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To me, the understanding that society is created and defined (like we are all still stuck as little kids playing house) is crucial to my life. I like it keep on the tip of my tongue that the path that information takes from a source to the human body creates a projected illusion, which is perceived outside the mind, is created abstractly within. However, I am not sure that it is crucial to listening or appreciating my constructions. I understand that my philosophies also limit me on the foundation; in a set theoretic analogue, our lives will always be just subsets of the infinite union of experience that is life. Furthering the thought, the very notion that the words 'music' or 'sound' have absolute definitions is preposterous in the sense that we can only truly agree that they are words (and in fact this is a subset of other cultures languages and other species's understandings). In reality, we define what these words mean by limiting our musical palettes through choosing whether or not we would like to be discerning in regards to how we view our perceived identity. Thus I will continue to push the limits of what my close friends can handle by purposely using what other people might consider to be 'abusive' vibrations. By coloring with these sounds I will attempt to provide the listener with something that at first was originally considered grotesque but then metamorphosed into a new appreciation of squeals and scratches.

I like to play shows and collaborate. I view both of these processes as important in the construction. Simply put, I view the space as a part of the pitch. For instance, the ambient noise can be seen as a drone note to be experimented with. In other words for me the frame of the painting as well as the gallery it is placed in as well as where the gallery is placed and how people view the gallery is all a part of the original work, regardless how many times a definition has to be redefined. The painting took on its new definition as it entered the gallery and as new works filter through its walls so will the connotation of the gallery and thus of the painting. There is a direct isomorphism from paint to sound.

Methodology: I record sounds/stoned jam sessions/ life and then layer the waves produced in Acid Music Pro 6 to distort the frequency/length/period/etc... to give the illusion/being of harmony/melody/rhythm. My friends say that what I do is like early tape music (e.g. Le Caine's "Dripsody") in that I limit my palette of potential sound manipulations to layering, cutting, and alteration of wavelength to change pitch.

I would rather not talk about my past work or how I got into music but I will say that it is a great story and involves me turning into an Elk or, more correctly, like an Elk who realized that he was no longer a human. Like feeling beautiful on the internet inducing screen shot portraits hung in the front hallway, waiting for the rocks to erode the sea. The world does not wait to turn nor does the moon to rise and yet we wait. A tree does not to grow nor a river to run and yet we wait on endless banks. Just drift wood washing up. Pick up this lost piece of oak, battered abused and burnt. Count the rings left by local termites and use it to mark a grave for those yet to be, maybe for the beach, maybe for the beach, maybe for the beach. Say her name three times and wait for Rocky Mountain Trolls to awake, revealing the greater plains, and drink from where we sail our dreams and anchor our insecurities. Cut the rope and drift across star reflections on top the breath of mountains, on the waves of tears and urine. For a good captain navigates by while a bad captain navigates against and I will always strive to be a good captain.

Velvet Antlers Art is the argument, to either destroy or not to. , United States

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  • A Comment on Curiouscassette120's
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    The Lamp Encased In Glass Cannot Be Broken at 3.04
    on October 20, 2013 20:29

    I want to do so much with those lil modular drops at the end :D. So gald I randomly came on here today.

  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    From the Dreams of Physarum Polycephalum at 1.21
    on June 25, 2013 12:50

    @Curiouscassette120: Best comment ever. :D

  • A Comment on Avgustine's
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    Dipping at 1.40
    on January 29, 2013 12:05

    oh hell yeah

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    b.c.bay at 0.42
    on January 29, 2013 12:03

    Awesome lay back. Real chill.

  • A Comment on gluid's
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    The metamorphosis (the metamorphosis freedownl... at 2.23
    on January 18, 2013 11:50

    Not only do I enjoy your work, which I have been greatly, but I also enjoy that we both have kafka inspired music on our pages atm.

  • A Comment on Noise&Noise's
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    Supernova 2 at 0.12
    on January 18, 2013 11:47

    Really chill beat.

  • A Comment on ∂isk∇▲▲Å⏎gΔu†'s
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    crows bark,paris,texas at 0.39
    on January 17, 2013 02:52

    yeah, that's the better part of awesome right there.

  • A Comment on sohne's
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    Nachtgejammer at 2.25
    on January 16, 2013 15:02

    There is a visualization that is isomorphic to this composition which is the path that last nights coffee goes down my morning's intestine. Really great stuff, please keep it up.

  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    Song for the Storm That Woke Me Up At 5am at 2.24
    on January 16, 2013 13:15

    @gluid: Thanks, really glad you enjoyed it.

  • A Comment on mincontrera's
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    ATOSOTE - WOW performance at 1.00
    on January 08, 2013 03:44

    So glad this recording exists.

  • A Comment on Spite Zoo's
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    Machine Elves at 1.28
    on January 05, 2013 23:07

    Beep boop beep. love that beat. so infectious. Like a 90s movie script write planned for an electronic worm to party in my skull.

