In the second part of the Unlocking Sounds collaboration between the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision’s RE:VIVE initiative, the Research Center for Material Culture and Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum, Dutch producer Parrish Smith digs through the Tropenmuseum’s ethnographic music archive and reads between the lines of ethnomusicology to confront the Netherlands’ colonial past. Assisted by the writings of Surinamese slave resistance writer Anton de Kom, Smith delivers a gripping social commentary entitled GENESIS BLACK.
The year is 2051. The human race has split into two groups. One maintained their basic human state, while the other transformed by tapping into their psychospiritual lifeforce potential. The second group created a higher dimensional civilization. They called it Xymeria.
Repetitive Strain Injury (R.S.I.): an injury caused by repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, mechanical compression, or sustained or awkward positions. “RSI” is an umbrella term used to refer to several discrete conditions that can be both physical and psychological in nature. Also known as cumulative trauma disorders, repetitive stress injuries, repetitive motion injuries or disorders. The release consists of six tracks written, recorded and mixed by Josh Younggren from Minneapolis.
Composed and recorded in 2014.
Free tracks from Birth Of Frequency, Zadig and Voiski on the Construct Re-Form label.
Six synth/field recording/techno noise tracks by Ryan Huber. Recorded, mixed, mastered 2015 on a Tascam DP-03SD.