Arcane Waves – «Lab Of Errors»

Arcane Waves - «Lab Of Errors»Cat.# … DNA 198
Release Date … 02.10.2017
Genre … Experimental, Electronic, Noise, Drone, Dark Ambient, Industrial, Electroacoustic
Type … FLAC Lossless

In Lab of Errors, annex of the French University of Errors, we study the science of that which is superinduced upon metaphysics, whether within or beyond the latter’s limitations, extending as far beyond metaphysics as the latter extends beyond physics.

We will examine the laws governing exceptions of errors, and will explain mistakes of the universe supplementary to this one.

Lab of Errors does not, therefore, study the rules governing the general recurrence of a periodic mistake (the expected case) so much as study the games governing the special occurrence of a sporadic error (the excepted case).

Second volume of the Reaktor Sessions (first volume here), Lab of Errors is made with faulty virtual generators, and real synthesizers heavily modified by circuit-bending.

Recorded in September 2017 at Studio du Coin Cornu, Cœur de Beauce, France.
Photo-montage by Ironside (images public domain).
Sleeve design by Arcane Waves & Graph’Hypnotic.

Tracklisting:

  1. Arcane Waves – Special Occurrence Of A Sporadic Error – Part 1 (04:36)
  2. Arcane Waves – The Laws Governing Exceptions Of Errors (07:39)
  3. Arcane Waves – Special Occurrence Of A Sporadic Error – Part 2 (03:17)
  4. Arcane Waves – Explaining Mistakes Of The Universe (07:00)
  5. Arcane Waves – Superinduction Upon Limitations Of Physic (04:17)
  6. Arcane Waves – General Recurrence Of A Periodic Mistake (04:37)
  7. Arcane Waves – Expected Case versus Excepted Case (07:49)
  8. Arcane Waves – Far Beyond Metaphysic Of The Drone (06:00)

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Arcane Waves – «Malfunction»

Arcane Waves - «Malfunction»Cat.# … DNA 195
Release Date … 19.04.2017
Genre … Experimental, Electronic, Noise, Drone, Dark Ambient, Industrial, Electroacoustic
Type … FLAC Lossless

A malfunction is the state of something that functions wrongly or does not function at all; like our world…

First volume of the Reaktor Sessions, Malfunction is made with virtual sound generators and noisy circuit-bent devices.

Recorded in January 2017 somewhere in France.
Photo montage by Graph’Hypnotic (images public domain).
Sleeve design by Arcane Waves & Graph’Hypnotic.

Tracklisting:

  1. Arcane Waves – Tokamak Power Failure (08:00)
  2. Arcane Waves – Aardvark Malfunction (08:00)
  3. Arcane Waves – Data Error In Garbage Processing (08:00)
  4. Arcane Waves – Feeding The Reservoir Of Chaos (08:00)
  5. Arcane Waves – Zoetrope Malfunction (08:00)
  6. Arcane Waves – Objects Out Of Control (08:00)

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Berthelot – «Les trous noirs de l’espace sémantique»

Berthelot - «Les trous noirs de l'espace sémantique»Cat.# … DNA 178
Release Date … 02.02.2016
Genre … Electroacoustic, Post-Concrete
Type … FLAC Lossless

Black holes of the semantic space (les trous noirs de l’espace sémantique) are related to the dialogues of the deaf, a common activity on this strange planet.

In this album, the sounds come and go, hesitate, disappear and then they reappear more far in time. They are trying to avoid, but also they are scrambling to finally get lost in space, without even trying to harmonize.

These chaotic soundscapes act as a reflection of our society of hyper-communication in which the informations, the messages, all the words, and all the data get lost anywhere.

Nobody try to understand and everything always ends in a great dialogue of the deaf, each arguing for oneself, and ultimately the knowledge is lost in the black holes of the semantic space.

Tracks 1 to 7 recorded in November and December 2015; music by Berthelot.
Track 8 recorded in January 2016; music by Berthelot & Launay.

Cover by Hieronymus Bosch, «The Hell and the Flood» (detail).
Photos by Ironside. Sleeve design by Berthelot & Graph’Hypnotic.

Tracklisting:

  1. Berthelot – Dans les cavernes du paléo-cortex (06:43)
  2. Berthelot – Vision fugitive du hazard (04:09)
  3. Berthelot – Fissures de rêveries dans les vitraux de la nef sud (08:14)
  4. Berthelot – Verbiage Statique (03:46)
  5. Berthelot – L’attrape-rumeurs (04:23)
  6. Berthelot – La sciure du balancier intemporel (04:14)
  7. Berthelot – Procédé chaotique de propagation sémantique (08:05)
  8. Berthelot & Launay – Prolégomènes aux dialogues de sourds (07:26)

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Berthelot in Sadayatana Podcast #210

Tracks by Berthelot have featured in Sadayatana Podcast #210 «Silence» (February 08, 2015).

Listen and find there:

Thanks to John Tocher.

Sadayatana Podcast #210 «Silence»

Berthelot – «Mécanique Des Limbes»

Berthelot - «Mécanique Des Limbes»Cat.# … DNA 166
Release Date … 02.02.2015
Genre … Electroacoustic, Post-Concrete
Type … FLAC Lossless

In French language, the word «limbe» (singular) represents the tangible in the fields of Astronomy (the disk edge of a celestial body), of Botany (the broad and flattened part of a leaf), and of the Mechanical Precision (the circular or semicircular edge engraved of a measuring instrument).

In the plural, «limbes», the word falls in both literary and psychological fields of abstractions. It becomes pale and dull (in speaking of a light), or it turns into uncertain states and touches the unconscious and the unreal.

If some people leave their dreams in the limbo of the awakening to better forget them, Berthelot strives to explore these limbo to facilitate the memory of his dreams. The sounds of «Mécanique des limbes» show this exploration in the uncertain states of awakening, where the real and the unreal are merged.

Recorded in January 2014 somewhere in France.

Sleeve desigh by Berthelot & Graph’Hypnotic.

Tracklisting:

  1. Berthelot – Mécanique Des Limbes I (12:06)
  2. Berthelot – Mécanique Des Limbes II (12:22)
  3. Berthelot – Mécanique Des Limbes III (12:10)
  4. Berthelot – Mécanique Des Limbes IV (12:07)
  5. Berthelot – Mécanique Des Limbes V (08:10)

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