Show 837: „Zunehmend schlechter“ + „540“ by Mark Kanak (Radio Helsinki)

“Zunehmend schlechter” (“Increasingly worse”) is an absurd audio farce that came about after Kanak heard the phrase “increasingly worse” (in the media, in the supermarket, on the street) several times in one day in late 2020 regarding the pandemic.  It’s not meant to downplay the crisis, but rather to provide a bit of humor in the face of an extraordinary situation.  We are told that things are getting “increasingly worse”, we repeat that things are getting increasingly worse, therefore, they must be getting increasingly worse.  Or: perhaps the pandemic is over (“Die Pandemie ist vorbei!”). Alas, no, in fact, things ARE getting increasingly worse…our first inclination was true. And round and round it goes …

The second part, “540,” refers to the sort of circles we’re running around in as we are confronted with this problem, both on personal levels and in terms of society at large.  First we see it one way (180°), but then decide that maybe that first consideration was wrong (360°), but then actually decide that our first guess was actually right (540°).  As Bernhard wrote so beautifully: The truth we know is logically the lie, which, by not getting around it, is in fact the truth.

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Show 836: Magneto Mori Kilfinane by Mark Vernon (Resonance)

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A work for radio by Mark Vernon, winner of the 2020 Phonurgia Nova Award, prepared for Resonance FM. Magneto Mori is an exploration of tape recording as a form of memory storage. In this iteration the location is the Irish mountain town of Kilfinane. Using a portable reel to reel tape recorder sounds from around the town were recorded onto the first side of the tape over a two day period – dripping rain, creaky gates, car mechanics, drainpipes, shops, church bells, refrigerator cabinets, wind blowing through the trees, passing traffic, etc. were just some of the sounds encountered. On the second side were compiled voices of Kilfinane – extracts from the personal radio archives of Diarmuid McIntyre and Grey Heron Media that date back as far as twenty years or more. The recordings selected consisted mostly of local history, coverage of community events, news stories of local interest and interviews with a variety of Kilfinane residents. Using tape as an analogy for the frailty of human memory this tape was then cut into pieces of random length, freeing the sounds from their linear, chronological sequence. The tape cuttings were then intermingled with a collection of magnets that de-magnetise (thus erasing) portions of the tape. The tape (along with the magnets) was then buried in a hole in the grounds of the local school. After several days steeped in the earth of Kilfinane the remaining audio fragments were exhumed. Dirty, mangled and partially erased the tape was washed, dried and spliced back together in a random order ready for playback. This process of recording, emancipation from chronology, burial, erasure over time, unearthing and the reassembly of jumbled fragments for playback parallels the operation of memory and recall. Experience, retention, buried memories, forgetting, distortions, recall and chronological inaccuracies are all aspects of the human memory process. The main difference being that our memory is selective and plays an active role in what it chooses to remember or forget rather than the arbitrary procedures that are in operation here. Once the tape was cut into pieces there was no way of telling which fragments were which and in the process of splicing the tape back together the voice recordings gathered over a twenty year period became interspersed with the sounds of those two days spent making field recordings in the area. Further digital recordings were also made around the same location during the period of the tape’s interment. The contrast between these higher fidelity field recordings and the degraded analogue sounds added a further substrata of time to the process.

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Show 835: Organizized (Kanal 103)

Title: Organizized

“Organizized” is a fragmented diary of radio pleasures in times of pandemic.
Music and friendship when we needed them the most, improvised and recorded at the premises of Kanal 103 radio in Skopje.

In honor of 1st of May 2021, when the only squat in town turns 30.

Big love to all the beautiful people involved.
Recorded and edited by Gjorgji Janevski
Photo by Jelena Belikj

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Show 834: Hello! This is a Test by Mark Leahy for Soundart Radio

All sat frozen and watched the screen.

Code is used when secrets are sent.

Three for a dime, the young peddler cried.

They told wild tales to frighten him.

The core material for this project began with a selection from the Harvard Sentences, and then other materials including phrases from the Modified Rhyme Test, and panphones were added. This collage was then read aloud to an Android tablet and converted to a new text using Google speech to text software. The new text was read to the tablet and a second conversion was performed. That resulting text was then edited and had punctuation added.

