Sunday, November 23, 2014

Restive - 141123 - Music Manumit Podcast


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In this episode
We talk with Tristan aka Restive.
Here are Doug's notes from the interview.

Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!

sound designer or sound artist

ambient, soundscape, experimental, field recording,

“sonic experience of Cape Town

Cape Tape is the ass-end of the universe

Many South Africans are on soundcloud

How did you get started in field recording?

Fairly recent development.

First computer in 2003.

pre-digital generation

started making music because he got a trial version of EJay:

bought cubase

Sound installations?

not necessarily integrated with field recordings

all sorts of ways of doing sound installations.

Many people influence from Europe and America

Last album:

field recording was literally just sitting in a field in the past...though can be non-field environment as well

more recently, field recording becoming part of a composition

Hamburg remix:

Visual and Spacial Design

"Tedium has never been this topless": how-to-have-cybersex-on-the-internet/

SEO Baby!

“Founded in 2004, the Festival originated in Wisconsin and Minnesota by Joe Pickett, Nick Prueher and Geoff Haas, childhood friends from Wisconsin.”

What is the process?

"the most boring thing an artist can do is what he knows"

making music can be a visual process as well.

Hearing aid could pick up wifi nodes! Ryuichi Sakamoto "ART-ENVIRONMENT-LIFE"

cataloging is very important!

less choice is sometimes better

Where did the "Restive" name originate?

first started publishing in 2005. There was someone using "Tristan"

Restive: "(of a person) unable to keep still or silent and becoming increasingly difficult to control, especially because of impatience, dissatisfaction, or boredom."

Who are some people you think we should try to get on the show (aka, who are the important people in Creative Commons music today)?

Felix Blume

Andreas Kisk?

Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?

Pink Floyd used field recordings

two in particular were influential

Closing track: CC BY-NC-SA

Felix Blume, sound recordist for movies

And, from email post-show:

"here are the links to the 2 albums which i mentioned:

(galaverna is an excellent site for field recording based work)

the other one is:

these are just 2 albums which i can specifically point to which pushed me to become interested in using field recording in my own work. many other excellent releases exist."

"sorry, just on a final note, here is another 'sound postcard' by Felix Blume which appeared on Arte Radio (field recordings remixed):

and here the visual / sound installations i mentioned:"

"just to add to the notes on the other CC person whom I mentioned;
he is Andras Kiss from Hungary (not Bulgaria as I mistakenly said before) on soundcloud,
he also releases under the name Urenga and used to run the Censored Productions netlabel (though sadly no longer).

Lastly, more info (and some audio) on my sound installation here."