Dao de Noize – Leaving cherry trees only with leaves
Dao de Noize (Artem Pismenetskii) is Ukraine’s premiere ambient/noise artist. He has collaborated with many of the most prolific and well-known noise artists in the world, including Raven, K.K. Null, and Merzbow. He has released work on Ciel Bleu et Petits Oiseaux, Etch Wear, Heart Shaped Box Prod., 4iB Records, and Tongue & Groove Records.
Magnetic Foragers – Test One
London-based duo Magnetic Foragers create brooding experimental compositions of noise and abstract visuals. Layers of sonic and visual textures are punctuated by melody, rhythm and representational images, in immersive improvised performances, short films and video art pieces from sound and video artists James Allard and Tom Brown.
James Allard has been composing music, creating experimental soundscapes and making noise since 2003. His audio and visual work generally explores questions arising from the influence of places and surroundings upon the individual. He also produces music as Absent Asch.
Tom Brown is heavily influenced and inspired by music, he has created live visuals for contemporary and classical musicians and composers. Since leaving video art production company The Gray Circle, Tom has created video installations and live performances including contributions to multidisciplinary shows with composing/directing duo Efthymiou and band The Cabinet of Living Cinema.
Jean-Baptiste Amann – Watching the Moon
Written by Jean-Baptiste Amann, Produced by Lionel Riff in Paris, France 2015.
frst hwiin chrch of mscln – Voice of the Sunrise
The frst hwiin chrch of mscln was founded by the Left Reverend William. He does a lot of drugs and then scrapes metallic objects together. He records those sounds, erases them, and then uses mp3 clips from the internet and digestive sounds to score musick. Voice of the Sunrise is a non-example of this. It is a slightly enhanced version of a performance of gong playing (26″ Zildjian) at a Yoga class.
Neuroharp – E(2)
Neuroharp is a brainwave controlled stringed instrument designed, built and performed by Jamie Gillett. It uses EEG technology to capture neural impulses, transforming them into controls for a stringed sound structure. This is then played alongside other instruments as the basis of varied improvisations.
Programming: Christopher Hill of Build Brighton; Live performance: Anthony Saggers and Jacob Brant.
Greg – Chappaqua – Introspective
Active in Italy between mid-70s and early 80s, GREG represented a daring attempt to overthrow conventional musical canons by researching dream-like and surreal atmospheres through absolute improvisation. This was usual practice in jazz, but at the time not yet as common in rock oriented ensembles. The band used to appear without notice at cultural or political events, building its “Live Inventions on the Spot and off the Mood” in order to create the utmost of surprise. Some of their musical visions were recently resurrected from old tapes and associated with film titles suggested from memories of the band, accomplishing an experimental process opposite to what is usually carried out when it comes to matching music with pictures.
The title of this track was chosen while listening to it many years after the original recording, as it evoked images from that movie. Chappaqua is an experimental 1966 cult film written and directed by Conrad Rooks. The film is based on Rooks’ experiences with drug addiction and won the Silver Lion (special jury prize) at the international Film Festival of Venice in 1966 (worth watching if you have a chance as it includes cameo appearances by William S. Burroughs, Swami Satchidananda, Allen Ginsberg, Moondog, Ornette Coleman, The Fugs, and Ravi Shankar).
GREG came from the initials of members
Guido Zurlino = Guitar
Roberto Garnerone = Guitar
Elvio Garnerone = Drums
Gigi Sgargi = Bass
Headloc feat. Jerry Philips – Passage to Hell
Current form: Human
St. John of Austin – Transcendence Drive
St. John says, “This song was made in the great, vast time of my life known as 4 am… Under the influence of post-rock and a lot of red bull.”
Mutiny – Southerner
Mutiny is an Austin, Texas based producer and DJ who wishes to push jungle to the forefront of the Central Texas culture. Southerner was designed as a DJ tool. Some samples stolen from a famous interpretation of a Philip K Dick novel.
Mark Streets – 011
“The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.” -John Acton, 1877.