For this iteration of the project, as a piece for radio, the source materials were reedited and rerecorded with contributions from a number of different voices. These were then layered and combined into a three-part sequence, where the sections are in a ratio of 4:5:2. Repeated beats and rhythms were used as a base, including a reference to the song Tom’s Diner, used in testing lossiness in the development of the MP3 file format. Questions of signal and noise, of message sent and message received, of the relationship of different voices to who and what is heard run through the text. It calls out to the listener, there is a message here. Can you hear? Can you tell what it is?

Thanks for their vocal contributions to:

Dante Lorenzo

Veronica Fazzio Welf

Sue Coulson

Shelley Hodgson

Thanks to Lucinda Guy and Chris Booth at Soundart Radio for inviting me to work on this.

MARK LEAHY is a writer and artist. From Ireland, he now lives in Devon. He works with textual practices and performance, using constraints and structuring rules, to cross or question category and genre divisions. Recent projects include ‘9×9: a set of poems under constraint’ (ArtsandCultureExeter, 2020), ‘Breath Pieces’ (Glasgow, June 2018); ‘telling time’ (Jamboree, Dartington, June 2018); ’threaded insert’ (Plymouth Art Weekender 2017; Cardiff, May 2018). Poems have appeared in Tentacular, Stride, Freaklung, Curly Mind, Other Room Anthology 8; Swatches was published by Acts of Language (2009), and Subject to Gesture by Dock Road Press (2017). Critical publications include essays in C21 Literature, Open Letter, Performance Research Journal and Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. He teaches part-time at University of Plymouth and Falmouth University, and works with a number of regional arts organisations. markleahy.net.

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Show 833 : Porte à Porte Sonore by J. Frigeri & M. Lacôme for Radio Campus Bruxelles

Un projet radiophonique documentaire et musical. La composition musicale a été entièrement créée à partir de sons domestiques collectés chez les habitants du quartier qui ont ouvert leur porte pour nous faire partager leur son de prédilection, favori ou redouté.

Cette approche vise à mettre en relation les sons de l’espace intime et la potentielle musicalité qui en découle. A l’issue de la collecte, les sons sont agencés pour créer une composition musicale qui sera réintroduite à l’intérieur des foyers par le biais des ondes radios. Ces sons intimes sont devenus, le temps d’une émission, une ouvre sonore collective. Porte à porte sonore, des sons collectés dans les maisons du quartier du Chant d’oiseau à Bruxelles.

Jonathan Frigeri & Maxime Lacôme

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Show 832 : Maléfiction by La pulpe for Radio Grenouille-Euphonia

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La Pulpe est une sororité de recherche-création cristallisée autour d’Aurélia Nardini, Lola Dubus, Ludmila Postel et Crys Aslanian. Ielles transposent les pratiques de patch propre au plateau radio à l’échelle d’un groupe d’improvisation électronique et narrative. Maléfiction est le fruit d’un patient travail d’écoute et de pratique collective lors d’un temps de résidence à l’Atelier-Studio d’Euphonia en 2020.
L’une des membres jouant à distance en streaming, Maléfiction est un appel longue distance témoignant du désir de jouer ensemble et d’aller de l’avant malgré le 1er Confinement.

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La Pulpe is a Creative Research Sorority crystallised around Aurélia Nardini, Lola Dubus, Ludmila Postel et Crys Aslanian. Together they transpose the patching practice of the radio set into a groupe of electronic and narrative improvisation. Maléfiction has been patiently brewed up after hours of collective listening and practe during a residence at Euphonia Marseille.
By including one of its member playing remotely, Maléfiction is a long distance call reflecting the desire of playing together and moving ahead despite the 1st Lockdown.

