How to Tell Chaos from Anything Else

by Jj Kidder

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I have been patching a modular synthesizer into non-linearity so that it starts singing dependent on initial conditions. The patterns it makes represent to me a meditation on ecology and geometry. I hear a primordial soup of sound begging improvisation. To experience emergent properties of systems as musical intent was a revelatory musical experience for me; one I feel fortunate to be able to share with you.


released July 15, 2015

conceived, patched, improvised
April 15-19, 2015

electric piano, synthesizer, chaos patches, recording: Jj Kidder
inspiration: Ian Fritz, Rob Hordijk, Eugenia Kalnay, Douglas Adams

musical composition, sound recording and product design copyright 2015 Jj Kidder; all rights reserved



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