New Podcast: MEMORABILIA. COLLECTING SOUNDS WITH.... Andy Votel. Part II

  • New Podcast: MEMORABILIA. COLLECTING SOUNDS WITH.... Andy Votel. Part II

    A selection of records that use eccentric voice manipulation techniques; from human existentialism and sound poetry to electronic, mechanical and computer distortion.

    Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/research/memorabilia-andy-votel-collection/capsula
    Playlist: http://rwm.macba.cat/uploads/20140113/Memorabilia_andy_votel_partII_eng.pdf

    “The Memorabilia mixtape for Ràdio Web MACBA, which I have called Orator Verbis Eccentrix (or Vocal Eclipses of Art), is based on what I consider to be a strong concept that encapsulates all of the aforementioned facets. All the collaged records on this mix are united by the prominent use of eccentric vocal manipulations of some sort – ranging from human existentialism, sound poetry, electronic distortions or mechanical and computerised degrading. Many of the records are free from language, purely melodic, insanely repetitive or onomatopoeic; other tracks are lyrically indecipherable while all of them are as challenging as they are enjoyable IMO. When I first started buying obscure records as a competitive teenage hip-hop producer (in a crew called Violators of the English Language) it quickly became apparent that I had to leave my comfort
    zone, which very quickly led to predominantly buying foreign music…” Andy Votel

    Previous episode: MEMORABILIA. COLLECTING SOUNDS WITH... Andy Votel. Part I: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/research/memorabilia-andy-votel/capsula

    Enjoy!