The Weirding Module
with Nathan Gray
Speech and the voice in contemporary art and experimental music.
Phonemes are the sounds that make up language, an imperfect alphabet of the parts of the spoken word. This episode explores art and sound that draw from linguistics. The Weirding Module focuses on the voice and spoken word in experimental music and contemporary art.
Weirding Module # 15 - Phonemes
This episode centres on black poetry, sci-fi and more with: Octavia Butler, Samuel Delany, Fred Moten, Kepla and DeForrest Brown, George Lewis and Roscoe Mitchell, Yusef Komunyakaa, Colleen McElroy, June Jordan, Michael Smith, Sylvia Winter (read by Pauline Gumbs), Standing on the Corner, Julius Eastman, Jayne Cotez, Sarah Webster Fabio, Oku Onuora & AK7, Janelle Monae and DJ Screw ft: Big Floyd.
Weirding Module # 14 - Flourescent
The weirding Module, with Nathan Gray explores the spoken word and the voice in contemporary art and experimental music. This episode focuses on proximity and distance
Weirding Module # 13 - Proximity and Distance
As part of the all night program Non-Sleep As Social Practice curated by Anabelle Lacroix. Nathan Gray considers sleep programming, subliminal messaging and sound healing as attempts to make productive time out of periods of rest and sleep using audible and non-audible speech, isochronic tones, binaural and monaural beats and other esoteric audio technologies.
Weirding Module # 12 - Subliminal Programming
Centring on somniloquy, the practice of speaking in one’s sleep this episode deals with sleep, dreams, insomnia and nightmares and includes tracks sleep hypnosis, sleep learning and subliminal messages please listen with caution.
Weirding Module # 11 - Somniloquy
Weirding Module #10 - Alles auf Deutsch
Focussing on the spoken word and the voice in experimental music and contemporary art. Stories, sound poetry, Hörspiele lecture performance.
Weirding Module #9 - Auf dem Markt
The Weirding Module sells out!! Episode 9 "Auf Dem Markt / On The Market"
This show features: Mark Fisher and Justin Barton, Henri Chopin, Katlin Ladik, Luc Ferrari, Dashiell Hedayat, Antje Vowinckel, Crys Cole and Oren Ambarchi, Phew, Meitei, Carl Stone, Jena Sutela and Stine Janvin.
This episode deals with Mark Fisher's book The Weird and The Eerie, I'll play some of the musical and literary references as well as some works that I think express his idea that there is something inherently eerie about the acousmatic experience.
Weirding Module #8 - A Tentacle Mess
Weirding Module #7 - Didactic Nonsense
This edition is framed by Agnes Scherer's didactic operetta The Teacher and deals with works that seemingly set out to educate and explain but obscure, obfuscate, complexify and tangentialise knowledge into nonsense.
Weirding Module #6 - Phantom Words
An exploration of some of Diana Deutsch's audio illusions. Featuring Deutsch herself, Steve Reich, Lily Greenham, Ron Kuivila, Neil Mills, Karl Holmqvist, Chris Burden and John C. Lilley: the psychotherapist / psychonaut / dolphin communication researcher who invented the flotation tank.
Weirding Module #5 - Dangerous Do Not Play
In 2006 the researcher Thomas Knoefel found a 78 record at the Society for Psychical Research with the words "Dangerous, do not play" written on it. Its contents inspired a work by the artist Erik Bünger which forms the starting point for this edition.
This time featuring Carolee Schneemann, Ursula K Le Guin, Paul Demarinis, Robert Ashley, Ariana Reines, Odwalla88, Lots of Laurie Anderson and Big Hard Excellent Fish.
TDavid Wojnarovic, Manus Recording Project, Helen Heß, Hane Lippard, Tommomi Adachi, Mark Leckey and Meredith Monk.
Weirding Module #3
Featuring: Inger Wold Lund, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Ror Wolf, Makiko Yamamoto
Mathew Revert, Graham Lambkin and Jason Lescalleet, Matthew Hopkins, Felicia Atkinson, Alex J. Lee and Nicole Wojcik and
Made especially for the Brzask party held on the dawn of each full moon in the sculpture garden in Królikarnia Palace, Warsaw.
Weirding Module #1