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Show 831: The Borderguard’s Path by Vírgilio Oliveira for Radio Zero

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“The Borderguard’s path” was recorded in the Sumava forest between the Czech and German borders on the 2nd of January 2021. I set out to explore the sounds that can be heard inside some of the 1st and 2nd World War bunkers in the area, which are said to total around 2000 in number, most of them forgotten and still to be re-discovered.
After an hour walk through a snow covered path I managed to find and crawl into to one of these bunkers. It was a very damped and dark space, where the only source of light was a small shaft window. I had with me a couple of synthesisers (Gakken SX-150 and the DRC running on a tablet) which I placed inside two separate rooms and recorded short improvisations with them, along with some “ghosty” sounds coming from the inside of the bunker’s rusty pipes. Two microphones were placed not far from each other in another corner of the space.
This audio piece was quite a personal experience in self-isolation and overcoming an unavoidable fear of being alone in a dark unknown space. I will never forget the exhilarating feeling of crawling back out, from the darkness into the light. For further information, check: https://sirr-ecords.bandcamp.com

Virgilio Oliveira /2021

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Show 830: Holy Mary Sinners Wave by Edyta Jarząb for Radio Kapitał (Guest Slot)

Holy Mary Sinners Wave

(c) Rafał Milach

A soundscape made with field recordings from the streets of Poilsh cities in protest and close listening to the technology and radio waves as a space of interference.
Mixing fragments from performance based on the practice of microcasting, here pirating polish catholic radio Maryja (Holy Mary) on its own frequency with transmission of poetry and sounds of politic, electric body.

Produced by Edyta Jarząb for Radio Kapitał

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Show 829: FAMILY TAPE 4.12.78 SUB MASTER / I Am No Lung; No, by Samaan Fieck (Radio One 91FM, NZ)

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VOICES:

Tilly-Juls
Warwick Fullford
Samaan Fieck
Jane Michaelis
Alan Steele
Sheng Yan
Peter Emptage
Anatol
Cricket
Berri
Hunter

Thank you: Mark Groves, Sally Ann McIntyre.

Mastered by Joe Talia.
Dedicated to W.G Fullford.

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Fragments of these recordings first appeared:

C.C.P, Bin Lang Tourism as part of Specimen, curated by Giles Fielke, 2017.
The Quarry, Remain In Light, curated by Joseph Norster, 2019.
Red Wine and Sugar, A Population of Indoor Cats (Index Clean)
Red Wine and Sugar, Lake/Wildflower (Thalamos)
Red Wine and Sugar, Benchmarks/Stark (Ongoing Discipline)

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Monday

Speaking: Only that which has sense and meaning should come from the lips of the
person who strives for higher development. All talk for the sake of talk (for example,
killing time) is harmful in this respect. The usual kind of conversation, in which
everything is muddled together, should be avoided. One should not, however, avoid
intercourse with others. It is just during this intercourse that speech should
gradually become meaningful. All speech and answers should be carefully
considered. Never talk without a reason (rather remain silent). Try to use neither too
many nor too few words…

… the propagation of man will be intimately connected with the organ of the
larynx… It will be the reproductive organ of the future…


– Rudolf Steiner

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This transcript was exported on Feb 07, 2021
(Include filler words (um, ah), nonverbal communication, and false starts)

