Sonic Acts x JJJNNN
DeForrest Brown Jr. speaks to Arif about the origins of techno, un/available historical nostalgia and a HECHA hat he is wearing that says: Make Techno Black Again.
Music in this podcast is listed below.
This is the third episode of the Sonic Acts x Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee podcast series on the occasion of Sonic Acts Academy 2020, taking place in Amsterdam 21 - 23 February. Read more about DeForrest Brown Jr. below.
Speaker Music - with empathy
The Other People Place - Let Me Be Me
Speaker Music - without excess
Young Paint & Actress - Travel Paint
Zadie Smith on NPR
DJ Stingray - Cognitive Load Theory
Dopplereffekt - Technic 1200
Félicia Atkinson & Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - And the Flower have Time For Me
Speaker Music - Exercises in Black Quantum Drumming
Heatsick - Déviation
Félicia Atkinson & Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - Her Eyelids Say
Fhloston Paradigm - ...all feat. Moor Mother
Ashtar Lavanda - Opulence
DeForrest Brown Jr. is a New York-based rhythmanalyst and media theorist. Brown’s praxis Speaker Music is inspired by Rhythmanalysis, a book of essays by urbanist philosopher Henri Lefebvre as well as considerations of momentum and the ‘chronopolitical’ from cultural theorist Kodwo Eshun. Mobilising free improvised electronic percussion and stereophonic audio recordings, Speaker Music yearns to caress, engineer and sculpt sentiment into a multi-textural rhythmic body, quivering the nexus event of the moment into a collapsed ‘nonpulsed time’ towards a shared sphere of intimacy.
Mix, Production: Arif