EnvironMentally Sound Pierre Desmarais

This composition is a reflection on our gasoline/car obsessed society, and how this obsession is threatening our natural environment.

A car starts its engine. It rumbles, then gradually fades away. Voices of crickets can be heard, but they are slowly silenced as something menacing approaches. The car has returned.

  • Year of composition: 2008
  • Genre: Soundscape
  • Hardware used: iMac G5 PPC, Korg T3 EX keyboard controller, Roland JV-1080 Synthesizer, MOTU Traveler, Mackie Micro Series 1202 mixer, AKG-414 microphone.
  • Software used: MOTU Digital Performer 5, NI Kontakt 2, NI Electronic Instruments 2 XT - Metaphysical Function, PSP-608 Delay.
  • Duration of the submitted work: 0:58
  • Production: Home

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Also part of 60x60, Deep Wireless 6 (New Adventures in Sound Art).

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