[PD] [OT] gallery installation sound

Kyle Klipowicz kyleklip at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 18:20:00 CET 2007

That's a sweet concept, and a fun way to collaborate with active field
recording. I'll have to try that (giving you guys reference cred of


On 2/13/07, Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl> wrote:
> I've used very rough "impulse" recordings to do binaural placement for
> sounds--as well as pure abstract textures as Malte suggested--with very
> nice results. See soundfiles and descriptions below from Karosta Project
> (Latvia, 2002-3) http://karosta.edworks.net/
> best,
> d.
> ***
> binaural.tunnel.study.1 [w/max.borisov][OGG 2min00sec 1.67Mb]
> http://www.gracies.org/derek/audio/field.recordings.2/binaural.tunnel.study.1.ogg
> An excerpted acoustic study of an abandoned Soviet aircraft bunker. Max
> Borisov wears ear-mount binaural microphones, and I test the space with
> bricks and stones. Max and I found this technique very interesting, as
> it allows one person to literally "become" a human microphone, and the
> other to perform for that audience/recorder [many thanks to Aaron Ximm
> for inspiration in this and other matters]. A clever soul might use
> these acoustic signatures to place other sounds in the same space
> virtually...
> ***
> Original Formanta EMS-01 Synthesizer improvisation [OGG 2min08sec 1.34Mb]
> http://www.gracies.org/derek/audio/formanta.original.edit.ogg
> Formanta.Drone [Surface.Noise] [OGG 7min10sec 4.92Mb]
> http://www.gracies.org/derek/audio/formanta.drone.edit.ogg
> The first is an excerpt of a live improvisation made on Maxim Borisov's
> Formanta EMS-01 synthesizer. This is a big, nasty Russian synth that is
> almost totally useless for melody, but has this amazing noise-driven Low
> Frequency Oscillator with an array of filters behind it. All sounds on
> the first track came only from this random sequencer, without laying a
> finger on the keys. The second track resulted from a digital
> cross-breeding with surface noise from an old Soviet marching
> record--instant texture and depth!
> --
> derek holzer ::: http://www.umatic.nl
> ---Oblique Strategy # 160:
> "Towards the insignificant"
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