Speaker 1:
[inaudible 00:00:17].
Speaker 2:
Instead of what was it? I was thinking what [inaudible 00:00:26].
Speaker 1:
[inaudible 00:00:26].
Speaker 2:
Okay. And then I thought it didn’t make sense because they were [inaudible
00:00:33].
Speaker 1:
[inaudible 00:00:33]. What we’re doing. [inaudible 00:01:03].
Speaker 2:
That’s really good.
Speaker 1:
And [inaudible 00:01:10].
Speaker 2:
That’s too much [inaudible 00:01:12].
Speaker 1:
[inaudible 00:01:12] be honest, [inaudible 00:01:12].
Speaker 2:
Okay.
Speaker 1:
Accept others [inaudible 00:01:44] for what they are. [inaudible 00:01:44]. But
yeah, we can all be held, held [inaudible 00:02:03] by the quality [inaudible
00:02:07]. I know that [inaudible 00:02:14]. It’s hard to put into words.
Speaker 2:
What did [inaudible 00:02:17].
Speaker 1:
[inaudible 00:02:21]. That’s what we really feel. [inaudible 00:02:35].
Speaker 2:
This man is old.
Speaker 1:
[inaudible 00:02:57]. We clean the house each day and then we also [inaudible
00:03:07].
Speaker 2:
That man is old.
Speaker 1:
[inaudible 00:03:08] day consists of cleaning up the house in the morning, which is
[inaudible 00:03:10].
Speaker 2:
That man is old.
Speaker 1:
[inaudible 00:03:19].
Speaker 2:
He’s next to another bald man.
Speaker 1:
[crosstalk 00:03:25] and kitchen and laundry.
Speaker 2:
Another old man next to it.
Speaker 1:
[crosstalk 00:03:35] cleaned up.
Speaker 2:
Another old man next to it.
Speaker 1:
[crosstalk 00:03:37] clean up we prepare the lunch each day.
Speaker 2:
Another old man beside.
Speaker 1:
[crosstalk 00:03:43] slow down a bit and odd jobs around the place.
Speaker 2:
Another old man in the side.
Speaker 1:
[crosstalk 00:03:49] put you onto someone else.
Speaker 2:
Eight hours later.
Speaker 3:
It’s really wonderful working the finance group. I know every meeting we have
there, which is on Tuesdays mornings, I mean, one of the things we try to really do
is just tune into that energy of finance and [inaudible 00:04:14] through finance and
money and that whole area. Really try and transfer the thought forms that have
been built up with the whole energy of money. And try to move into a deeper
experience knowing it’s just an energy that can flow through us. I mean, I truly say
that I do look forward to the finance meetings because they bring up so much to
look at [crosstalk 00:04:38] that area. One of the recent things we’ve come to really
experience here is that flow [crosstalk 00:04:48] signing checks, it’s really just a
wonderful kind of [crosstalk 00:04:51]. And so, I think my, I thank God I suppose
[inaudible 00:04:57] for that experience within [inaudible 00:04:59].
Speaker 4:
[inaudible 00:04:59] pile of timber and found a red belly black snake. It crawled
under the rest of the timber and he’s been there all day and talking to me. I haven’t
done much today.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:05:25].
Speaker 6:
Find a way to turn the topic towards yourself.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:05:28].
Speaker 6:
If you do it this way I’ll give you money.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:05:37].
Speaker 6:
Internet café [inaudible 00:05:40].
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:05:41].
Speaker 6:
So much. Completely wasn’t-
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:05:47].
Speaker 6:
Why is this useful?
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:05:48].
Speaker 6:
Like, music for children’s books and CDs. Teach guitar.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:06:08].
Speaker 6:
Why is this useful?
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:06:56].
Speaker 6:
Because it’s so facetious. [inaudible 00:07:04] even one cigarette.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:07:11].
Speaker 6:
God told you to give that [inaudible 00:07:41].
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:07:41].
Speaker 6:
you know you’ve been [inaudible 00:07:41].
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:07:41].
Speaker 6:
Sexual predators.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:07:53].
Speaker 6:
All that Julia Roberts stuff.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:07:59].
Speaker 6:
When I found my strength I received so much.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:08:10].
Speaker 6:
30,000 [inaudible 00:08:11].
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:08:11].
Speaker 6:
Also, a very beautiful, classical [inaudible 00:08:25] guitars.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:08:39].
Speaker 6:
[inaudible 00:08:39] the window and step on the gas.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:08:39].
Speaker 6:
You’re really close to him.
Speaker 7:
Also, just um, recently we acquired a new room, a lounge room. Um, for a long
time actually we haven’t had a lounge area in the house. It’s just been a dining
room has been a general meeting ch- chatting place. Um, we have a very original
farm house. It has two rooms in it, two old rooms, which has just been renovated
with the help of others. Um, that was the main focus for the lounge room. It’s really
beautiful how that’s sort of come along and really um, provided a place for people
to sit in a more relaxed environment and this last couple of weeks we’ve been
making cushions and dying, doing some tie dying and we like to go and sit as a
group and [inaudible 00:09:56]listen to the tapes. It becomes sort of like a
endurance exercise. And um, some of us end up staying for days and the others
bring food and water and ah, um…
Speaker 8:
[inaudible 00:10:20] the ground, ground, ground, ground. The ground, ground,
ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground,
ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground, ground,
ground, ground, ground, [inaudible 00:10:20]. Drink a glass. Drink. A drink. A drink.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:10:20].
Speaker 6:
‘Cause these girls are so lazy.
Speaker 9:
Also, just um, recently we’ve just um, acquired a new room, a lounge room. For a
long time actually we haven’t had a lounge area in the house. It’s just been the
