“A comprehensive overview of the complexity and breadth of the many early 20th-century Russian avantgarde movements, followed by detailed notes and contexts for the individual recordings – including summary biographies of the main actors; additional work notes about the process of the extraordinary Baku reconstruction; a bibliography, rare photographs, web research links, artwork, facsimiles of contemporary documents, a comparative timeline of European and Russian Avantgardes and the first English translation of an article by Avraamov about the symphony. This is a definitive library collection, some seven years in the making and possibly our most important release of recent years.”
I decided to try a little experiment. As many already know, Supercollider is a very powerful audio language. I am not a programmer so I tend to seek out ready to run software as opposed to downloading the builds and making it custom to my needs. I found this great little, ready to run, Supercollider application called Laconicism. I ran the audio output from Laconicism through a Vox Satchurator distortion pedal and a Digitech TimeBender Delay. I recorded the distorted and delayed output into Live, made a MP3 and posted it here. It’s really a little long but shows what can be done with only two guitar effects boxes.
“MetaMix is a cross between a musical composition, a digital audio player, an interactive experience, a software tool, and a work of conceptual art. Feed MetaMix your favorite audio track and listen as familiar music is transformed into a new listening experience. MetaMix superimposes new musical structures onto existing music by turning special mathematical integer sequences into new musical forms. These musical forms are used to “remix” the audio track you choose.”