[Eg0_220] uni.Sol_ : Blurmoon

Uni.Sol_ (United Artists For Well Being Of Solar System) is an “all inclusive project exploring the potential of extrasensory communication”. It was started in 2018 by Slavek Kwi (aka Artificial Memory Trace), with the purpose to “explore and implement the idea of freedom, to enhance research for extrasensory communication through art practise (and related media) and to create stimulating sensual, spiritual and aesthetic experience.”
Participants of Uni.Sol events are invited to “engage simultaneously (=in the same moment) across various time-zones in different locations (=around globe) in ABSTRACT inter-play via sound-media and similar”. But sometimes, despite of their good will, some contributors mess with the time zones. Rather than rejecting the resulting recordings and mixes, Slavek Kwi prefer to consider them as “creative misunderstandings”, which he regularily publishes in a special “Time Travel Section” of uni.Sol_. Blurmoon fall in this category : it comprises mixes of out of sync recordings by the three contributors of uni.Sol meeting of the 13 October 2019

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Direct download links : Wav / Flac  / Mp3/ Artwork
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Tracklist
1. Stephen Bradley : Fra Mauro
2. Slavek Kwi : Timeslides & Shortcuts pt1
3. Slavek Kwi : Timeslides & Shortcuts pt2
4. Kecap Tuyul : Splitted Moon Cake
Pictures by Slavek Kwi

Slavek Kwi’s insight on his work here : “TIMESLIDES & SHORTCUTS (BLURMOON) pt1+2 is extra-subjective (re)mix of uni.Sol_fuLLmOOn, almost random encounter in between Stephen Bradley (USA), Kecap Tuyul (France) and Slavek Kwi (Ireland), recorded Monday 13/10/2019 from 11 PM to 1 AM night in time-zone of Ireland exploring extrasensory long-distance connection (telepathy).
Within memories, time merges in mysterious ways. The observer travels through time while selecting memories through distorted lenses of interpretation and personal preferences. Time then shifts accordingly, creating parallel realities. Untrue to one timeline, true to its nature – allowing to unfold another possible chain of events. Time as constant value collapses.
This sound composition is following coincidental stream of events unfolding in between 3 (or more) interpretations, trying to respect each individual vision as much is possible and put those in panoramic display within mix. Expansive nature of subjectivity creates the paradox of absurd but complementary contradictions: blurring of initial idea on one side and simultaneously multiplying the potential of the same idea on opposite side.”

More information about artists :

Stephen Bradley’s homepage
Slavek Kwi on bandcamp
Kecap Tuyul’s homepage

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[Eg0_214] Podarces & various artists : Frozen Journeys

Under the Podarces pseudonym Benoît Rouits (who also plays oboe in Jukpic ) creates experimental improvised music with keyboards. Last year he made us discover one of his old works :  A Frozen Journey, made in 2009 with virtual synthesizers and inspired by some writings of Philip K. Dick. We enjoyed this album a lot and although it undoubtedly stands on its own we felt its minimalist abstraction could make it a very interesting material to incorporate in new works. We made this suggestion to Benoît and some other collaborators and aquaintances who agreed and accepted to contribute remixes of what is now called “Frozen Journeys”, featuring the original tracks as well as remixes by Humanfobia, Human Koala, Nina Kardec, Anastatsia Vronski, Kecap Tuyul, Nicolas Tourney, Sig Valax, Filmy Ghost, Yann Pillas, Thomas Park, Luciftias, Doedelzak.

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direct download links : Flac / Mp3 / artwork

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Playlist and links

01. Podarces – Absynthe
02. Podarces – Entering the cave
03. Podarces – Beads of sweat
04. Podarces – Alleviation
05. Podarces – Motorway of nowhere
06. Podarces – A frozen journey
07. Podarces – Chaos
08. Podarces – Screamers
09. Podarces – Plan9 from…
10. Podarces – Parasites? agreed.
11. Humanfobia & Podarces – Grey Alien Contact
https://hearthis.at/humanfobia/
12. Human Koala & Podarces – Scream in the basement (Human Koala Remix)

13. Nina Kardec & Podarces – Chaos (Nina Kardec Remix)

14. Anastasia Vronski & Podarces – Chaos (Industrial Mix)
https://anastasiavronski.bandcamp.com/
15. Kecap Tuyul & Podarces – Frozen Absinthe Screams
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16. Nicolas Tourney & Podarces – Entering the Cave (Nicolas Tourney Remix)
https://nicolastourney.bandcamp.com/
17. Sig Valax & Podarces – Frozen Journey
https://www.sigolenevalax.net/
18. Filmy Ghost & Podarces – Voices from Adimensional Planes
https://hearthis.at/filmy-ghost/
19. Yann Pillas & Podarces – In the winter the absynthe froze
https://www.facebook.com/Y.Pillas
https://camembertelectrique.bandcamp.com
20. Thomas Park & Podarces – Generative Sheep
https://archive.org/details/ThomasParkBenchmarkHub
21. Luciftias & Podarces – Tundratic Equation
https://dronomancy.wordpress.com/
https://luciftias.bandcamp.com/
22. Doedelzak & Podarces – Un Voyage Glacé
https://doedelzak.bandcamp.com/

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[Eg0_213] z(xW+yV) : Trois prises

z(xW+yV) is a solo project of Kecap Tuyul started spring 2018 while experimenting different ways to generate low volume feedback with small gear. After some tries with one contact microphone and one 1W battery-powered amplifier he developped a modular system on this basis, in order to generate not only feedback, but also feedback of feedback, and feedback of feedback of feedback (…) by chaining amps and microphones in a circular way that blurs more and more the distinction between sound source and sound’s reproduction, between acoustic musical instruments and electronic sound diffusion.