dining room has been the general meeting and chatting place and um, we have an
old, um, old, original farmhouse. It had two rooms in it, two old rooms which have
just been renovated with the help of others, with the main focus for the lounge
room and um, it’s- it’s- it’s really beautiful how that’s sort of um, come along and
really, um, it’s providing a place for people to, you know, sit in a more relaxed
environment. Um…
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:12:12].
Speaker 8:
36 degrees.
Speaker 10:
[inaudible 00:12:19]. I am a breath of air and lung is [inaudible 00:12:27]. If I grasp
this I know myself in the spirit of the world.
Speaker 11:
[inaudible 00:12:49]. Oh my God. I just had the worst [inaudible 00:13:06].
Speaker 12:
[inaudible 00:13:06] dropped by.
Speaker 11:
I just had the worst thought.
Speaker 13:
What?
Speaker 11:
Imagine if some fucking weird malfunction thing happened and the door just
fucking opened?
Speaker 10:
Articulate fuck.
Speaker 11:
[inaudible 00:13:26]. It’s all the way up to [inaudible 00:13:33].
Speaker 10:
With [inaudible 00:13:38] eyes.
Speaker 11:
I really recommend people…
Speaker 10:
I say breezy black veins is now a thick black air. And in my lungs you are just
coming out of a dirty coat.
Speaker 11:
Drink.
Speaker 10:
All the time like a sliced fly. (singing). [inaudible 00:15:17].
Speaker 11:
Blue mesh. [crosstalk 00:15:34] are back. I’ll take one home to my daughter.
Sealed square plastic bag.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:17:16].
Speaker 11:
Dropped from the crane’s cock pit.
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:17:16].
Speaker 12:
[inaudible 00:17:16]. She’s fucking asleep. [inaudible 00:17:16].
Speaker 6:
I don’t know that. [inaudible 00:17:17] I can look it up really quickly. What is it?
Speaker 5:
[foreign language 00:17:27]. Aggressive time.
Speaker 6:
I think I’ve got it. Yeah.
Speaker 5:
Grab my bag and take it out slow.
Speaker 6:
[crosstalk 00:17:47].
Speaker 5:
It’s like a helicopter, but it’s a bit close.
Speaker 6:
[foreign language 00:17:56].
Speaker 5:
I don’t think it’s that much [inaudible 00:17:57]. I just want to get on with my life.
Speaker 8:
Lunch break.
Speaker 5:
[inaudible 00:18:09] fucking grab my [inaudible 00:18:14]. Just out of nowhere. I
don’t know how she does [inaudible 00:18:36] falling asleep. [inaudible 00:18:36].
Looks like it’s going to [inaudible 00:18:46]. Anyway, I’m a [inaudible 00:18:50]
fucking over it so there’s not [inaudible 00:18:59]. I’m hearing this sound like… I
can tell it’s not a helicopter because it sounds very close and if it was a helicopter
I’d feel it- feel a breeze in face.
Speaker 5:
I’m not sorry for what I’ve done.
Speaker 8:
It’s not [inaudible 00:19:40].
Speaker 14:
[inaudible 00:21:50] Australian scene out the window. In case you don’t meet our
three little three year olds, but the nut brown bodies, naked as can be, fully out
there with the birds flying over head, hoses in hand, [inaudible 00:22:02] each
other. Their blond heads and smiling faces and scampering little legs out there
they’re really delightful across the green field. They’re having a really wonderful
time.
Speaker 8:
Oh God, it’s like [inaudible 00:22:31].
Speaker 15:
I think the last few months in the garden have been a- a period of a lot of ah, inside
growth [inaudible 00:22:38] in the garden.
Speaker 16:
A lot of cabbages would agree with that.
Speaker 15:
We’ve been getting a lot of vegetables too from the garden. But, for myself I’ve
been away probably [inaudible 00:22:50] past three months. And going to
[inaudible 00:22:55] convention in Adelaide and a few other things. But ah, I think
it’s been a lot of sorting out in my head of what I really want to do and where I
should be. And it’s become clear all the time. So it’s really great to be back and
starting again finally at [inaudible 00:23:23], being here more permanently. But, ah,
we also acquired a member in the garden lately [inaudible 00:23:26] harvester.
Which, ah, for the amount of land we’ve got here and the size of the garden ah, it
really helps us tremendously to be able to get mulch for the garden [inaudible
00:23:38] the grass at the same time.
Speaker 15:
Being in a sub-tropical area the grass just grows over your head [inaudible
00:23:49].
Speaker 16:
Actually I think that’s exaggerated a tiny bit. (laughs) the grass grows quickly.
Speaker 15:
Well, it’s [inaudible 00:23:56] grass and it- it really grows fast. But the idea of
[inaudible 00:23:59] cut the grass over a big area and give us more park space. We
also mulch the ground, and we’ve got about, getting towards an acre of garden.
And basically it, our garden [inaudible 00:24:15] three or four people and it keeps
us pretty busy. And so had [inaudible 00:24:26]. The greatest bit of manifestation
we’ve done since we manifested homeland. [inaudible 00:24:32] we should be able
to keep the garden not only as a dynamic for [inaudible 00:24:39] garden, but also
not ever increasing awareness [inaudible 00:24:44].
Speaker 17:
[inaudible 00:24:44].
Speaker 2:
Prolong the extension of your [inaudible 00:25:15] sides of her mouth [crosstalk
00:25:16].
Speaker 18:
And the fluid streams into the body when awakening and streams out of the body
when falling asleep.
Speaker 2:
[crosstalk 00:25:29].
Speaker 18:
So that your nose gets pushed into your anus [inaudible 00:25:37] just to put out
your flaming kidneys.
Speaker 2:
[inaudible 00:25:41].
Speaker 18:
And you eat what you speak, like a [crosstalk 00:25:48].
Speaker 2:
[crosstalk 00:25:49] 200 meters [inaudible 00:25:51].
Speaker 18:
Eating your tongue and spitting and cleaning salt.
Speaker 2:
[crosstalk 00:26:00].
Speaker 18:
Body goes to [inaudible 00:26:03] and more before I want it short. I just say
[inaudible 00:26:12] like that. [inaudible 00:26:18] and the end falls [inaudible
00:26:24] giving birth to lumps of [inaudible 00:26:28]. From mouth to mouth,
confusing [inaudible 00:26:32] buckets of [inaudible 00:26:34] bubbles. When I
want to eat I just say about the noisy snake that falls like greasy sausage on the
floor [inaudible 00:26:51] before I eat it. [inaudible 00:26:57]

