Shinjuku Thief

Shinjuku Thief – delete/resound

Darrin Verhagen | In a society deeply literate in screen culture, the pressure to justify the visual inhabitation of imaginative worlds with a point of view more subjective than omniscient has all but evaporated. Native to the history of the ubiquitous lens, comfortable with the conventions of camera movement and editing, we can easily sit…

Amnion 'Dissolution'

Amnion/Richard Grant – Dissolution

“Dissolution” is the lead track off the latest EP from Amnion, brainchild of sound artist/musician Roderick Price. Filmmaker/AV artist Richard Grant has produced a poetic, otherworldly visual track to accompany the dense, lush, industrial-inflected sounds. Together, the piece creates a feeling somewhere between floating in space and plunging to the deepest recesses of the ocean;…

Music of the Spheres

Music of the Spheres

Darrin Verhagen, RMIT University | Sound – Darrin Verhagen  Image – Richard Grant     “The listener is in search of information. The ubiquity effect is based on the paradoxical perception of a sound that we cannot locate, but we know is actually localized. … Often it is important to know where a sound comes from;…