Murcof from Barcelona is the 5th and last in this series of Artist Residency performances on the 4DSOUND system. Born in Tijuana, Mexico, Fernando Corona has been working under the Murcof alias for the last twelve years. Developing a distinctive intricacy and depth in his production, his signature is a palpable crossover between the electronic and the classical. Murcof experiments with acoustic warmth and digital precision, incorporating subtle electronic minimalism with a musical language reminiscent of modern classical composers such as Arvo Pärt and Morton Feldman. In his collaborative work with AntiVJ he has explored immersive visual performance to re-interpret his sonic narratives. For Murcof, his residency at 4DSOUND is an invitation to explore new personal ways of structure and narrative in his music, by means of space. A Q&A with the artist will take place after the performance. Lighting and visuals by Daniel Besnyo, Dennis Michael Khieffer Beviz, Istvan Hollos and Ferenc Varga. Date: May 31st, 2014Performance starts: 20:30 Location:Cruquiusweg 1461019 AKAmsterdam Facebook event here. Tickets €19 INCL FREE DRINKS ex transaction costs can be purchased here. Murcof from Barcelona is the 5th and last in this series of Artist Residency performances on the 4DSOUND system. Born in Tijuana, Mexico, Fernando Corona has been working under the Murcof alias for the last twelve years. Developing a distinctive intricacy and depth in his production, his signature is a palpable crossover between the electronic and the classical. Murcof experiments with acoustic warmth and digital precision, incorporating subtle electronic minimalism with a musical language reminiscent of modern classical composers such as Arvo Pärt and Morton Feldman. In his collaborative work with AntiVJ he has explored immersive visual performance to re-interpret his sonic narratives. For Murcof, his residency at 4DSOUND is an invitation to explore new personal ways of structure and narrative in his music, by means of space. A Q&A with the artist will take place after the performance. Lighting and visuals by Daniel Besnyo, Dennis Michael Khieffer Beviz, Istvan Hollos and Ferenc Varga. Date: May 31st, 2014Performance starts: 20:30 Location:Cruquiusweg 1461019 AKAmsterdam Facebook event here. Tickets €19 INCL FREE DRINKS ex transaction costs can be purchased here.

Murcof from Barcelona is the 5th and last in this series of Artist Residency performances on the 4DSOUND system.
 
Born in Tijuana, Mexico, Fernando Corona has been working under the Murcof alias for the last twelve years. Developing a distinctive intricacy and depth in his production, his signature is a palpable crossover between the electronic and the classical. Murcof experiments with acoustic warmth and digital precision, incorporating subtle electronic minimalism with a musical language reminiscent of modern classical composers such as Arvo Pärt and Morton Feldman. In his collaborative work with AntiVJ he has explored immersive visual performance to re-interpret his sonic narratives.
 
For Murcof, his residency at 4DSOUND is an invitation to explore new personal ways of structure and narrative in his music, by means of space.
 
A Q&A with the artist will take place after the performance.
 
Lighting and visuals by Daniel Besnyo, Dennis Michael Khieffer Beviz, Istvan Hollos and Ferenc Varga.
 
Date: May 31st, 2014
Performance starts: 20:30
 
Location:
Cruquiusweg 146
1019 AK
Amsterdam
 
Facebook event here.
 
Tickets €19 INCL FREE DRINKS ex transaction costs can be purchased here.

//EXP.NEW | Prostitutes, Alvarius B, Leimer, Hiss Tracts, Hospital, Alter, Jaworzyn, Montgomery, Saaad, Outer Space, Moth Cock, Bebey, 8MM, Tobacco, Hausu Mountain, Aaron Martin, Tri Angle, Sub Rosa, Editions Mego, Cabaret Voltaire, Olafur Arnalds, Korm Plastics, La Station Radar, NNA Tapes, Sun Ra, Important, Daphne Oram, Nurse With Wound, Death In June, The Velvet Underground, Kid Koala++

New arrivals and restocks now at Experimedia.net

Experimedia’s Aaron Martin begins his spring US tour April 23rd.  

