new to stock as of
january 9th, 2004
|praemedia (usa) #prae 002 cd|
tim perkis “motive” compact disc
|praemedia press release...|
|tim perkis is one of the pioneers of computer music. a founding member of the first network computer music group, the hub, along with chris brown, john bischoff, scot gresham-lancaster, mark trayle, and phil stone, as well as an accomplished computer improviser. this release finds tim tackling the developements of modern electronic music, including the wide and debated field of idm. originally completed in 1999 and released via mp3 on the artifact records website, we present it to you now in its clearest form.|
originally completed in 2000 and released as an exclusive mp3 album in 2002 on artifact recordings, motive by tim perkis comes to cd as the second release for praemedia. a meditation on modern electronica by a veteran computer musician, motive is a pulse-driven array of electronics informed by a long history of improvisation in the electronic music field.
perkis has been working in the medium of live electronic and sound for many years, performing and recording in north america, europe and japan. his sounds have appeared on the labels 482 music, tzadik and artifact in the u.s. as well as sonore and meniscus. perkis’s projects and passions have ranged from creating spatial sonic environments to building electronic instruments based on the behavior of genes in biological systems. his work has been largely concerned with exploring the emergence of life-like properties in complex systems of interactions.
he is also well known for his collaborations with artists such as chris brown, rova, fred frith, kaffe mathews, wadada leo smith, john zorn, john bischoff and is an active member of the san francisco bay area’s new music community.