title: 'The Knotted Constellation (fourteen rotted coordinates)'
artist: Kim Cascone
release date: July 18 2011
The Knotted Constellation is a cinematic sound narrative that moves
the listener through a series of auditory fields. Each field is separated
with 'digital black' thereby framing or bracketing the 'rotted
coordinates' - each one a point on a decayed map of a dystopian
This release is an admixture of field recordings from around the
world, surreal collage techniques and synthetic sounds derived from
digital audio tools. 'The Knotted Constellation' allows listeners to lose
themselves in the territory and not merely the map of their darkest
With contributions by C. Spencer Yeh (Burning Star Core), Lithuanian
sound artist Darius Ciuta and Berlin-based circuit bender Guido
Henneböhl among others.
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