The common ground between these projects (from Togliatti, Kudymkar, and Dmitrov) lies in their use of ambient noise. They find promising, yet disconcerting liberties beyond social, spatial, and even mortal limits. The results can be worrying.
These young instrumentalists from Dmitrov, Moscow, and Minsk turn to significances beyond the ken of language. Through tools such as the Vocoder or the tricks of turntablism, they consider the role of silence within stuttering, faulty sentences.
New recordings from the ancient towns of Moscow's periphery draw upon the retro-instruments of Soviet fantasy films. The tools once used to orchestrate science fiction are now applied to today's social challenges