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from John Jay Cloidt collection 251w

The art.re.grup. A Project of INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS, 756 Union, 94133.Co-Lab.

MARK TRAYLE AM: WILD ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC, SAT 11 MAY 9 PM. CO-LAB. 1805 DIVISADERO SF CA. $4. [85or91]

Mark Trayle@The New Performance Gallery---

Sunset Debris Automata Caste #1 CC/BTWT North American Service Automata Caste #3 Intermission In Memoriam - Sgt. Rock (Elements with Mask) Automata Caste#2 Idle Talk Automata Caste #4 Untitled

Slides by Tom Leeser, Visual Tech and poster by Michael Sumner, Audio Tech by Jay Cloidt.

'Sunset Debris', 'CC/BTWT', and 'North American Service' are excerpts from a large unfinished work entitled 'Power and Light'. "Power and Light' is the composition resulting from on-going research into the phenomenon called sonoluminescence. Sonoluminescence occurs when molecules are subjected to intense ultrasonic waves. The air molecules implode, giving off weak flashes of light. 'Power & Light' attempts to replicate this phenomenon throughout the sound spectrum. This is a scientifically unsound but aesthetically pleasing idea. The method used to achieve this state might include the use of a micro-computer and various homebrew electronic gear as a tool for real-time acoustical analysis.

The Automata Caste are a subset of 'Power & Light'. They are the interludes between the larger pieces.

'In Memoriam - Sgt. Rock (Elements with Mask)'. Indiscreet injections of the vernacular into formal processes.

'Idle Talk' is the abstract for 'Power & Light'. Electronic devices are reconfigured to create the illusion of real space.

'Untitled'. Real-time spectral compaction and compression of subliminal information.


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