The original "Transient: was all about the idea of living in temporary spaces, or without a home. For "A Transient World", I wanted to look back at the original release, re-creating its mood, but in a longform mode, showing evolution. I wanted it to nod to the original, but then to keep moving and take it in new directions.
A few years ago, I began recording some sounds into my computer from an old tape that was falling apart. The results are these tape segments, which I am sharing now with anyone who want them. Enjoy, and please attribute "Thomas Park" if you use them. Thank you.
It's interesting to me about the highs and lows of art and life. I suppose most of my pieces (and most remixes) involving sounds from the period of time when I was very poor correspond to lows. The sounds are low-fi, pace is slow, moods are somber and depressed. It does not necessarily follow that all interpretations of these sounds have to be "low art".
I am really impressed with this remix EMERGE did of my urban field recordings-- with his longform track "south city discourse", I feel that the lows have been transcended and we are moving towards the highs. EMERGE creates a soundscape with its own geography, its own horizon. Listen for yourself:
Thomas asked Luciftias to remix his 6-hour piece, "Beyond The Velvet Sky", a longform drone written using sferics (atmospheric discharges from the Earth). Luciftias responded with this hypnotic 9-hour opus.