April 23  Cincinnati, OH |  Experimental Music at the Librarywith Sontag Shogun & Diving Bell
April 24  Pittsburgh, PA |  MODERN FORMATIONSwith Sontag Shogun, Vox Robotica & Dream Weapon
April 25  Akron, OH |  Rubber City Noise Cavewith Sontag Shogun & HolyKindOf
April 
26  Washington, D.C.Union Arts with Sontag Shogun, Radiator Greys & Tag Cloud
April 
27  Philadelphia, PA |  Pageant Soloveev Gallery with Sontag Shogun, Drums Like Machine Guns & Kate Ferencz
May 01  Brooklyn, NYBody Actualized with Sontag Shogun & Live Storytellers from the TALE Collective plus a scented installation by Catherine Métayer
May 03  Hudson, NY |  Spotty Dog Books & Aleswith Sontag Shogun & Patrick Higgins
May 06  Louisville, KY |Dreamlandwith Rachel Short & Tim Barnes

//EXP.NEW | Fennesz, Standard Music Library, Basinski, Tri Angle, Arc Light, Pausal, Vida, Farben, Room40, Mosse, PAN, Morelli, Umberto, Lost Tribe Sound, Gordon Ashworth, Finders Keepers, Mark E, Rune Grammofon, Fluxion, Todd Terje, RVNG, Silver Mt. Zion, Trilogy Tapes, Larry Heard, Kane Ikin, Goodiepal, Kirschner, EVOL, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Ekoplekz, Further, PYE Corner Audio, DUB, Mississippi, Robert Hood, Hubro, Public Information, Bass Clef ++++

New arrivals at experimedia.net. 

http://status.experimedia.net/EXPnews20140417.html

//EXP.NEW | Umor Rex, SOD, Brett Naucke, Killing Sound, Emego, Prologue, Preservation, Miasmah, MIE++ ////// Greetings friends. Welcome to this week’s Experimedia.net shop update. Hope you are all having a great week. Fantastic update (as always) this week. FYI There will be no update next week as I partly close up shop for the week for spring cleaning. I WILL continue accepting, packing and shipping orders during this time but all other aspects will be on hold for the week and will return to full normal operations April 21st. Until then… on with the new.

Joshua Bonnetta’s special edition “Strange Lines and Distances” DVD/Blu-Ray/LP++ now shipping as of today. Flying out the door nearly as fast as they came in. experimediafilms.com

This week’s experimedia.net shop update. 

Newsletter: status.experimedia.net/EXPnews20140403.html

Greetings friends. Welcome to this week’s Experimedia.net shop update. Hope you are all doing wonderful. Finally starting to see some decent weather. Feels good to step outside and feel the warmth of the sun on my face. Quick one this week as I will be picking up the Joshua Bonnetta LP/DVD/Blu-Ray+ from the plant tomorrow and spending the weekend assembling the final details. Then will start shipping early next week. So for today some packing then prepping for the assembly. Have a great week and enjoy the nice weather. Hopefully it sticks around.

charles cohen - a retrospective (2cd)
orcas - yearling (12inch vinyl lp)
eric holm - andoya (12inch vinyl lp)
christopher bissonnette - essays in idleness (12inch vinyl lp)
christopher bissonnette - essays in idleness (cd)
dead fader - blood forest (12inch vinyl lp)
prurient - cocaine death (12inch vinyl lp)
clay rendering - waters above the firmament (12inch vinyl)
jan st. werner - split animal sculpture (10inch vinyl)
federico durand - el estanque esmeralda (cd)
celer - zigzag (cd)
small cruel party - unroof the house of the fishes (12inch vinyl lp)
human inferno / lasse marhaug - split (12inch vinyl lp)
fay - deathwatch (12inch vinyl lp)
damian valles - exposure (cd)
chevel - one month off (12inch vinyl)
harry smith - anthology of american folk music vol. 4 (rhythmic changes) (2x12inch vinyl lp)
harry smith - anthology of american folk music vol. 3 (songs) (2x12inch vinyl lp)
harry smith - anthology of american folk music vol. 2 (social music) (2x12inch vinyl lp)
harry smith - anthology of american folk music vol. 1 (ballads) (2x12inch vinyl lp)
dragging an ox through water - panic sentry (12inch vinyl lp)
dead moon - crack in the system (12inch vinyl lp)
loren connors - my brooklyn (cd)
anne chris bakker - reminiscences (cd) 
va - 15 shades of white (cd)
the green kingdom - expanses (cd)
melodia - saudades (cd)
tomotsugu nakamura - soundium (cd)
stephen christopher stamper - echoic (cd)
mister matthews - 10 cuba libres (cassette)
witchbeam - tales of the ghede zodiac (cassette)
steve kenney - night warning (cassette)
sybella perry - grey ladies (cd + poster)
plains - stone cloud (cassette)
gora sou - living xxl (cassette)
phork - american tao (cassette)
justin marc lloyd - i’m sorry for the thoughts assigned to my name (cassette)
n.d.n.l - did you get home okay last night? (cd)
adam asnan - veil after veil (cassette)
vasco alves - volume 1 (cassette)
roberto crippa & caleb wood - a still season unravels (dvd)
louie rice - degenerates (cassette)
fontarrian - vlv (2x12inch vinyl lp)
cwk joynes & the restless dead - 8 selections and premonitions from the tower, vol. v (7inch vinyl)
die partei - la freiheit des geistes (12inch vinyl lp)
carisma - directamente (12inch vinyl)
full circle - some bizarre/wicked time (12inch vinyl)
woo - when the past arrives (12inch vinyl lp)
woo - when the past arrives (cd)
death - north street/we’re gonna make it (7inch vinyl)
bill callahan - have fun with god (cd)
dead rider - chills on glass (12inch vinyl lp)
dead rider - chills on glass (cd)
quarion - sunday night ep (12inch vinyl)
high heels breaker - high heels breaker (12inch vinyl lp + cd)
fluxion - broadwalk tales ep (12inch vinyl)
causa sui - live at freak valley (2x12inch vinyl lp)
dauwd - kindlinn (12inch vinyl)
klaus schulze - la vie electronique vol. 14 (3cd)
polyphony - without introduction (12inch vinyl lp)
henry saiz & pional - uroboros (12inch vinyl)
mungo’s hi-fi - the singer/dem stylee (12inch vinyl)
light year - come together (12inch vinyl)
dieter meier - out of chaos (12inch vinyl lp + cd)
kornel kovacs - szikra (12inch vinyl)
mome - triple house ep (12inch vinyl)
epistasis - light through dead glass (cd)
xiu xiu / lawrence english - split (7inch vinyl)
white suns - totem (12inch vinyl lp)
iron lung - cold storage ii (cassette)
simon jones - melanie & me (12inch vinyl lp)

