Disformation – Liberating music from all kinds of context (interview)

English August 18 2018 DisformLogo

By Wieland Rambke

How do you create a space without a context? This question lies at the heart of new-founded experimental music label Disformation, conceived by Casper Gottlieb and Jesper Bagger Hviid of Copenhagen-based noise act GOHV. In its output, the label seeks to release music that pits itself against the very notion of context: Disformation rejects the creation of narratives as a whole.

For the listener, every attempt at being able to personally relate to the label’s output is denied in favour of releases that seek to isolate music as much as possible from any associative frame. What remains is music that is as blatant as it is abject. Music that is simultaneously cloaked and in-your-face.

But how do you create a space with no boundaries, without any points of reference? What remains when the backgrounds disappear? Læs resten