.
Horror, especially zombie movies, is one of the genres most popular with independent filmmakers on a tight budget. In general consciousness, certain sonorities of electronic and experimental music have also become inextricably tied to the horror genre. It is interesting →
“ “ [sic] Tim Goldie / Daniel Beban – Slakes
3CD + 48 Pages Book – Entr’acte
Released as an edition of only 300 copies – although this is perhaps not so unusual for a production of this kind – and paired with an ample 48-page booklet, this triple CD →
Simulacra by Karina Smigla-Bobinski, the elusive ghostly video.
The feedback we get from a video, or any cinematic artifact is continuous, as every frame reaching our retina alters the state of our brain and our interpretation of the source material. In Simulacra by Karina Smigla-Bobinski, there is a →
Christina Kubisch & Eckehard Güther – Mosaïque Mosaic
CD – Gruenrekorder
The field recordings of Mosaïque Mosaic, collected by Christina Kubisch & Eckehard Güther, were captured in Cameroon and selected on the basis of their ability to evoke the sensibility of this African region. Specific workshops were held →
Congratulations: You are gay!
The latest edition of the Olympic Winter Games held in Sochi will perhaps be better remembered for the international controversy surrounding the racial and homophobic (im)positions of the Russian Government than for the sporting events and the athletes involved. Reports of →
AAVV – Muder Langage & You Muder God
book + CD – Amalgamated Torso and Such
This album booklet is actually a fanzine photocopy and in its first pages the album is literally defined as “a compilation of fluid contributions from various practitioners of the noise arts compiled →
Open Informant by Superflux, flaunting key personal communication.
Already from its name, which recalls “Boundless Informant”, the software used by NSA for analyzing and visualizing data, Open Informant by Superflux manifests itself as a project that intends to investigate the subject of state surveillance. The work consists of →
Ryoko Akama – Code Of Silence
CD – Melange Edition
This five-track record has an immediate and powerful impact. Code of Silence opens with “jiwa jiwa”, whose unhurried tonal development is coldly resonant, super-synthetic, rarefied and industrial. The author has indicated that she is exploring the →
edited by Angus Carlyle, Cathy Lane – On Listening
Uniformbooks, ISBN-13: 978-1910010013, English, 200 pages, 2013, UK
After the seminal “In The Field”, Carlyle and Lane have edited another remarkable anthology of texts, this time focused on the (not so simple) act of listening. Known physical properties are able →
D.O.R.T.H.E. by Lasse Munk , autopoetic mechanical stream.
Breathing new life back into obsolete and forgotten technology in media arts projects has seen a surge of increased activity in recent years. A kind of technological remix culture combined with a DIY hacking mentality has facilitated the resurrection of →
Eric Lunde – Audio Demonstrations of the Opycay 5.13 Digital Audio Degeneration Units
CD – Amalgamated Torso And Such
DIY devices, abrasive frequencies, heavy sounds, noisy and persistent; here are 74 minutes of absolute experimental anarchy spawned by devices powered by two nine-volt batteries and made from parts available in normal electronic supplies →