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Not Your World Music – Interview with Cedrik Fermont

Cedrik Fermont is one of the two authors of Not Your World Music, a book, so says the blurb “about art, politics, identity, gender and global capitalism.” And more specificly, you will find that the topics range “from academic electronic music to do-it-yourself noise in South East Asia.” The authors write about “contemporary and past noise, electroacoustic, industrial, experimental music and sound art in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. The book is structured around “political, historical and sociological essays, exclusive interviews with artists and organizers.”…

Radio On DNA by Rinus Van Alebeek

This thirty minutes show is built around a talk I (=Rinus Van Alebeek) had with Ben Roberts in Madrid. Instead of editing our conversation down to the format of an informative radio program about found sound, I decided to cut it up and mistreat it. I added snippets of music from my collection. Only one piece is played in its full length: maremotoreta by Magmadam, a duo from Madrid. All other sounds I found drifting around in the universe of the world wide web, a place, we should know by…