2017 was another busy year, quite work-focused (as usual). After some contemplation, some accomplishments will follow. Scroll down for obscure notes called “plans for 2018″… + TH€€€F, a sound project that had been incubated for some time, surfaced with a release on PARAFERAL Sound in February. Also a special TH€€€F radio project Shred.fm was presented on
Originally presented at All Ears Radio Project in Espoo in May; given limited (now out-of-print) CDR release in August; Shred.fm by TH€€€F is now available for download: https://theeef.bandcamp.com/album/shred-fm Shred.fm is an electroacoustic composition based on live sampling of random radio broadcasts. Samples are splintered and resequenced relying on chance, intuition and bleeding edge algorithms. Shred.fm is an immersive
I’m currently working on my Master’s thesis for ViCCA/Aalto University, it deals with road movies to some extent, obviously with related reading, writing, watching and filming on the to do list… The other day, taking the usual procrastinatory detour, I checked some news headlines and learned that Malcolm Young had passed away. (Well, sir, have
“In the aftermath of the carnage of World War I, a number of avant-garde thinkers and artists realized that the modern experiment had taken a serious wrong turn. The arrogant belief system of scientific progress and materialism seemed to be a cover for something deeply irrational and dangerous – what Carl Jung called the “shadow”,
Feeling suitably old for a serious Memento Mori pose. Featuring the lego skull known as Projectile (unused), made circa 2016 yet permanently under de/construction.
Small edition CDR of the debut TH€€€F album. Get yours here. Disc includes exclusive bonus track ***_SUMM:ASMO_07-07 / Capsular not available otherwise. 4-track download version free / name-your-price. Streaming from Soundcloud below. Hand-finished, home-burnt object made for you by yours truly.
Out 2 is a collective film installation and related explorative events, inspired by Jacques Rivette’s enigmatic 13-hour film Out 1: Noli Me Tangere (1971). Out 2 investigates “accessibility” to contemporaneity via historical moments. It intertwines documentary and fabricated fragments, also produced in the event, into a sculptural moving image composition. Friday, August 18, 2017 –
NON-THINKING, a performance by Rogério Nuno Costa featured the sound of TH€€€F. Otaniemi Free Space, Espoo, March 2017. Photo by Jernej Čuček Gerbec.
I by TH€€€F Coinciding with Bandcamp’s campaign to support human rights, the debut TH€€€F album is released today. Also the first title on my new imprint PARAFERAL Sound (PFS1701). Instant download in any format (from mp3 to 48kHz/24bit lossless). Coming up: Limited hand-crafted CDr art edition with exclusive content, includes instant download and access to
SonoLuminal Day Spa 5x colored lights (yellow, orange, green, blue, violet), mattresses, bedsheet, pillows, media players and headphones with stereo sound. Installed in the former ADD Lab space in Otaniemi, Espoo, 2016/12/09. Realized in collaboration with Axel Ball, Sofi Häkkinen, Suhyun Kim, Ilai Elias Lehto.