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Sounds Of A Tired City #17: Ben Vida

Sounds Of A Tired City #17: Ben Vida

Playing tracks by

Derek Bailey & Han Bennink, The Huli of Papua Niugini, Pineas Hungwe, Kasai Allstars, David Bowie and more.

Chart positions

This show was 6th in the global noise chart, 8th in the global idm chart, 22nd in the global folk chart and 42nd in the global experimental chart.

Ben Vida is a Brooklyn-based artist and composer who mainly works with electronic compositions that utilize analog and digital synthesizing technologies, with a focus on aural phenomena and sound localization. He has been an active member of the international experimental music scene for the past two decades with a long list of collaborations, bands and releases on labels such as PAN, Alku, Thrill Jockey, Drag City and Kranky. Just recently released on Shelter Press, his latest LP 'Slipping Control' was originally composed to act as a score, a sound piece and as raw data for electronic control source. We talked to Ben about his unusual rhythmic patterns and his interests in experimental music, which he also illustrates with a rather unconventional mix especially composed for Sounds Of A Tired City.

Read our interview here:

Tracklisting is quite loose: performer + album/collection title, various bits and pieces from here and there.