Unlike its first album 3×2(1W+18V) whose 3 pieces where mixes of  2 improvisations, Trois Prises features only raw improvisations played on more complex versions of the set-up (with 3 or 4 amplifiers). Track 1 & 3 contain no edits, track 2 was edited from a longer improvisation.

z(xW+yV) : 3x(10W+45V)

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z(xW+yV) : Trois Prises

 

[Eg0_211] M.A.K.T. Sono : TTTango

M.A.K.T. Sono ‘s new release TTTango is an improvisation recorded in november 2018 by Magali Albespy & Kecap Tuyul with the same kind of lo-fi set-up as the one used on album 11 Songs.

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Direct download links : Wav/ Flac /Mp3/Artwork
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Credits:
Improvisation recorded 19 November 2018
Magali Albespy : amplifiers, microphones, synthesizers, voice.
Kecap Tuyul : amplifiers, microphones, synthesizers, mix.

 

[Eg0_209] Failure Circle : Melting Clinamen

Melting Clinamen was born from a small deviation from the methodology used by Failure Circle in this serie of compositions Frozen Clinamen that normally uses only sounds recorded while no human intervention is applied to the used set-up ( no-input mixer most of the time). The creation of the first track of this album followed the same rules – except that it used a recording that features some little changes created manually (this sound can be heard between 3min11 et 12m06). This is also the first release in which Failure Circle doesn’t use a no-input mixer but a semi-modular analog synthesizer, the Neutron by Behringer, with no effects except its built-in ones. Another notable difference with the past volumes lies into the way the material has been edited & mixed. The other track of the album (Frozen Clinamen #2M) follows more strictly the Frozen Clinamen methodology, but all sounds were also created with synthesizer. Thus, Melting Clinamen is and isn’t part of the Frozen Clinamen serie.

Methodology of the Frozen Clinamen serie
step (1) Tweaking the set-up until it produces some seemingly autonomously self-sustained sound sequences.
step (2) Stopping tweaking and recording for at least 20 minutes without any intervention on the set-up.
step (3) Repeating steps (1) & (2) several times.
step (4) Using the generated sounds as only source in a posteriori compositions. The only variations used while mixing are equalization, panoramics and volume levels.
step (5) play it at low/high volume with open/closed window while complety asleep / fully conscious.

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Live : Beat Keller & Werner Puntigam / Fred Marty, Xavier Mussat et Kecap Tuyul (Le Zorba, 13/05/2019)

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Lundi 13 mai 2019
Le Zorba
137 rue Faubourg du Temple, 75010 Paris
21H-23H
PAF : participation libre
Co-organisé avec Doxa Esta et Le Zorba
L’événement sur facebook

Duo Beat Keller & Werner Puntigam

Beat Keller (feedbacker guitar)
“Guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and bandleader based in Winterthur, Switzerland and in Berlin. Beat Keller is amongst the important Swiss musicians in the field of experimental and improvised music. Through the exploration of extended playing techniques, guitar tunings and the use of an electric feedbacker guitar, he has developed a unique musical language. Beat Keller has played together with many major exponents of the Swiss and international scenes and performs regularly around the world at festivals and renowned concert venues. (…) Keller’s 10’s debut album won “Best Debut Release 2008 (worldwide)” awarded by the American magazine All About Jazz. Beat Keller is currently a member of the groups Cao-Keller-Siedl (VN, CH, AT), Rough Cave (CH), Bowee-Keller (CH), Tilo Weber’s Animate Repose (DE), Keller’s 10, Gunfire Orchestra (SA, NO, CH) as well as Jason Kahn // Beat Keller (US, CH).”
https://beatkeller.com

Werner Puntigam (trombone)
“Freelancing multidisciplinary artist in the fields of music (composition & improvisation / trombone, conch shell, voice & noises), visual arts (photography, video & graphic-design) and interdisciplinary performances & audio-visual installations.

WP, the improvising and composing musician (trombone, conch shell, voice, noises), called “the alchemist of the sounds” in a review, has founded several groups with outstanding line-ups and unique sound conceptions, and performs live from solo up to orchestra size. (…) Collaborations with well known fellow artists such as Joey Baron, Tom Cora, Joe Bowie, Hank Roberts, Han Bennink, Joëlle Léandre, Jon Rose, Oliver Mtukudzi, Stewart Sukuma, Malangatana, Shih-Yang Lee, Rabito Arimoto, Sakaki Mango, Akemi Takeya, Marta Binneti, Mookwon Kim, Ewald Oberleitner, Gabriele Mirabassi, Franz Hautzinger, Hope Masike, Josef Haslinger or Henning Mankell – to name but a few.”
https://www.ear-x-eye.info
http://www.youtube.com/user/wpntgm/videos

Trio Fred Marty, Xavier Mussat & Kecap Tuyul

Trio inédit de 3 improvisateurs ayant déjà joué ensemble dans d’autres contextes

Fred Marty : basse électrique
Xavier Mussat : guitare préparée
Kecap Tuyul : no-input mixer

Fred Marty & Kecap Tuyul

Xavier Mussat & Kecap Tuyul