From: owen (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Mar 03 2006 - 15:25:05 PST
Noise fests are fun.
U go cap'n pj
On Mar 3, 2006, at 6:14 PM, Captain P.J. wrote:
> xander wrote:
> >(come on feel the) noise noise noise i've spent many years at
> basement noise shows
> >and more often show my movies in this context then in the realm of
> experemental film
> >- i wonder about the cross-over of these sub-cultures...who else
> is out there?
> >lets trade tapes!!! - xander
> More please!
> Basement noise shows? I'm trying to visualize this. When I was a
> kid, I would go to our basement whenever my dad started watching
> the football game. I'd leave the door open so that I could hear
> the sounds of the game and then I would draw for hours. It was one
> of my favorite Sunday rituals.
> So I'll raise my hand that I am out there! Most of the soundtracks
> to my films are "arranged noise" (though technically, I guess
> that's what music is). They consist of atmospheric noise (from
> Earth and beyond), crackling ice, or digital manipulation of
> voices, tones, etc. My favorite was my neighbor's daughter and her
> friends slowed down 1000 times- didn't even sound human (miraculous
> bonus- it didn't sound "manipulated" either). Slime molds make
> beautiful "noise," as does the sun. I'd love to trade tapes!
> Sound and Film have an interesting relationship to me. I find it
> fascinating that people will sit in one place and listen to music
> or "sounds," but get fidgety watching an "abstract" film. What can
> be more "abstract" than a song? Sometimes, I think our senses
> become overly polarized and competitive. Let my eyes drink in the
> music for a change!
> "All art aspires to the condition of music."
> Walter Pater
> Sounding off,
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.