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Alfredo Marin “Death is Progressive” (Jerome Commission)

Death is Progressive is an elusive confusion between apathy and anger. It seeks to comment upon the idea of change as juxtaposed with the monotonous experience of a complacent subdued compliance. Composed as an electro-acoustic composition employing eight large loud speakers and one subwoofer, Death is Progressive studies the relations that exist between acoustic sound, recording, and the editing of such recording. The sounds that define the composition are obtained from three distinct sources: acoustic sound, analog electronic sound, and synthesized digital sound. Sounds from these three sources are recorded and subsequently contorted and mangled into an agreeable shape. Death is Progressive is a spiteful harangue upon the episodes of consciousness.

Alfredo Marin, is a music/sound artist currently living and working in New York City. The vocabulary of Alfredo’s work is a synthesis of melodic and harmonic moments, concrete recorded sounds, and abstract electronic sound coupled with the possibilities inherent in the theatrical aspects of sound production (loudspeakers) and performance.

To learn more about Alfredo please visit www.conspicuouspropriety.com

Alfredo Marin’s performance is made possible with support from Jerome Foundation.