Complete first Batch of Vertical Music for 25€ instead of 30€. Includes Bandcamp download links.
VM 01 | ‹ Bolero Transparente › by Rubén D’Hers
Closing chords of potential songs one a er the other, for acoustic guitar and a loudspeaker in a room. The pieces are constructed out of the transition from one open tuning to another and are inspired by Bolero songs from the 1970s. Recorded in the artist’s studio in Berlin. Mixed by Ludwig Berger, mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi.
Rubén D’Hers is a guitarist and sound artist from Venezuela, currently living in Berlin. He uses stringed musical instruments and mechanical objects to evoke a sense of space and to reconstruct harmonic qualities from sounds of the indoor environment. | www.rubendhers.net
VM 02 | ‹ Sounding the City 001−002 › by Jen Reimer & Max Stein
Site-specific music from the instalments of ‹ Sounding the City › in Montréal and São Miguel. The ongoing project captures urban environments and re-imagines their soundscapes through public installations and acoustic interventions. Mastered by James Plotkin.
Jen Reimer & Max Stein are sound artists based in Montréal & Los Angeles. Their work explores the resonances of urban sonic environments through in-situ performances, installations and spatial recordings. | www.soundingthecity.com
VM 03 | ‹ Inumaki, Ezusaki › by Ludwig Berger
Inumaki tree (Podocarpus macrophyllus) recorded with a vibration pickup during strong wind in the forest of Esuzaki Island, Wakayama, Japan on June 14, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. The unedited recording was de-noised and reintroduced to the acoustics of the forest through an impulse response.
Ludwig Berger is a sound artist, composer and researcher from Germany, based in Milano and Zurich. Currently he is interested in bees, deep time, ecofeminism, Japanese gardens, invironments, laser vibrometers, physical modeling, plant life and thing-power. | www.ludwigberger.com
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