Melanie O’Dubhslaine

February 8th, 2012 |  Published in Artifacts, Blog

Melanie O’Dubhslaine’s performance at Bang the Bore XI: Psychobabble encoded Terry Smith’s text, ‘How to Describe Something Which Does Not Exist Yet’, into a voice synthesizer program, disfigured the results via manipulating the parameters and used it as the basis for extended improvisations on electronic and acoustic reed instruments. It was a typically thoughtful yet bloody-minded set: an idiom unto itself, carefully crafted but refusing to be assessed on any terms but its own.

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February 8th, 2012 | by | Published in Artifacts, Blog