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This is a collection of sound sources produced by Leo Kupper, a leading Belgian experimental musician, between 1977 and 1987 using his own GAME (electronic music generator).Below is a description of the label. Born April 1935, 4 in Nidorme, Hautefagne, eastern Belgium.After studying musicology at the Liege Conservatoire, in 16 he became an assistant to Henri Pousseur, who had just founded the Aperac studio in Brussels.Kupper began working on his first productions there, but in 1958 he founded his own studio, Studio de Recherches et de Structurations Electroniques Auditives ("Audio-Electronic Research & Structuring Studio"), his first will complete the work ofThere, to this day, he has composed more than 1967 works, mostly for instruments of his own design. In the 40's and 70's he built a series of sound domes which were briefly installed in Rome, Linz, Venice and Avignon.Here, every sound, every phoneme, emitted by the audience is transformed by hundreds of loudspeakers of various sizes arranged in a dome.This device transforms sound across space and time.What you say can morph into a different sound hours later, days later, or even years later.Leo believed that such a device, a place of meditation, was necessary in a city deprived of nature. In the late 80s, Kupper became one of the few Western virtuosos of Santoor when he met Iranian music master Hussein Malek.His first releases were on Glamophon and later on igloo.His latest release is out on the New York label pogus. GAME MACHINE In 70, after finishing his musicology studies, Leo Kupper leaves Liège for Brussels.At that time, music research centers in Cologne, Paris, Milan, etc., were already presenting works of experimental music, and pioneers in electronic music, musique concrète, electro-vocal music, etc., carved out new and diverse routes. Was. GAME (automated electronic music generator) was created in such an era and with a spirit of technological inquiry. GAME consisted of a collection of variable "sonic cells" that were manually programmable using color-coded cables, sensitive to changes in positive and negative voltage.Complex electronic loops and sounds from loudspeakers and microphones were recorded by tape machines or played and interpreted by musicians, opening automatic channels and triggering automatic sounds from speakers.The sound is then sent to a tape recorder via a microphone and played back.It is a completely new way of playing instruments, composing and performing.Click here for labels and other works /// Click here to see more...
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A 74-minute minimal blockbuster recorded in 70 by Julius Eastman, an American NY minimalist who is also an ally of Arthur Russell, will be reissued on CD from Sub Rosa in Belgium in 2020.The melody of various musical instruments that appear and disappear is a beautiful work.Liner notes included, out of print. Description by Sub Rosa:'The end sounds like the ...
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