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Ohta, Takamitsu

Three Relations Among The Flock [CASSETTE]

Ohta, Takamitsu: Three Relations Among The Flock [CASSETTE] (Winds Measure)

Takamitsu Ohta, known for his work with artists Anne-F Jacques & Ryoko Akama, in three unexpected recordings using the microphone and speaker of small devices with recording and playback ability, from five to fifteen such linked devices creating surprisingly stacatto and expressive voices from feedback, each piece aptly named for the resulting articulation each combination creates.
 

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Takamitsu Ohta-small devices, speaker, microphone


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Purplepblue cassette in cardstock wrap-around, with hand-numbered insert card of titles and credits.

Label: Winds Measure
Catalog ID: wm52
Squidco Product Code: 29424

Format: CASSETTE
Condition: New
Released: 2020
Country: USA
Packaging: Cassette
Recorded by the artist. Mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi.

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"Side I: feedbacks by using 15 devices. Side II: feedbacks by using 5 devices These recordings are the feedbacks generated by 5 to 15 small devices with recording and playback function by microphone and speaker."-Winds Measure Recordings


Purplepblue cassette in cardstock wrap-around, with hand-numbered insert card of titles and credits.

Artist Biographies

"Takamitsu Ohta (大田高充 or Takamitsu Ota) is a contemporary artist, Born in Osaka, Japan. He is using material from the exact place and builds his own works. By a process of transformation, he makes things visible that everyone knows of, but doesn't pay particular attention to in daily life. He features sound recordings and cassette loops."

-More Mars (https://www.moremars.org/product/anne-f-jacques-takamitsu-ohta-two-forms-of-contact-with-objects/)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. Pnpmpm-Bjbjbibbjjjj, Pvvrrrrrrrrr 30:18

SIDE B



1. Tctctctctccc 13:31

2. Bdzzzzzz 9:16

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