Re: Le matériau Sonore, hidden place


Subject: Re: Le matériau Sonore, hidden place
From: bill thompson (innerd00r@yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Sep 15 2005 - 07:00:02 EDT


i think jo thomas has explored this a little bit using
glitch material. you might contact her. but even
better, explore it yourself and then let us have a
listen :) (i think the 'trick' of it though would be
to not make it obvious that you're trying to meld the
two approaches...)

b.

--- Henry Rodrick <moshisushi@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was a lot into the 12K and raster-noton stuff a
> few years ago, and
> what I really like about those artists is how they
> treat sounds pretty
> much like graphical design. Minimal, conseptual and
> stylized. I think
> the problem (for me) with that music is the lack of
> compositional ideas
> - there is not much going on in the pieces. They
> often work best as
> looped background sounds for something else (web,
> video etc.)
>
> As a student of EA music, i would love to experiment
> with this kind of
> sound material, but applying structural ideas from
> the academic scene.
> Has anyone here done this?
>
> Henry
>
> On 2005-09-13, at 20.37, Ned Bouhalassa wrote:
>
> > I think a lot of the electronica that Louis is
> bored with is simply
> > electroacoustic music created by people who didn't
> study it in
> > University. Some will have a 'fresh' approach, and
> many will be
> > re-inventing the wheel without knowing it,
> especially those in the
> > drone scene.
> >
> > Personally, I really liked the whole microsound
> scene, as it felt very
> > different from a lot of the rich, dense
> electroacoustic music I had
> > been listening to in the 90s. This minimal music
> was also often
> > created by people who were coming from a visual
> arts background, and
> > was therefore more conceptual, far from musique
> concrete in that way.
> > And yet, there was much attention paid to the
> quality of the sonic
> > experience, at least when it came to the more
> interesting artists,
> > like the gang from 12K records.
> >
> > Maybe, Louis, you're also just entering another
> phase in your life. I
> > know that I've gone through periods where I could
> no longer stand
> > listening to XX type of music, only to fall in
> love with it again
> > 10-15 yrs later. It had little to do with the
> artists, and everything
> > to do with my shifting interests.
> >
> > Ned
> >
> >
>
> //henry rodrick
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>

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