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Pierre Schaeffer Birthday Tribute by Various Artists

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Pierre Schaeffer has been credited with being the first to formally identify, document, and promote the use of common sounds for new forms of art. What became the foundation for Musique Concrète, Acousmatic, and other forms of recorded medium sound art. Still in use today, most of the techniques Schaeffer identified including playback speed, sampling, looping, pitch transposition, stretching, and editing were all focused on discovering what he referred to as the “in-itself-ness of the sound”. Read more about Pierre Shaeffer life and work at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Schaeffer

Hear, on his birth date of August 14th, 12 contemporary artists from around world celebrate Pierre Schaeffer's life, legacy, and vision by continuing with his on-going pursuit of new dimensions in sound.

Track Listings:
    1. C. Goff III - Lulled On The Shores Of Atmosphere 09:00
    2. Christian Fiesel - Intermission 06:40
    3. Infinite Plastic Internal - Anyway, The Wind Blows 03:04
    4. Jack Hertz - Drum Addict 04:00
    5. Jaime Munarriz - Étude on a Narrow Gauge Diesel Train 06:05
    6. James Bailey - Black Metal Brook 09:55
    7. John Wiggins - CONCENTRATE 1 (2019) 03:06
    8. Lazarus Link-Up - A Drop Of Iron 01:48
    9. M.NOMIZED - Phonogène 1_4 07:57
    10. Robert Scott Thompson - Jeux Mécaniques - Les voix de sa tête 04:03
    11. Robert Traxler - Études Diverses 08:35
    12. Wismi Pi - Convcolor 04:01
Artist Name(s):
Various artists - See track listings.
Release Year: 2019
Electroacoustic, Experimental, Industrial, Minimal, Musique Concrète, Soundtrack
Album Type:
Digital / Download
Cover & Packge Design:
Cover photos by Jaime Munarriz
Label / Publishing
Label Name:
Acousmatique Recordings
Catalog Number(s):
San Francisco, California
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