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Songs From Memory (with Golo F)

What are BreakdownSessions?

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Street Recordings (with Phill VK)

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streets of gent, a street recording: Gívan Belá; a guest on bariton sax: Phill Van Keymeulen

17 conversations about birds (for Peter Courtemanche)

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2 Files For Ghosttransmissions, For Nico Dockx

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1. 2 Barrels 2 Loggers 1 Dog 1 Sneeze (The Ghost Mix)

TK asked to record the two blue barrels in the cowshed, because he wanted to analyse their pitch for a piece he is working on. Two wood choppers and the microphones in the wrong spot produced this sublime accidental percussion piece. The ghost is the dog, barking in the back, and sneezing in the end.

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https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=2barrels2loggers1dog-theghostmix.wav

2. Doppler On A Bike Day And The Dog Is At It Again (The Ghost Mix)

175 years ago, Christian Doppler gave a lecture to the Royal Bohemian Society of Sciences and published “Über das farbige Licht der Doppelsterne und einiger anderer Gestirne des Himmels”. We wanted to find out if the Doppler Effect can be perceived while one is biking and a church bell is ringing. What is the minimal speed for perceiving a Doppler Shift? Somehow the dog sneaked in again, and bit a microphone. For sure dog is a ghost, omnipotent and ubiquitous.

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https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=doppleronabike-theghostmix.wav

A File For Art's Birthday 2018, For Peter Courtemanche

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For a long standing creative friendship across oceans and continents with Peter. Recorded on 20180110 in Hranice, a windy place, the day wind gusts were reaching 90 kms/h. Running around just listening to the wind. Against my principles, there is no real processing on the file, just a silencing of noise in the microphones, a couple of DPA's by the way, and the Tascam elektrets in an akward position. No repetitions, no dubbing. Maybe the temperature (0˚C) had an influence. No noise, just wind. Suddenly while uploading changed the title from 'in the house of the winds' to 'in time of winds', to avoid further explanations. Have a nice Art's or Arts' Birthday 2018! Here is the collective piece Peter put together: http://absolutevalueofnoise.ca/2018_tapeloping/

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https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=20180110-inthehouseofwinds2.wav

A Russian Birthday Song For Art's Birthday 2018, Gívan Belá & Geza Roman Bobb, or Hranice-Berlin

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We were making each half of the song, based on a Slavic Birthday song.
Here is the original
https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=mnogaja_leta_-_20100301.mp3

And here is an intermediate version, just sang and played with the original in mind and playing in the background, wanted to take this away, but I guess this is a present for the more conventional inclined:
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https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=ab18-birthdaysong-001-16bit.wav and
https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=ab18-birthdaysong-001.mp3

Like all good party people we were coming too late, and kept lingering out there for too long.
One instance of the song could have been like:
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https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=ab18_e-version.wav and
https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=ab18_e-version.ogg for downloading…

"Digital Traditionals, Fresh from the Greenhouse!" by Rural Development for Art's Birthday 2021

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In January 2021, Rural Development (Akihiro Kubota, Dom Leroy, Geza Roman Bobb & Gívan Belá) performed a connected and hot streaming set, from resp. Japan, France, Germany and Czech Rep.. They shared the individual recordings and made their own imaginary versions afterwards:

Electronic experimental music must be older than 75 years. Generations of formerly young people are nowadays retired and listen with nostalgia to the warbled dissonant tunes and distorted broken rhythms from their youth. Once in a while they meet online to play memories from their imaginary songbooks and happily all improvise along. On Art's Birthday some of the finest old digital folk musicians from the band Rural Development (CZ, DE, BE, FR, JP) surprise you with a concert from empty wintery hothouses in the countryside and (un)covered greenscapes in the city. Next they will apply for heritage funding. kra.land announcement

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Four Sunrises: Tokyo, Hranice, Berlin, Kerminy: May 1-2, 2021: Reveil

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Rural Development extd were: Akihiro Kubota, Bettina Voelter, Dominique Leroy, Geza Bobb, Gívan Belá, Jef Rolez, Jennifer de Felice, Kirsten Reese, Marco Kuhn…

A cello and kontrabas attempt a conversation with birds, solenoids are triggered by twilight hitting worn-down-piano and oil-can-slide-guitar strings, a chapel in ruins, a cowhouse visited by the first swallows of spring, distant spectra from sdr while more streams from distant locations come closer and become here. What about the chicken and the sheep? The pandesonic caretakers monitor their local processes, add scarce actions to them, attempt to navigate their sounds into subharmony with the parallel streams from the others. The online band Rural Development is playing several sessions. May 1st some are streaming at 21:48pm CET with the sunrise in Tokyo, continuing on Sunday with central european sunrises from Hranice Vysočina at 05:32 and from Berlin and Arendsee at 05:35, ending with the Kerminy Bretagne far west sunrise at 06:56.

http://streams.soundtent.org/2021/projects/rural-development-extd http://soundtent.org/reveil http://kra.land/?p=1588

The shared individual recordings are publicly available, as network perception can be different according to locations, operators, times:

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World Listening day 20210717

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But we are not just sticking up a microphone and saying _ how beautiful because that is a lie! …

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