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Ryoji Ikeda | data.path

Born in 1966, the japanese Ryoji Ikeda started working in the world of music, a field that he would soon face up to the computer and from which he would jump towards visual creation and the multidisciplinary use of very varied artistic techniques, such as performance and the installation. Self-taught, he achieved with his technique an extremely precise aesthetic, to open …

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Pauline Oliveros | A Love Song

This year continues a stunning series of losses of some of the most important pioneers in electronic music. But of all those, Pauline Oliveros is without peer – an innovator in the art of listening itself. And we’ve learned she’s died at the age of 84. No one else in music has a resume like hers. She was capable of …

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James Whitney – Lapis (1966)

(1921-1982) Nationality: american James WHITNEY was born in 1921, in Pasadena, California, and lived all his life in the Los Angeles area. He studied painting, and travelled in England before World War II. James completed seven short films over four decades and collaborated with his brother John for some of his film work. The first of the brothers’ films was …

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Dennis Johnson: Maths, Mars landings and minimalism

Dennis Johnson’s newly recorded piece November, which inspired La Monte Young’s The Well Tuned Piano, rewrites the history of minimalism. Clive Bell talks to the elusive mathematician. Dennis Johnson lives in a very small house – in his words, “a shack, 15 by 17” – in the Bay area of California. No computer, nothing to play music on. “I had …

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Laurie Anderson – Home Of The Brave (1986)

Home of the Brave is a 1986 American concert film directed by and featuring the music of Laurie Anderson. The film’s full on-screen title is Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson. The performances were filmed at the Park Theater in Union City, NJ, during the summer of 1985. Good Evening (instrumental) Zero and One (spoken word) Excellent …

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The Theatre of Eternal Music – Dream House 78’17”

La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela’s the Theatre of Eternal Music in their minimalistic drone composition “Dream House 78’17””. Made back in 1974, it was for its time extremely long and extremely avant-garde. It was also, however, one of the very first examples of drone music. Since it wasn’t yet uploaded in its entirety on YouTube, I do that as …

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Alvin Lucier – Music On A Long Thin Wire

In his own words (1992): “Music on a Long Thin Wire is constructed as follows: the wire is extended across a large room, clamped to tables at both ends. The ends of the wire are connected to the loudspeaker terminals of a power amplifier placed under one of the tables. A sine wave oscillator is connected to the amplifier. A …

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Nef – vorrei… rivederti

Monografia di Marco Olivieri NEF PROFILE NEF film production was born in 2010 looking for the extemporaneity as an artistic method for a better view of contemporary reality, and it was founded together with the NEF manifesto: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KpAnEmVOsA , a video-manifest against. “ It often happens that new artistic currents originate from the will of reacting against a prevailing aesthetics” – Anselm Kiefer, …

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Aphex Twin – Window Licker

I edited this video to get straight to the music, cutting out the beginning part of talking and setting up a story. Many people will recognize the end of this song was used in the movie “Grandmas’ Boy” I do not own the rights to this song. No copyright infringement intended. Rights belong to Label: [Merlin] Warp Records Link to …

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