Correspondence: Auguste Orts Film Soundtracks

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This release compiles the series of soundtracks I produced to accompany an exhibition of works by the August Arts art collective from Belgium in London in 2008. I searched for a way to broadly draw in all of their works into one hour of sound so chose to sample excerpts from all of their films, including dialogue, sound design, even their original soundtracks, which I then applied and processed into this new work. 

So this new work both echoes a past and suggests a future within these films and sound. Female characters become male by way of the voice treatments, glitchy noise soundtracks become disembodied dystopia's, the outside is brought inside and channelled into all manner of directions.

I believe that the work is a reflection of my scanning through the archive of imagery and sound and is an abstract and moving transition of one's ideas upon another.

Read more on Auguste Orts here augusteorts.be

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released February 5, 2008

Written and produced by Robin Rimbaud

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Robin Rimbaud - Scanner is an artist and composer working in London. Since 1991 he has been intensely active in sonic art, producing concerts, installations and recordings, the albums Mass Observation (1994), Delivery (1997), and The Garden is Full of Metal (1998). His work has been presented throughout the United States, South America, Asia, Australia and Europe. ... more

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