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noise for strings, vol​.​1

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beepblip's debut long-play album brings seven compositions that spin the acoustics of the strings, field recordings, and synthesized noise, always sharply targeted, processed, and intertwined into an immersive soundscape that never ceases to entice the listener into attentive deep listening. The tracks' slowly fluctuating dynamics aims to create an open sound space, underpinned by a foundation that unites topical themes with a clear methodology. The album is based on selected premises of the string theory and the complexity of quantum dynamics, while introducing also certain other levels of music composition alongside this scientific layer: the mechanics of DIY electronics, telling stories of a grim vision of the exploitative Anthropocene, of the apocalypse and how to confront it, and the meaning of magic rituals. With her noise for strings, beepblip taps into the political dimension of sound, daring to ask not only who is listening but also what is it that we do not listen to. Her compositions walk the thin line between cultural appropriation and an emotional response to segregation and colonial tendencies around the world, which are as present today as they were a hundred years ago.

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released October 10, 2019

Ida Hiršenfelder · music, recordīng, text, photography
beepblip.org

Tina Ivezić · graphic design
Maruša Hren · usb booklet design and manufacture
Luka Prinčič · usb booklet design, graphics, editorial, executive production
Stella Ivšek · Kamizdat Rentgen visuals, streaming, design and promotion
Katja Kosi · proofreading

A very special thanks to friends and family, Aleš Hieng – Zergon, Robertina Šebjanič, Matija Hiršenfelder, Staška Guček, Michal Kindernay for playing and playing together.

Some of the field recordings were taken at Danube Delta during Sonic Future Residencies, 2019, organised by www.semsilent.ro.

Released by Kamizdat
www.kamizdat.si
cat no.: KAM041

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beepblip Ljubljana, Slovenia

beepblip makes immersive bleepy psychogeographical soundscapes using analogue electronics, DIY and modular synths, field recordings and computer manipulations. She was a member of Theremidi Orchestra DIY sound collective. A number of her collaborative projects are produced by Cona (Steklenik – Gallery for Sound, Bioacustics and Art). She is published by Kamizdat label. ... more

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