Contributor Archives: Volcano The Bear

Sightings – The Art Of Noises

  “Let us cross a great modern capital with our ears more alert than our eyes, and we will get enjoyment from distinguishing the eddying of water, air and gas in metal pipes, the grumbling of noises that breathe and pulse with indisputable animality, the palpitation of valves, the coming and going of pistons, the howl of mechanical saws, the jolting of a tram on its rails, the cracking of whips, the flapping of curtains and flags. We enjoy creating mental orchestrations of the crashing down of metal shop blinds, slamming doors, the hubbub and shuffling of crowds, the variety … Continue reading

Clarence Manuelo Remixes Fred Nipi’s Harsh Sound

 Fred Nipi From Paris, only analog instrument, 100% improv. “From the rawest harsh noise to more tempered aspects of electronic music, including conceptual and bulimic projects, and love of inuits… Passionately, Fred Nipi searches for noise through climaxes, and narrative via noise” (JF Pichard of Galerie Pache, Instants Chavirés…) Fred says I play with analog modular system, analog, DIY vintage synthesizer. My grand parents are “Nihilist Spasm Band” My Parents are “This Heat” My uncles are “Dead C” My cousins are “Incapacitants” My brothers are “Yellow Swans” — Clarence Manuelo – Fred Nipi Mix 1 (right click + save as) … Continue reading