aUDIOMAPS. (Not songs).
Field recordings, collaged soundscapes.
Filtered, re-sampled, looped, re-configured and re-constructed.
aUDIOMAPS is often collaborative in the recording, remixing and performative stage.
Texts are ‘cut ups’, overheard conversations, ‘found' statements, declarations. Part manifesto at times.
Loops. Samples. Sequences. A whisper. A sense of place.
Post Industrial Funk.
“People tend to play in their comfort zone, so the best things are achieved in a state of surprise, actually.” Brian Eno.
“People ask me, 'Don't you ever run out of ideas?' Well, in the first place, I don't use ideas. Every time I have an idea, it's too limiting and usually turns out to be a disappointment. But I haven't run out of curiosity.”
“Helen you’d better learn to spell repetition if you’re going to review The Fall”.
Kevin Cummins to Helen Ward, NME, 1990.
‘What mistakes did you make last time?
Brian Eno / Peter Schmidt - Oblique Strategies.
Akai Desktop Samplers | Eight Track Porta-studio | Record Decks and Knackered Records | A Music Box | A Megaphone | Voice | Bass
FOUR TESTS FOR TESTING TIMES.