This CD presents direct-take recordings of multiple Pure-Data NUMBERSTREAMS played in real-time by modifying embedded variables; the two-track files were saved live within PD as the final output; no samples of actual instruments, field recordings, MIDI, or post-mixing employed.
Each piece played experimentally according to a score containing brief instructions with open time periods, varying to the performance situation.
1 SNAPE | THE SLIDER
2 ORFORD | PAGODA LAB
3 OSLO | LO SO SO LO
4 NUZ | SPIRIT OF EWE
1 SNAPE | The Slider 1 17:40 [excerpt 6:45-13:55]
4 NUZ | Spirit of Ewe 4 8:32 [excerpt 3:42-7:24]
‘It belongs to the sui generis genre; and it’s emergent : wikipedia’, Angus Cook.
“It’s like finding yourself outside at night… in front of the heavens… and the whole of reality drops away”, Sarah Lucas [commenting on SNAPE | THE SLIDER].
Signed CDR, self-released. Total time 70:00. Recorded Sept 2011. Track 4 was extended in 2014 and uploaded with visuals NUZ Jet Lag.
SNAPE | THE SLIDER and NUZ | SPIRIT OF EWE first live performance :
Aldeburgh Music, Snape Maltings, Hoffmann Building, Suffolk, UK / 10 June 2011 [details here after SEE MORE > ]
All tracks alongside ‘Coloured Rose’ – light-sculpture by Cerith Wyn Evans exhibited :
Stolper + Friends, Tjuvholmen Alle 6, 0252 Oslo, Norway / October 2011. Track 3 was composed especially for this exhibition.
Expansions of SNAPE | THE SLIDER and NUZ | SPIRIT OF EWE performed live quadraphonically :
Ekeberg Sculpture Park, Oslo, Norway / 30 April 2016
Albergo Diurno Venezia, piazza Oberdan, Milan, Italy / 9 – 10 April 2016
Cafe OTO, 18–22 Ashwin street, Dalston, London, UK / 6 November 2015
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London, UK / 28 November 2013