New Disquietude podcast episode: music by Lesley Flanigan, Dave Seidel, KMRU, Celia Hollander, and John Hooper; interview with Flanigan; commentary; short essay on reading waveforms. • Disquiet.com F.A.Q.Key Tags: #saw2for33third, #field-recording, #classical, #juntoElsewhere: Twitter, SoundCloud, Instagram

Listening to art. Playing with audio. Sounding out technology. Composing in code. Rewinding the soundscape.

Glitchy MP3

The Fallt label regularly posts inventive electronica downloads that emphasize precision, elegance and glitch. The “spring 2006 exclusive” currenly on its site (fallt.com) is six and a half minutes of brittle minimalism: “Pumilum,” courtesy of Tonne (aka Paul Farrington), the lightly crackling textures of which suggest a lo-res digital fireplace with its embers dialed down (go to this page for the MP3: fallt.com). Those pixelated percussives disperse a rapid-fire array of beats, and amid them Tonne places a minimal-techno series of held notes. The final fade out is particularly enjoyable.

By Marc Weidenbaum

Tag: / Leave a comment ]

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

*
*

Subscribe without commenting