Greetings friends. Welcome to this week’s Experimedia.net shop update. Before I get into it just a quick note to let you know that I have extended the sale by one week by request. It will now go through April 3rd.

Extra exciting update this week as it includes the first Experimedia release in over a year… and it’s most elaborate yet. Joshua Bonnetta and I have been working together for over a year towards making the release of this special edition of his film “Strange Lines and Distances” a reality. After being blown away by the 2012 release of his film “American Colour” by Giuseppe Ielasi’s Senufo Editions, Joshua approached me with the opportunity to work with him on his next film. When he sent me towards a private screener of “Strange Lines and Distances” I was simply floored and watched it at least a dozen times that week. 

This release fully realizes a vision I’ve had for Experimedia since it’s inception and even prior. It goes without saying that this project has been a huge undertaking so to say I am excited to finally see it on it’s way out to world is an understatement. However it wouldn’t have been possible with the help and support of some wonderful people I’d like to thank. Daniel Castrejon of Umor Rex Records for his graphic design talents, Goncalo F Cardoso of Discrepent Records and Evil Llama for his assistance with the video encoding and disc authoring, the folks at the Images Festival in Toronto for their support,Jeffrey Sconce for his eloquent monograph, Andrew Pekler for sharing some words on his experience viewing the installation at Berlinale, and of course Joshua Bonnetta for the privilege of presenting his work.

Experimedia Films presents Strange Lines and Distances, an award winning two-channel audio-visual installation by artist Joshua Bonnetta which examines Guglielmo Marconi’s first transatlantic radio broadcast. Presented as a special limited edition featuring DVD of the film, 12” Vinyl LP containing an extended score, Printed inner sleeve with Monograph by Jeffrey Sconce, Uncoated Gatefold Sleeve, HD Video & Audio Download Coupons and Optional Blu-Ray Add-on. To find out more visit experimediafilms.com. Shipping starts Tuesday April 8th.

I hope you enjoy this as much as I do and it becomes a special part of your collections. Thank you for your support. On with the new….

