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Holly Herndon – More-than-human, non-human, inhuman

English Kritik May 24 2019

Holly Herndon “PROTO” (4AD, 2019) – review by Mikkel Rørbo When it comes to Holly Herndon’s third album, “PROTO”, all anyone wants to talk about, it seems, is artificial intelligence. It’s everywhere at the moment; in my own work as well, which is why I thought I’d find it ever so compelling. But really, to just focus on this one conceptual aspect is ...

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CTM Festival 2018 – Entanglements, attractions and contradictions

English February 20 2018

Ralph LarmannReportage from CTM 2018 – Turmoil 26.1. – 4.2 in Berlin by Sandra S. Borch, Photos: Ralph Larmann, Udo Siegfriedt, Camille Blake og Isla Kriss “The world is in turmoil” declares the CTM Festival for Adventurous Music and Art in the programme. The festival has long been notorious for its critical voice in music culture finding grounds within the turbulent political climate we are witnessing ...

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Hyperreality Festival – Shaking up contemporary club culture (live report)

Blog June 17 2017

11 Hyperreality Festival, Vienna, May 24-27 2017 – review by Ivna Franić, photo: Lea Anić A new addition to the yearly cultural festival Wiener Festwochen, Hyperreality Festival for Club Culture took place over four days at the end of May at Schloss Neugebäude, a 16th century castle complex on the outskirts of Vienna. Austria already being home to quite a few strong festivals with different ...

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Michele Mercure – Avantgardistiske, meditative og hyperfeministiske computer-hallucinationer

June 16 2017

Michele Mercure Det Glemte Guld – En serie af Mikkel Kongstad Denne uges indlæg i Det Glemte Guld kigger nærmere på den Pennsylvania-baserede, computermusik-pioner og eksperimenterende synth-kunstner, Michele Mercure, hvis album “Eye Chant” fra 1986 blev genudgivet tidligere på året via det nyopstartede Freedom To Spend. Michele Mercure tilbyder meditative – og til tider underligt groovy – lydabstraktioner. Soniske hallucinationer skabt i dialog mellem menneskets og computerens ...

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Holly Herndon – vokaltechno med dopplereffekt

Blog October 22 2012

hph_holly-herndon.jpg__1440x800_q85_crop_subsampling-2_upscale Den San Fransisco-bosatte eksperimenterende musiker Holly Herndon – som tilfældigvis også har papir på det i form af en doktorgrad i elektronisk musik og blandt andet har studeret hos avantgardemusikeren Fred Frith – har netop udsendt sit debutalbum “Movement” hos RVNG Intl (også Julia Holter, Sun Araw m.fl.). I sin kombination af kropslighed/vokal overfor den elektroniske musik er det en interessant vokal-techno-udgivelse med masser af ...

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