EMEGO 180C / Hecker
Edition of 100
Editions Mego is proud to release Articulação Sintetico - a complete resynthesis of Hecker’s 2014 Editions Mego album Articulação.
A meticulous reconstruction and transfer of qualities, Articulação Sintetico features synthetic voice models of Joan La Barbara, Sugata Bose and Anna Kohler, a DBM sparse replica of non speech content and a scattering transform of Modulator (... meaningless, affectless, out of nothing ...). Uncanny Valley 2.0.
1. Synthetic Hinge ✳ (23:21)
2. Modulator (Scattering Transform) + (29:08)
3. Synthetic Hinge ✳✳ (23:54)
Written and produced by Florian Hecker, 2014 - 2017
Text “Nature, its man and his goat (Enigmata of natural and cultural chimeras)” by Reza Negarestani
Auditory Chimera Software by Bertrand Delgutte with Jayaganesh Swaminathan ✳✳; Pointillistic Speech Toolkit by Gerald Kidd, Timothy Streeter, Antje Ihlefeld, Ross Maddox and Christine Mason ✳/✳✳; Asymmetric Sample Replacement Algorithm by Tommi Keränen ✳; Synthetic Voices designed by Rob Clark* Christophe Veaux ✳✳, Centre for Speech Technology Research, University of Edinburgh; DBM Sparse Decomposition Algorithm by Bob Sturm ✳✳; Scattering Transform Algorithm by Vincent Lostanlen +
Graphic Design: NORM, Zurich
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