Re: bring in da noise!

From: Cari Machet (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Mar 11 2006 - 10:44:43 PST

cap'n -
very inspiring
thanks so much


On 3/3/06, Captain P.J. <email suppressed> 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,
> Cap'n
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