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hecker

Bsf°Tyk 5

hecker

Bsf°Tyk 5

The op-ening piece to Florian Hecker's seminal and beguiling masterpiece

156

Ben Vida

Tztztztzt Î Í Í Part 19

Ben Vida

Tztztztzt Î Í Í Part 19

Based on a text used as both score and raw data, exploring the rhythmic patterns of speech

156

Gabor Lazar

XI

Gabor Lazar

XI

Sheer, hyper-crisp rhythmic acrobatics by an invigorating young Hungarian artist

156

RYOJI IKEDA

Supercodex 20

RYOJI IKEDA

Supercodex 20

Hyper-precise sonic sculpture modelling the Japanese producer's latest wave research

156

Rene Hell

This is chess

Rene Hell

This is chess

Probing psycho-acoustic chicanery guided by cryptic logic

156

Marcus Schmickler & Julian Rohrhuber

Interlude / Dissonance / Divergence

Marcus Schmickler & Julian Rohrhuber

Interlude / Dissonance / Divergence

One highlight from a remarkable new work investigating links between music and economics

156

Lorenzo Senni

In High Places

Lorenzo Senni

In High Places

An expansive, almost sensual piece of slyding, oily tones by a celebrated Italian composer

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156

OPERA MORT

Mille Viviers

OPERA MORT

Mille Viviers

Spellbinding piece of computer-edited improvisation between avant-garde duo Él-G and Jo Tanz

156

Eugene Carchesio

Day 2

Eugene Carchesio

Day 2

Eugene Carchesio's Brisbane rhythm lab throws out a minimal study in tone and pulses.

156

@C

99

@C

99

Tense, dynamic electronic dialogue between Portugal's Miguel Carvalhais and Pedro Tudela

156

KEVIN DRUMM

Untitled 16

KEVIN DRUMM

Untitled 16

Have computer: make noise. The don in effect

156

Evol

Proper Headshrinker 5

Evol

Proper Headshrinker 5

Rigourous yet playful swede shrinker from Barcelona's OG Computer hooligan

156

Russell Haswell & Yasunao Tone

Convulsive Threshold #2

Russell Haswell & Yasunao Tone

Convulsive Threshold #2

Japanese Fluxus founder and British sonic brutalist explore the unique fidelity of deviated MP3s

156

CRISTIAN VOGEL

Ballad

CRISTIAN VOGEL

Ballad

Beautiful and haunting computer composition by the super influential Cristian Vogel

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Volmeter
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Cello
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La beats
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Alvanoto
Rustie_1
Jeckbasinski
Silhouette
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Vladislav-delay
Underground-resistance
Mikavainio
Tropical14
Hauntology
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Redshape
Dynamicsteppers
Dj
Citynight
Something3
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Mirror
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Roedelius
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Roska
Finderskeepers
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Claro
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Chair
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Pyramid
Lighthouse
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Stonehenge
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This time on 14tracks:

“14 tracks: Digital Diaspora”

This week we peer into the crenellated realms of contemporary computer music and digital extremes derived from digital-based techniques and processes. All the music in this selection was created more or less over the past decade - the earliest piece is taken from Florian Hecker's Prix Ars Electronica Award-winning 'Sun Pandämonium' (2003) - but we've particularly focussed on more recent, bleeding-edge iterations of the sound thru outstanding works by the likes of Lorenzo Senni, Gábor Lázár, EVOL, Opéra Mort, and Rene Hell, among others. Collected, they span a unique spectrum of timbres and arrangements highlighting various compositional strategies, placing edited improvisations alongside algorithmic composition and experimental research models. But while these concepts come across as impenetrable on paper, the results often yield brave, psychedelic and synaesthetically-appealing new soundworlds for hungry, inquisitive ears.

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