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Jos Smolders "Nowhere: Exercises In Modular Synthesis And Field Recording" [CD]

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Label: Cronica - Cronica123~2017

これはなかなか面白い発想。THU20のメンバーにしてソロでも80年代からカセットを多く残しているオランダのJos Smolders。4年振りのフィジカルものとしてリリースされたCronicaからのソロCD。なんと"書家"の手法をモジュラーシンセサイザーの演奏に置き換えたという奇抜過ぎる発想の作品で、紙のセッティング、墨石を削る、筆を濡らす等、それらの所作イメージがパラメーターやパッチ接続に使われているそうです。





During his preparation, setting up the paper, wetting the brush and grinding the ink stone, the calligrapher is in deep concentration. Then, when he is ready, he performs the drawing in a few swift strokes.

My works have always been precise, meticulously edited. In the last decade or so I have left the idea of a preconceived/designed composition. There is only a vague idea before I start recording. Through my Zen practice I have become interested in the approach described above. I translated the calligrapher’s method to my sessions with the modular synthesizer. I concentrate while connecting the patch and setting the parameters at the start of a session. Then I start the various sonic movements, letting things flow and interfering only when necessary. Afterwards I leave the original sounds intact as much as possible, trying to limit overdubs and extensive editing. The flow of the ‘here’ and the ‘now’ guides me.