Roc Jiménez de Cisneros: EVOL
Since the late nineties, Roc Jiménez de Cisneros and his collaborators have been producing what they call "computer music for hooligans", inspired by fractal geometry, quantum theory and rave culture. A vortex of generative basslines, air horns, strangely familiar vocalisations and noise, their music displays a radical and playful approach to algorithmic composition. In 2003 the group started a series of electroacoustic pieces entitled Punani which addresses some of the main aspects of their work, namely: generative techniques, psychedelia, system trajectories and the musical application of mathematical phenomena, somewhere in between Denis Smalley's concept of "spectromorphology", and what Agostino Di Scipio dubbed "functional iteration synthesis". Their work has been published on international record labels like Entr'acte, Mego, Presto!? or their own ALKU. http://vivapunani.org
Untitled, for Computer, commission
A performance for generative software. Dedicated to David Deutsch and Mike Dearborn. Key words: pattern formation, pattern emergence, gas, dynamic arrays, psychedelia, iteration, constructed languages, radical computer music, rave, slime.