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A Point Between
Artist
Floating Spectrum
ReleaseProduct
A Point Between
Label
Temporary Residence Ltd.
Catalogue Number
TRR324digital
Release Date
September 2019
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Floating Spectrum is the moniker for Taiwan-born, Berlin-based composer and audio technologist, Mei-Fang Liau. Her debut album as Floating Spectrum, A Point Between - crafted from a combination of synthesizers, everyday household objects, and unique software synthesizers made by Liau herself - is truly a sound and vision unlike any other. To complete the album, Liau relied heavily on a self-made, fractal-inspired software synthesizer called Polyphylla, which simulates the way in which nature creates very complex and organic forms just by repeating slight variations of a simple form. It allowed Liau to create slowly evolving textures and sounds with complex dynamics, and thus the driving influence for the whole of A Point Between. The lone outlier is "Eruption," for which Liau built a generative sound system that turns visual data into sound. In this hybrid system, sensitively fluctuating analog signals, fine-tuned data analysis, and human intuition perform together as one coherent living being. The technological marvels of Floating Spectrum are, of course, uniquely impressive. But the more astonishing and intangible triumph of A Point Between is its singular ability to collect and shape such abstract sonic organisms into richly textured, immersive works of art. It's that profound resonance that makes A Point Between such an uncanny work of emotional and structural depth.

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Digital Track List

  1. 1 The early green outburst 3:42 Floating Spectrum
  2. 2 Rising tide, nourishing soul 5:10 Floating Spectrum
  3. 3 Inner island 5:05 Floating Spectrum
  4. 4 Falling apart on the dreary field 4:28 Floating Spectrum
  5. 5 Obscured moon 4:56 Floating Spectrum
  6. 6 Eruption 7:07 Floating Spectrum
  7. 7 Descent to the hadal zone 3:56 Floating Spectrum

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