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Musiques d'ordinateur (CD)

Sébastien Roux - Musiques d\'ordinateur (CD)
Algorithm as material and writing.
Musiques d'ordinateur (Computer music) gathers pieces written between 2011 and 2020. The tracks on this CD are the more or less predictable results of more or less complex programs. The sounds and their organization (the score) are calculated. There is no editing nor mixing. The algorithm is the material and the writing. The same oscillation between two listenings crosses all the pieces. On the one hand, to hear the algorithm, in other words, to perceive the form, and on the other hand, to listen to the algorithm at work, i.e. to listen to the present of the sound.
Algorithmic music written with PYO and Max/MSP.
No editing. No mixing. No reverb.

Composer Sébastien Roux (born 1977) writes electronic music, and presents it in diverse formats, from CD's and records, to public guided listening sessions using speaker systems, concerts with projection of graphical scores, sound installations, sound walks, site specific performances, and radio pieces. Sébastien Roux imagines new listening situations. He uses algorithms, games, movement, spatialisation, and diagrams to articulate two complementary notions: the perception of form and the forms of perception. In 2011 he began to develop an approach focused on principles of translation, analyzing the structures of preexisting art works (visual, musical, literary) and transposing them into scores for new works (radiophonic or electroacoustic taped music). He regularly collaborates with Célia Houdard (writer), Olivier Vadrot (designer), DD Dorvilliers and Sylvain Prunenec (choreographers). He has a multidisciplinary master's degree in sciences and technologies for music from IRCAM.

See also Heller (Sébastien Roux & Eddie Ladoire).
Mastering: Giuseppe Ielasi.
published in October 2021
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