format: full color magazine, 14cm x 21cm
price (euros): 8,45 (Germany), 10,45 (International)
KunstMusik started as a periodical. Each magazine will have its own host in future who will use their own personal approach to lead you towards music as an art form. Moreover, in our efforts to open up to a more international readership we have decided to publish exclusively in English this time. The current issue’s host is Spanish composer Miguel Angel Tolosa. Working in the area of field recordings and drones, he runs the con-v label in Madrid and focuses on contemporary developments in electroacoustic music.
Contents: All texts in English
MIGUEL ANGEL TOLOSA: INTRODUCTION
STEVE RODEN: 265 x 433 (EXCERPT)
Excerpts from a diary of daily performances of John Cage’s 4′ 33»: Notes, sketches, lists of sounds, concrete poetry, short prose texts.
ANTOINE BEUGER/SAMUEL VRIEZEN: ASKING QUESTIONS, TRYING ANSWERS
Documentation of an e-mail-coversation: the inside and the outside name of music, the pre-existence of pieces, intercorrelations in music, the politics in musical form, participation, extra-musical influences and atmosphere, is there ever an end to be written?
MANFRED WERDER: SCORES
Six score facsimiles and a photo. Objets trouvés in performance
WILL MONTGOMERY: FIVE WAYS OF LOOKING AT MANFRED WERDER
Five experiences from watching the endles in-space-performances by Manfred Werder. Sound and absence, space and awaiting. The feeling of abundance.
WADE MATTHEWS: THREE SUPPOSITIONS
Music as a dishrag: music as something that absorbs what it touches. Invading and shaping sound. Music as a die: the graceful and fragile gesture of flinging out a tone. Music as a mark: creating meaning and orientation.
MATTIN: NOISE VS CONCEPTUAL ART
Final and extended version of this fine, political text. The anarchy of noise. Noise as meta-chaos. Noise in the state of crisis. In extremes we meet!