Cfr. nn. Arch. 183.46,185.32 TRACE is a limited edition collection of two-minute pieces by international sound artists, experimental composers, noise makers and other audio creators. Each artist has produced an original recording of two-minute duration for the CD on the theme of TRACE. TRACE greated an opportunity for a selection of international sound artists to work thematically, as well as providing listeners with further insight into the artists work. By bringing together this calibre and range of contributions, TRACE aims to stimulate further interest in the practice, debate and dialogue surrounding sound art. The artista on TRACE range from well known world figures, to individuals and groups making their first wirks in this field. TRACE was published thanks to a research award from the Centre for Art International Research (CAIR).
An improvised Longstone performance from Stirling was fed into an envelope follower creating a control voltage based on the amplitude and timbre of thet performance. The voltage then controlled the pitch, loop point and filter settings of raw sample data,
Track 47 del CD "TRACE, A Collection of Artists' Soundworks" (T.T. 140' 00"), 1999 Audio Research Ed
The enigmatic Longstone with their madcap array of musical trickery and odd instrumentation. Using a combination of synthesizers, bass clarinet and a revamped child’s Speak and Spell machine, the band produced a stunningly unique blend of electro-acoustic ambience - weird and unapologetically wonderful.