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From Rhythm to Glitch: Digital Deformation in Deleuze

Corry Shores and Meli̇ke Başak Yalçın 0 Introduction Shortly before his death, Gilles Deleuze discovered a new kind of music: glitch, in particular, Oval’s Systemisch. [Achim] Szepanski contacted Deleuze himself, sending material by Oval and other Mille Plateaux artists, and …

From Rhythm to Glitch: Digital Deformation in Deleuze

NONPLUSULTRABLACK / Installation

From November 21, 2021 Synnika Frankfurt presents the installation NONPLUSULTRABLACK in collaboration with the Frankfurt music label Mille Plateaux. Since 1991, the network initiated by Achim Szepanski around the labels Force Inc, Mille Plateaux, Position Chrome, Communism Records and many …

NONPLUSULTRABLACK / Installation

Mille Plateaux – Der Zustand des Ungeformten

Wir haben unser Konzept kürzlich als ultrablack, als non-frequency-music oder einfach als non-music bezeichnet. In der Standard-Musik wird eine punktierte Produktionszeit in den Körper der Musik eingepflanzt, was die non-frequency-music wiederum weiß und deshalb zur pulsierenden rhythmischen Kraft übergeht, eine …

Mille Plateaux – Der Zustand des Ungeformten

Surrounded by Immersion – Means of Post-Democratic Warfare

Geriet Sharma taken from the book Ultrablack of Music »Here, perhaps the frightful expression „consumption of music“ really does apply after all. For perhaps this continuous tinkle, regardless of whether anyone wants to hear it or not, whether anyone can …

Surrounded by Immersion – Means of Post-Democratic Warfare

Spectral Composition: On Spectral Music, Drone Metal, and Electronic music

read also here taken from the book Ultrablack of Music A somber enthusiasm In this essay, I don’t aim at analyzing a specific genre of music: my goal is rather to grasp a musical configuration encompassing musicians as different as …

Spectral Composition: On Spectral Music, Drone Metal, and Electronic music

error & imperfection in techno-psychology (review of „Gianluca Iadema – Aphàiresis“)

The dimension of the #future has disappeared. We’re trapped in the 20th century… What it means to be in the 21st century is to have 20th century culture on hi-res screens/ distributed by high-speed Internet, actually.“1 The future has been …

error & imperfection in techno-psychology (review of „Gianluca Iadema – Aphàiresis“)

Rhythmus und non-frequency-politics (Ultrablack of Music 4)

Wenn der Rhythmus sich radikal von der Metrik und der Uhr unterscheidet, dann betreten wir das Feld der non-frequency-politics; scheinbar ist diese nichts weiter als eine Politik der deleuzanisch-produktivenDifferenzen, die anzeigt, dass sich der Rhythmus als differenzielles Phänomen von der …

Rhythmus und non-frequency-politics (Ultrablack of Music 4)

CLICKY AESTHETICS: DELEUZE, HEADPHONICS, AND THE MINIMALIST ASSEMBLAGE OF “ABERRATIONS”

It seems fitting, then, that with the “speed” and proliferation of music, artists, and new labels, as well as a “do-it-yourself” mode of production enabled by the new technologies, and the lack of an adequate rhetoric to explain, describe, and …

CLICKY AESTHETICS: DELEUZE, HEADPHONICS, AND THE MINIMALIST ASSEMBLAGE OF “ABERRATIONS”

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