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This is Not a Model

by Rick Nance

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Also available (at a better price) with other wonderful composers on the CATASTROPHE CD
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AUDIOR acusmonium ‎–:
Observatoire ‎– акусма AUDIOR|060 (2016)

www.discogs.com/AUDIOR-acusmonium-CATASTROPHE/release/9372412


(First published on Presence III (PeP))

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When opposing forces such as temperature variants, ideologies, or gene pools come in contact, there is often a time of disruption towards reorganisation. If the differences are too great, the states can swing from maximum entropy to none; from the heat of nuclear explosions all the way to the cold black of city council action. Disparate ideologies may yield coalition governments or genocide. Crossing species' borders may produce inviolable offspring or hitherto unseen beautiful blends of skin, hair, fur, and eyes.
Context, the mediums of expression and the measures of difference feed each other in seamless loops of state dependant mirrors, each recolouring according to the image fed it by its predecessors, and each modulated by any and all values of the new parameters.

In the Summer of 2000 in Alabama, Shea, Scott and I were experimenting with some dry ice they'd bought for a show. The world was around 85 degrees Fahrenheit with about 90% humidity. The dry ice was around 100F below 0. The heat of the day was channeled through steel cages, pipes, brass plates, wires, coins and glass and the irradiating heat syncs screamed shuddered and shook like static. I wrapped them all up with a pair of mics and took them home to be rebuilt into this.

The direction and much of the processing for this work was realised in the University of Sheffield Sound Studios (USSS) and continued in my own studio in Alabama. My thanks go to Dr. Adrian Moore and SUSS, and of course to the Southern noise improv band, Liquid Brick.

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released January 1, 1999
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Rick Nance Leicester, UK

Sonic arts by ear, design and improvisation.
Some acousmatic, some not.
From the Southeast U.S. and now in the Midlands of England.
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