The Knotted Constellation

The Knotted Constellation (Fourteeen Rotted Coordinates) by Kim Cascone from Monotype Records, released July 2011, arrived at the Reading Room courtesy of Kim Cascone.



“The Knotted Constellation is a cinematic sound narrative that moves the listener through a series of auditory fields. Each field is separated with ‘digital black’ thereby framing or bracketing the ‘rotted coordinates’ — each one a point on a decayed map of a dystopian sound-scape.

This release is an admixture of field recordings from around the world, surreal collage techniques and synthetic sounds derived from digital audio tools ‘The Knotted Constellation’ allows the listener to lose themselves in the territory and not merely the map of their darkest imagination.

With contributions by C. Spencer Yeh (Burning Star Core), Lithuanian sound artist Darius Čiuta and Berlin-based circuit bender Guido Henneböhl among others.” [via]



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