Feedback Cycles Kasey Pocius

Feedback Cycles explores the limits of audience perception though the use of various time scales, how various complex systems based on feedback loops react to often minuscule changes, and how these acoustic systems seem to parallel many modern-day experiences, such as sexism, homophobia and climate change, as viewed by the composer. The piece is divided in four movements and was composed as an 8-channel electroacoustic piece between September and December 2018, though it makes use of field recordings made by the composer as early as January 2017.

  • Year of composition: 2018
  • Genre: Electroacoustics
  • Format: Fixed media
  • Hardware used: This piece was primarily assembled in the Otto Joachim studio at Concordia, using 8 Focal Twin D6 Monitors. Additional material was synthesized using the Doepfer A-100 Series Eurorack & 2 Moog Mother 32s located at Concordia. Field Recordings either captured with a Zoom H2N or a Zoom H6, always in MS configuration.
  • Software used: Primary Multi channel editing - Adobe Audition Virtual synthesis - Cecillia5, conTimbre, MaxMSP 7 with the Adventure Kid WaveForm Library, VCV Rack with Arable Instruments, Audible Instruments, Befaco, cf, E-Series, Geodesics, Grayscale, mscHack, Non Linear Instruments, NYSTHI, Parable Instruments, Squinky Labs I, Submarine Free, Submarine Utility, Valley & Vult Module plugins. Additional Processing - Cecilia5, GRM Tools, MaxMSP, Soundhack, Soundloom, Sound Magic, SoundToys5, Izotope Ozone 8 & RX6.
  • Duration of the submitted work: 10:19

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