Found Sound Collage Ideas – Michael Importico

Found Sound Collage Ideas – Michael Importico I want to make field recordings and have a go with the  ‘cut up’ technique.  Below are some preliminary ideas for sourcing the field recordings.  It’s a bit difficult to project the final outcome as randomness is an element of the work. 1. I’m interested in collecting sounds from…

Found Media – Michael Importico

1. Sounds from a swimming pool, composition by Brion Gysin with unidentified musicians. Recorded by Brion Gysin in the late 1950s or early 1960s. http://ubumexico.centro.org.mx/sound/gysin_brion/The-Pool-K-III/Gysin-Brion_The-Pool-K-III_8.mp3 2. WSB cut-ups with Dutch Schultz’s last words and news texts, shortwave radio noise. Mid ’60s, London http://ubumexico.centro.org.mx/sound/burroughs_william/Break-Through/Burroughs-William-S_08-Present-Time-Exercises.mp3 What I find Exciting about this piece, is how Burroughs is in…

Interactive Sound – Michael Importico

MOOD –  Interactive Sound Installation created by the workshop URBAN DIVANhttp://vimeo.com/suchanek/mood What I love most about this work is the way it is interacted with.  This is a sound art work, yet the act that makes the sound is one that is not associated ordinarily with making sound and especially not the tinkling of the piano…

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I think the common thing these instruments have, which I both like and dislike is that they’re to some degree “controllers”, and not “instruments”. Something which I think a lot of musicians and inventors rightfully confuse. I think the problem is, everyone still trying to use electricity and sensors as the main selling point of…

Re-Noise Machine – Michael Importico

Polyphonic Noise Extractor I want to further explore the idea of amplifying or listing to sounds and noises that would not get heard normally.  I want to amplify existing tones and noises, subtle near undetectable sounds.  I want to listen to the sounds of the spaces and objects that surround me.  I hope to achieve…