Month: March 2016

The Art of Pilfering

A brief history of sampling in music and sound art, with emphasis on the author’s personal interests and influences on his own work in the field. (For ViCCA, 10 Dec 2015) In Brief Sampling, in context of sound and music, is the act of taking a part of a previously recorded sound and reusing it

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Heavy Meta

A speech about speaking and language, written for Experimental Theory Workshop (ViCCA), 2016/03/23. Warning: This is going to be Heavy Meta. * What is my goal? What do I want to tell you? What’s the most important thing I want to share? Thinking about this, I constantly hit my head against the wall of speech.

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Enter silence

It’s Good Friday. I’m in my home studio, tidying up the desks, organising piles of paper, sorting out possibly useful material from mere trash. Making room to work on new things. Banishing dust demons. In Finnish, Good Friday is called “Long Friday” (Pitkäperjantai), and I wouldn’t mind this Friday lasting for a week or two.

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