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Modularia
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"Otodisc is proud to present the debut release from New York sound and video artist Aaron Miller. Modularia's 21 tracks were produced between 2000 and 2003. Many build upon works composed for video installations; in expanded form they reach far beyond the art gallery and into the pioneering acoustical spaces mapped by Tetsu Inoue, Peter Rehberg, and Paul 'Pimmon' Gough. Like those artists, Miller operates somewhere between the grit and bluster of analog and the peerless precision of digital. Using a mix of tools -- antiquated noise generators, Max/MSP -- he explores the degradation of sound through recursive processing. The results are alternately austere and lovely -- and often, oddly, both at once. Modularia zigzags from past to present, drawing upon classic ambient, and invoking a range of moods, from the anti-aesthetic to the sentimental. Also included on Modularia is the QuickTime video 'Deep Field.' Miller's recent works for video include live accompaniment for Tony Conrad and Marina Rosenfeld."