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Issue 078 of our POOLcast series brings you another collaboration special. This time we have an excerpt of the session of the Infinite Monkey Theorem Duo, consisting of Marcus Block and Sebastian Mehl, and The Artist Formerly Known as From Karaoke to Stardom. The session is completely improvised and played and recorded live with all kinds of electronic devices and software.
Such sessions have become an integral part of the POOL universe and vary greatly in their outcome depending on the field of participants. The combination of the fragile ambient and drone, which IMT have written themselves on the flag and the melodic and effect-rich playfulness of From Karaoke to Stardom creates a lively, filigree in-between world. A kind of musical bubble that seems to be coated by a thin membrane. At first you seem to recognize something inside or perceive reflections on the surface. But piece by piece, elements diffuse in and out quite inconspicuously, until over time a homogeneous, isotropic whole emerges, which no longer reveals any real boundaries. After a while, you ask yourself, are you looking at a world from the outside or are you part of it? Like the cosmological principle, a new world is created through the mixing of two realities, which could most simply be described as romantic surrealism. Unreal and yet familiar, luminously bright, but with perceivable shades. Somehow shadowy and twisted, yet detailed and inviting in an unexplainable way.
Where else can you hear romantic surrealism?