Kamizdat is delighted to present a story, a challenge, a question, in a form of electro-acoustic composition in three parts from Slovenian musician, composer, artist and activist Nina Dragičević. An aspect of this particular sonic tale that is particularly gripping is a relentless spiraling into suggestive sound-world, guided by repetitions and pulsations. They form a …Continue reading "Nina Dragičević: Parallellax"
The intro does not leave you hanging: here comes an electro beat, lined with a relentless bassline and supported by a mix-up of samples from a well-known house track and a rhythmic litany by a male voice. The title track has no refrain, no breakdown, just two long verses that keep on going and going. …Continue reading "Nova deViator: Turns Me On EP"
Democratization potential of online distribution of music has disrupted the landscape of music industry. While life is moving into information networks and capital and desire for profit are creating unregulated attention economies, an artist is able to create her own production, distribution and communication channels. By using Creative Commons licenses she ensures that the listeners …Continue reading "Access Frame: Property"
Nova deViator reworks and extends the original track Recursion, originaly released on ARP 339, Wanda & Nova deViator’s sophomore album released in early 2015. The EP compliments a music video – a montage of video material from ARP 339 dance performance. “Tortoise: That’s the word I was looking for! “POPPING-TONIC” that’s what it’s called, and …Continue reading "Wanda & Nova deViator: Recursion EP"
(dancefloor): Perhaps there is no way to grasp the essence of electronic journey on this album if its context of the dancefloor is removed. This however does not mean that Nina Hudej’s exploration of organised sound does not move, well, dances away from the dancefloor formula. Her work is from the outset already far removed …Continue reading "Nina Hudej: Disclaimer Null"
“2311 is ambiental; not in the sense of genre, but in its effect, which delivers transmitter/receiver into a total sonic architecture. In the long sequences, the artist briefly pauses to enjoy the condensing of the sound, and it seems as if the sound arises from an emotional and tactile urge to bend time so as …Continue reading "agapea: 2311"
Slovenian electronic producers remixing tracks from Lifecutter’s debut album “Siclar”Continue reading "Various & Lifecutter: Siclar Remixes"
Imagine the woods, green but dark, as it is the end of the day. Looking around, the dusk is falling. The shadows are becoming abstract, the clear contours of the shapes are in the hiding. The night, full of movements in the forest, is born. This poetical setting of an imaginary scene seems an appropriate …Continue reading "Lifecutter: Siclar"
With Escherian devotion to infinity, the electro-punk music charge of Wanda and Nova deViator subtly flows from cool cosmic cyberfuturism to heated dance-floor fever. Drawing on a variety of genre offshoots, Maja Delak and Luka Prinčič use repetition to seamlessly develop the heritage of polyrhythm and deep bass tremors from domestic intimacy into an all-encompassing …Continue reading "Wanda & Nova deViator: ARP 339"
The Invisible Body of Space album presents music created for dance performance with the same title. It was this year’s Avant-Première event – an annual final production of the SVŠGL, Arts High School Ljubljana, which gives the students an organised opportunity to enter and (pre)experience performing on professional stages. The starting point for Pre-Première ’14: …Continue reading "The Invisible Body Of Space"