alku [alm 83]

by david velez

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DAVID VELEZ is a colombian sound artist who creates soundscapes mainly based on field recordings. this piece was composed as a soundtrack for a painting exhibition named "homenaje al planeta" ("tribute to the planet") by liliana duran. here, DAVID tried to combine field recordings with more musical elements such as deep drones and more piercing sines.
co-curator of the excellent IMPULSIVE HABITAT netlabel devoted to field recordings, DAVID VELEZ past works were published on many international labels like test tube, ripples recordings (a collaboration with james mcdougall), semperflorens (with juan josé calarco), mystery sea, siridisc, conv or audio gourmet.

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released January 21, 2012

on february 2010 i was commissioned to create a sound piece that would be played during the exhibition "homenaje al planeta" ("tribute to the planet") by liliana duran.
the paintings have all nature imagery as she is raising concern towards the planet and its ecosystem through this exhibition.*
the piece looks to combine field recordings and more musical elements such as drones and sines pursuing some sort of score for the visitors that would attend the exhibition.
the piece was composed between february and april of 2010.
thanks to jean-marc, lina, juan, james, pedro, daniel, james wyness, christopher, chris, ennio and simon.

photography: delphine ancelle-b.

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