All posts by “Ilia Rogatchevski

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Echo Chamber

Echo Chamber is a multichannel sound installation that explores the notions of routine and domesticity in times of pandemic. Composed from field recordings created during lockdown walkabouts and the performance of humdrum activities, the work interrogates the role that repetition plays in our everyday lives.… Read More

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On Air: Radio Activity

Abelian Globalabelian.org Abelian collects round the clock streams of the very low frequency (VLF) radio band. These sounds of ‘natural radio’ are characterised by a series of whistles, crackles and pops, generated by thunderstorms and lightning flashes bouncing off the Earth’s ionosphere. Currently, the site… Read More

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Black Merlin – Scape One

For his first release with Artificial Dance, Black Merlin aka George Thompson takes a departure from the hard-wearing techno and intricate field recording work that he has come to be known for. Scape One is a fifteen-minute psychedelic diversion recorded in one continuous live session.… Read More

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Monumental Doom

Molchat Doma: (from left) Roman Komogortsev, Egor Shkutko, Pavel KozlovPhoto: Stas Kard The dark synth poetics of Belarusian group Molchat Doma transcend language barriers “Minsk is very much a post-Soviet city, with its gloomy panel highrises. It was in this atmosphere that we thought to… Read More

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I am Meat

I am Meat was formed by Jonas Golland and Kazuya Ohtani as part of their university project in 2011. David Gadsdon, who was moonlighting as a stand-up comedian at the time, was drafted in to front the band. While Golland and Ohtani composed the frenetic… Read More

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Moscow Music Week

Various Venues, Moscow, Russia. Photo: Sasha Mademuaselle Moscow Music Week is a festival that celebrates new underground music. It has been described by Russian culture website The Village as Russia’s answer to The Great Escape and SXSW, although it doesn’t yet match the size or… Read More