Joshua BonnettaStrange Lines and Distances DVD/LP+
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Experimedia Films presents Strange Lines and Distances, an award winning two-channel audio-visual installation by artist Joshua Bonnetta which examines Guglielmo Marconi’s first transatlantic radio broadcast. Presented as a special limited edition featuring DVD of the film, 12” Vinyl LP containing an extended score, Printed inner sleeve with Monograph by Jeffrey Sconce, Uncoated Gatefold Sleeve, HD Video & Audio Download Coupons and Optional Blu-Ray Add-on. The work is inspired by Marconi’s belief that sound waves never completely disappear, but rather diminish incrementally becoming fainter over time. He believed that with an adequately sensitive receiver, one could amplify the echoes of history. Strange Lines and Distances looks at and listens to the past, revisiting Marconi’s original transmission sites in order to explore the hauntological aspects of radio and landscape. The installation invites a consideration of the monumental impact of the first wireless transmission, and explores the medium’s potential to conflate and fragment both space and time. Strange Lines and Distances dual channels represent the transmission site in Poldhu Cove, U.K. and the receiving site at Fever Hospital, St. John’s, NL. Each historical site is documented using 16mm colour negative film. The sonic composition was created from site-specific field recordings, shortwave and longwave radio recordings and archival material. Mired in static and atmospheric interference, the recordings exist as fragmentary spectres of outport beacons, noise, musical passages and human voice. Visually, each channel contains imagery that resonates and rhymes with the opposing channel in terms of shape, line, color, light and optical geometry. Through a visual examination of the sites’ topographical similarities, the work plays with the juxtaposition of landscape, architectural ruins, flora, and geological and meteorological phenomena. The images unfold as a series of long shots, and this play with duration creates a montage that asks the spectator to consider distance and the poetics of form. Joshua BonnettaStrange Lines and Distances DVD/LP+
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Experimedia Films presents Strange Lines and Distances, an award winning two-channel audio-visual installation by artist Joshua Bonnetta which examines Guglielmo Marconi’s first transatlantic radio broadcast. Presented as a special limited edition featuring DVD of the film, 12” Vinyl LP containing an extended score, Printed inner sleeve with Monograph by Jeffrey Sconce, Uncoated Gatefold Sleeve, HD Video & Audio Download Coupons and Optional Blu-Ray Add-on. The work is inspired by Marconi’s belief that sound waves never completely disappear, but rather diminish incrementally becoming fainter over time. He believed that with an adequately sensitive receiver, one could amplify the echoes of history. Strange Lines and Distances looks at and listens to the past, revisiting Marconi’s original transmission sites in order to explore the hauntological aspects of radio and landscape. The installation invites a consideration of the monumental impact of the first wireless transmission, and explores the medium’s potential to conflate and fragment both space and time. Strange Lines and Distances dual channels represent the transmission site in Poldhu Cove, U.K. and the receiving site at Fever Hospital, St. John’s, NL. Each historical site is documented using 16mm colour negative film. The sonic composition was created from site-specific field recordings, shortwave and longwave radio recordings and archival material. Mired in static and atmospheric interference, the recordings exist as fragmentary spectres of outport beacons, noise, musical passages and human voice. Visually, each channel contains imagery that resonates and rhymes with the opposing channel in terms of shape, line, color, light and optical geometry. Through a visual examination of the sites’ topographical similarities, the work plays with the juxtaposition of landscape, architectural ruins, flora, and geological and meteorological phenomena. The images unfold as a series of long shots, and this play with duration creates a montage that asks the spectator to consider distance and the poetics of form.

Joshua Bonnetta
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Experimedia Films presents Strange Lines and Distances, an award winning two-channel audio-visual installation by artist Joshua Bonnetta which examines Guglielmo Marconi’s first transatlantic radio broadcast. Presented as a special limited edition featuring DVD of the film, 12” Vinyl LP containing an extended score, Printed inner sleeve with Monograph by Jeffrey Sconce, Uncoated Gatefold Sleeve, HD Video & Audio Download Coupons and Optional Blu-Ray Add-on. 

The work is inspired by Marconi’s belief that sound waves never completely disappear, but rather diminish incrementally becoming fainter over time. He believed that with an adequately sensitive receiver, one could amplify the echoes of history. Strange Lines and Distances looks at and listens to the past, revisiting Marconi’s original transmission sites in order to explore the hauntological aspects of radio and landscape. The installation invites a consideration of the monumental impact of the first wireless transmission, and explores the medium’s potential to conflate and fragment both space and time. 

Strange Lines and Distances dual channels represent the transmission site in Poldhu Cove, U.K. and the receiving site at Fever Hospital, St. John’s, NL. Each historical site is documented using 16mm colour negative film. The sonic composition was created from site-specific field recordings, shortwave and longwave radio recordings and archival material. Mired in static and atmospheric interference, the recordings exist as fragmentary spectres of outport beacons, noise, musical passages and human voice. Visually, each channel contains imagery that resonates and rhymes with the opposing channel in terms of shape, line, color, light and optical geometry. Through a visual examination of the sites’ topographical similarities, the work plays with the juxtaposition of landscape, architectural ruins, flora, and geological and meteorological phenomena. The images unfold as a series of long shots, and this play with duration creates a montage that asks the spectator to consider distance and the poetics of form.

Photo of this year’s live configuration for my performances and 4 tiny excerpts of the wide range of sounds you can expect to hear. Debuting at the RCN Cave in Akron, OH March 22nd. rubbercitynoise.com

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