Marc Matter & Stefan Römer
Deconceptual Voicings
Mount Analogue
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2020
LP
23.39
MAA004
Edition of 500
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Tracklist
1a child of pop and movies (Martha Rosler)3:53
2a playground of possibility (Ed Ruscha)3:38
3oddly enough (Andrea Fraser)3:25
4a serial progression (Sol LeWitt)5:21
5the west thinks you imitate (Shilpa Gupta)2:49
6a grumpy Adorno-ishness (Art & Language)4:50
7to objectify desire (Lawrence Weiner)3:40
8using, subverting and utilizing conventions (Yvonne Rainer)5:02

A 12" vinyl record of musical compositions from interviews with influential conceptual artists — Martha Rosler, Ed Ruscha, Andrea Fraser, Sol LeWitt, Shilpa Gupta, Art and Language, Lawrence Weiner, and Yvonne Rainer. Selected statements were transformed into musical compositions, the audio material (field recordings) was turned into songs. Speech fragments, syllables and consonants were processed into rhythmic patterns, while slogans, statements and text passages were sampled into sprechgesang. This is a homage to all the artists involved. Deconceptual Voicings suggests a global polyphony of positions and sounds.

Marc Matter (Bad Säckingen) Artist, Lecturer and Author, founding member of the collective Institut für Feinmotorik. Member of the clubmusic group The Durian Brothers. Since 2004 resident-DJ at Salon des Amateurs. Since a few years focusing on artistic research, Sound Poetry and acoustic literature, commissioned works for radio-broadcast (SWR, WDR, DLR Kultur).

Stefan Römer (Berlin) Deconceptual artist (film, photography, sound, text), recent performances in sound art (CTM, Uncertain Sounds Berlin 2018); band project: Stan Back & The Noise Glam, since 2008; »Conceptual Paradise« essay film 2006; ADKV award for art criticism 2000; artists and theoretical books; founder of the art activist group »FrischmacherInnen« Cologne 1993.

Elizabeth Davis (New York, Berlin) Musician and researcher working with sound and electronics. BA in »German Studies« and »Modern Culture & Media«, Brown University 2016. Currently working on her MA degree in the ›Sound Studies & Sonic Arts‹ program at UdK Berlin; composer in residence at Elektronmusikstudion (EMS) in Stockholm/Sweden in 2018 and regularly performs and presents work under her own name and the Wilted Woman alias »https://ww.virtual-slap.net/«. Radio producer with ties to WFMU, WBSR, and Cashmere Radio.