Richard Devine is an Atlanta-based electronic musician and sound designer. He is recognized for producing a layered and heavily processed sound, combining influences from hip-hop, to old and modern electronic music. Richard Devine has released records through such esteemed labels as Schematic and Warp Records, and is the creative force behind his own sound design company, Devine Sound. Though he has contributed sound design to a number of hardware and software manufacturers, he recently released his first official sample library through Sony Creative Software. Devine has also scored commercials for the likes of Nike and Touchstone Pictures. Since the late-90s, Richard Devine's sound has been synonymous with taking cutting-edge computer-based DSP (digital signal processing) to its limits. In recent years, however, Devine has also become a convert to the unlimited sonic capabilities and hands-on "analog voodoo effect" of the Eurorack modular format. I Dream of Wires spoke to Devine at NAMM 2012, which he attends annually. Judging by the studio footage on his Vimeo channel, and his wild enthusiasm on the subject, Devine is a bonafide Eurorack obsessive! All music and sound in this video is by Richard Devine. Additional studio footage supplied by Richard Devine.
I DREAM OF WIRES is a forthcoming documentary film about the history and resurgence of modular synthesizers. The film is currently in production. This is the 6th in a series of extended interviews, which will be produced and released in various formats throughout the production, and following the release, of the film. I DREAM OF WIRES extended interview segments are sponsored by MATRIXSYNTH (m.matrixsynth.com).
A dedication to Thomas Alva Edison, featuring the voices of Katharina Biehler, Richard Chartier, Joshua Kit Clayton, Tim Hecker, Terre Thaemlitz and myself reading ‘Mary had a little lamb’, played with Akira Rabelais' Argeiphontes Lyre and cut on a 78RPM acetate.
The disc is a fragment from an unfinished oratorio on the history of recorded music, to be performed by an ensemble of mechanical-acoustic period devices. The acetate was cut in 2007 and is played back on an early 1930s HMV model 102 portable gramophone.
This is collaboration of
Zavoloka (a.k.a Kateryna Zavoloka, Ukraine)/music and Laetitia Morais, (Portugal)/visuals.
"Exhale" taken from "Viter" album, released in 2007 on Kvitnu.
The generative visuals created for the track "exhale" of the newest album Zavoloka's "Viter" is the first presentation. It represents the liquid aspect of the lungs environment, where airy elements are transported.
It's the oxygen inside the liquid and the liquid mutating it to carbon. The video interacts with the frequencies of "Exhale", and it's a recording of a live manipulation. So, there's many ways to develop itself. This collaboration is a mix of individual concepts of each artist's works, that also research Organic and Biological matrixes.
"Vedana" video created by Laetitia Morais, music composed by Zavoloka for new album "Vedana"!
Purchase "Vedana" as CD or MP3 it here:
This is second volume from series of albums dedicated
to Purification by Four Elements: Water.
Vedana is an ancient Ukrainian woman name.
Vedana is the pure sensation without emotions.
Vedana perceives the world through intuitive insight.
Vedana flows, melts, drips, crashes.
Music composed and performed by Zavoloka.
Ukrainian traditional vocal by Dania Chekun.
9-tracks CD also contains video "Vedana",
created by Laetitia Morais http://www.3leds.com
Cover design by Zavoloka.