[Microsound-announce] Strings Of Consciousness is XLR8ted...
philippe-petit at wanadoo.fr
Thu Aug 10 08:21:29 EDT 2006
Hope you enjoy a nice Summer
To keep patienting until our proper site is ready, our collective is
now having a Space.
Feel free to invade it and find infos, pictures, visit our friends :
This week Strings Of Consciousness is "accelerated"...
Getting close to celebrate their 100th issue the American magazine
XLR8R is certainly one of the world's leading publication dealing
with Electronic Cultures.
Thus we are honoured that they selected one of our songs as their
favourite for the week, and offer it in their INCITE Online series...
You can download the free mp3 from there :
Besides XLR8R wrote :
"Strings of Consciousness sounds something like a cross between a
very competent experimental electronic artists and a well-done movie
soundtrack. The nine-man musical collective manages to remain in
synch through the numerous pianos, guitars, basses, bleeps and clicks
that appear throughout their tracks, and create a rhythm together
that is haunting, unpredictable, and curiously feel good at the same
We are enjoying our first internationally distributed release on the
BiP_HOp Generation series of compilation. Available in your
favourites stores or online from the label...
v. 8 offers 79 minutes which illustrate perfectly the contemporary
alliance of acoustic instruments and digital technologies in music
BiP_HOp Generation v. 8 [bleep 32]
MURCOF works primarily with orchestral samples, processing the sound
sources into new textures and fusing them with microscopic sounds and
rhythms. His music is published on Leaf records.
TENNIS is the occasional project of Ben Edwards (Benge) and Douglas
Benford (si-cut.db). Their music is an amalgam of miniature rhythmic
sounds and digitized processing.
MITCHELL AKIYAMA is a Montreal based composer, interested in
unconventional ways of playing conventional instruments. He has
recorded for Sub Rosa, Raster- Noton, Substractif, Staalplaat, and
MINAMO is an electro-acoustic quartet from Tokyo, they have released
music for 12K, Apestaartje, Cubic...
TU M' is a duo from central Italy, who chose their name from Marcel
Duchamp's last painting. They have released records on labels such as
Dekorder, Phthalo, ERS/Staalplaat, Fallt...
STRINGS OF CONSCIOUSNESS work on musical motifs that can evoke at
times a stormy, cinematic, or contemporary atmosphere.
thanx for your attention
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