  • A Comment on Zeitdehner's module demos's
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    Sequenced Mos-Lab at 0.30
    on January 05, 2013 23:06
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    I wish that I could map my life out (the same w... at 1.21
    on January 04, 2013 20:16

    doom doom doom da da da da doom doom doom da da da da ta ta ta ta ta da da:Great stuff, keep it up!

  • A Comment on Low Entropy's
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    Low Entropy - 4th at 1.18
    on December 28, 2012 14:17

    haha man I always enjoy when you machine gun sound

  • A Comment on okkoto's
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    Novemory at 0.00
    on December 27, 2012 21:49

    *subtleties

  • A Comment on okkoto's
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    Novemory at 0.38
    on December 27, 2012 21:47

    Great stuff! Can really feel your passion for the music in the subtitles of the work.

  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    Song for the Crystallization that Produces Moon... at 1.05
    on December 27, 2012 20:48

    @Low Entropy: thanks, really glad ya like it. Been finding new ways to make sounds as of late. Been really gratifying.

  • A Comment on jhlodin's
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    Oppa Spacejam Style at 1.17
    on December 10, 2012 16:27

    So to make a viral video all you have to do is find something that would have gone viral in the 90s but didn't because it didn't have the capacity and use that, possibly unknowingly, as the base of the structure? Good job in realizing this and having the capacity to bring it together with so much finesse!

  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    As the Nøkken Plays the Northern Wind at 0.44
    on November 23, 2012 15:53

    @Dorbid: glad ya dig it

  • A Comment on Ragnar Dagur's
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    Citral at 0.50
    on November 23, 2012 14:12

    Oh hell yes

  • A Comment on Half Digested Taco's
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    Cavotacos, HdV 15/11/12 at 0.26
    on November 23, 2012 14:10
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    Winter at 1.46
    on November 23, 2012 14:05

    Very laid back, like night driving after that calming feel when all the coffee has worn off and you are left wide awake with only you, your music and the dark road fading into the dark horizon.

  • A Comment on Bolsunovsky's
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    The Forest at 0.51
    on November 23, 2012 14:02

    I feel like awesome mystic squirrels are contemplating the best way to watch the world burn. Def like

  • A Comment on VoltageCtrlr/ShiroFujioka's
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    Planets Hang In Space Without Support at 1.14
    on November 14, 2012 14:26

    It sounds like two chilled electronic fleas!

  • A Comment on kontrbass's
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    shamanic tree[the spirit of Ka-Hem] at 11.00
    on November 14, 2012 14:25

    Really badass. Thank you for that

  • A Comment on Half Digested Taco's
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    Assignement outer space at 4.19
    on September 20, 2012 19:01
  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    As the Nøkken Plays the Northern Wind at 1.39
    on September 19, 2012 12:42

    @Low Entropy: ha, thanks. Glad you think so.

    Nokken: Male water spirits who played enchanted songs on the violin, luring women and children to drown in lakes or streams

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    taste yum at 0.35
    on September 18, 2012 23:51
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    taste yum at 0.35
    on September 17, 2012 12:01

    Its why we should make an indie psychedelic glitchy noise band

  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    Lament for the Velvety Moths at 1.31
    on September 17, 2012 00:19
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    The Summer Sounds of the CDC 6600 in the Wind at 2.39
    on September 13, 2012 12:21

    @mora-tau: Thanks, really glad you like it

  • A Comment on AtomMax's
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    Bangin It at 1.29
    on July 19, 2012 11:58
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    Nervous system at 0.07
    on July 19, 2012 11:56

    oh hell yes. It is like beetles walking under my skin, laying their eggs and dreaming in tin

  • A Comment on carl majeau's
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    Waiting Games at 0.43
    on July 18, 2012 04:28

    I would love to josh this up if you would let me. So much emotions in the chord changes throughout this piece. really excellent work

  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    Place to Replace your Eyes (Replacing the Mind ...
    on July 17, 2012 00:45

    Really glad you both like it! It was really really fun to make and mix! I love doing this.

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    Replacing the Mind at 0.45
    on July 03, 2012 20:27

    can you send me this via gmail and let me mix/glitch it?

  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    Just Another Yellow Filtered Monday at 1.11
    on June 17, 2012 16:52

    @Caalamus: I was smelling that smell last night but in nj. Sadly thou I am not around that area... but that doesnt mean I can't be.

  • A Comment on Olol Ololov's
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    jest at 0.50
    on June 14, 2012 22:43

    Ya thats real chill...it just poooouuuuurs nd pooouuuuuur like clouds rolln over nights hills

  • A Comment on mudlogger's
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    الشبيحة‎ at 2.19
    on June 05, 2012 14:50

    It makes me smile

  • A Comment on Velvet Antlers's
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    Just Another Yellow Filtered Monday at 1.02
    on June 05, 2012 13:39

    @carl majeau: Glad ya liked it man. btw awesome stuff ya sent me the other day! We need to record soon. When are you free next?

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