MUSIC

Seven .WAVs

Robert Standefer

Seven .WAVs is an exploration of materiality and the logical/conceptual dichotomy expressed in electronic music. The album comprises seven individual compositions, each a conceptual interpretation of “waves”, a logical representation of the sounds as "waveforms," and a materialization of the recording of the composition as a .WAV file.

All of the compositions use the Buchla Polyphonic Tuner Model 272e to capture FM radio transmissions for theme and rhythm. In some tracks, the use of the radio is logical and relatively easy to distinguish. In others, the use of the radio is conceptual and the results are indistinguishable from synthesis. Using FM radio broadcasts as a foundational element of the composition results in a recording that captures a moment in time. It is left to the listener’s imagination as to what one would hear if the recording had started a few minutes earlier or later….
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Fallen Into Atmosphere

Mutierend

The vastness of the universe presents the opportunity of discovery and the reality of desperate isolation. 'Fallen Into Atmosphere' imagines you on the bridge of a deep space exploration spacecraft, where you are the sole traveler to a one-way destination, and the sounds you hear are within the confines of your lonely vessel.
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