– Homeland Community 1978 / Taiwan 2014 / Skenes Creek 2021.

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Samaan Fieck lives on Gadubanud land, north of the Southern Ocean, surrounded by the Otway Ranges. He is the host of More Than the Ear Can Hold, a weekly broadcast on Apollo Bay Radio (3abr). He has exhibited / performed throughout Australia, Taiwan, Japan and New Zealand at; The Centre for Contemporary Photography, ACMI, Lacking Sound Festival (Taipei), Treasure Hill Artist Village (Taipei), Avantwhatever Festival and CAST gallery (Hobart) among others. Since moving to the Otways he has provided the composition and sound design for The Sublime and Remain In Light, in collaboration with These Are The Projects We Do Together. He is an active member of Red Wine and Sugar, with Mark Groves.
http://www.samaanfieck.com/


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Show 828 by Sarah Brown for ∏ Node

!Make Some Domestic Noise! is a collective online performance created in the context of the covid-19 lockdown. It can be described as an online domestic noise big band. As everyone was isolated at home, ∏ Node launched the Antivirus program in order to train people to join this online community with their own stream and sounds.

Being alone at home can be stressful, but it can also reveal the beauty of everyday noises.

On a weekly basis, people were invited by email to participate by playing with the noises of their domestic set-up and live stream the result. These separate audio fluxes were then mixed in real time and sent to the main output stream. This was enabled by the ∏ Node site structure, which provides a volume button for every active stream. The website also has an IRC chat through which participants can, and did, directly interact.

Bio

A video artist and performer, Sarah Brown has been exploring video media since 1996 via analogue and computer-based devices. She began her work in the free party scene where she initiated the search for a language that links images and sounds. She has collaborated with many artists and dance and theatre companies (Cie Vent de Sable, Fabienne Gotusso, Hey! La Cie) and since 2015, has been part of the radio collective ∏ Node for whom she conceives participatory sound performances and produces various programmes.

https://www.enreportagepermanent.com/sarahbrown

https://p-node.org/broadcasts/antivirus-makesomedomesticnoise

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