In 2020 our world reached a point of no return, a pandemic forcing human beings to avoid contact with each other, lockdown-ed… Learning from a distance, distance learning not attending any school, but studying from where one lives, or given work to do over the internet… Porya Hatami and Philippe Petit « chose » to work that way, not exactly a choice as the distance between them wasn’t pandemic but didn’t prevent them from exchanging ideas… Musical ideas started spreading like a virus, originating from bases recorded by Petit playing his Buchla 200 system or EMS Synthi A which were then processed, reassembled by Porya and resent to Philippe to add a final touch… 2 humans were precisely positioning their musical point between dream and reality, redefining a distance in which time becomes elastic.
Music written by Philippe Petit and Porya Hatami
Mastered by Porya Hatami
supported by 27 fans who also own “PPPH 1 (Precise Point Positioning Humans)”
So, wave field synthesis could really be called real life synthesis? Despite its digital original, this is so moving, so organic, that it could be some kind of garden growth - although the clanks and catanks and whirrs hints otherwise. One of the best first listens I've had in a while. Øivind Idsø